The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Confluence
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 139 134
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 2.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £300 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £316 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £461 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 339 631 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.64% 21.48% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 341 276
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Scotland

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Scotland

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Scotland

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 6 £280 -37.77% 2
Glasgow +3 5 £358 -20.55% 1
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JIRA
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) REST
5 11 (47.83%) Microservices
5 11 (47.83%) SOAP
6 10 (43.48%) IBM
6 10 (43.48%) Spring
6 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
8 8 (34.78%) Banking
8 8 (34.78%) JMS
8 8 (34.78%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (34.78%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (34.78%) Wiki
8 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (34.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 5 (21.74%) HTML
10 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
10 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
11 4 (17.39%) User Experience
11 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) Unix
12 3 (13.04%) Web Services
12 3 (13.04%) Linux
12 3 (13.04%) OO

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
3 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
4 3 (13.04%) Appium
4 3 (13.04%) Calabash
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) Gatling
4 3 (13.04%) JBehave
4 3 (13.04%) JMeter
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.35%) Mocha
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) REST
2 11 (47.83%) SOAP
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) JMS
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) Cocoa
8 2 (8.70%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (8.70%) Core Data
8 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE
8 2 (8.70%) Java EE
8 2 (8.70%) UIKit
9 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.35%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Wiki
2 4 (17.39%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) DataPower
5 1 (4.35%) Animation
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Microservices
3 8 (34.78%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) API Development
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.35%) OCR
8 1 (4.35%) Records Management
8 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) Dart
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
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