Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 169 194
Rank change year-on-year +28 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing Confluence 46 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.91% 0.39% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 1.97% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 1
Scotland median daily rate £358 £400 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +220.00% -75.00%
10th Percentile £255 £312 £113
90th Percentile £533 £447 £138
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +41.18%

Confluence is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 837 862 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.60% 19.89% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 522 502
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% -4.33%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £180
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 26
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £15.89 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 30 £354 -11.56% 2
Edinburgh +2 16 £375 -15.59% 4
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 44 (95.65%) JIRA
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) Python
6 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
7 10 (21.74%) TeamCity
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
7 10 (21.74%) Functional Testing
8 9 (19.57%) C#
9 8 (17.39%) Ant
9 8 (17.39%) JUnit
9 8 (17.39%) Linux
9 8 (17.39%) JMeter
9 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Business Analysis
9 8 (17.39%) Ruby
9 8 (17.39%) User Stories
9 8 (17.39%) Calabash
9 8 (17.39%) JBehave
9 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
9 8 (17.39%) SpecFlow
9 8 (17.39%) Zephyr
9 8 (17.39%) Appium
9 8 (17.39%) Gatling
10 7 (15.22%) Scrum
10 7 (15.22%) Kanban
10 7 (15.22%) Finance
10 7 (15.22%) CRM
11 6 (13.04%) Migration

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 5 (10.87%) JBoss
1 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (95.65%) JIRA
2 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
3 10 (21.74%) TeamCity
4 8 (17.39%) Ant
4 8 (17.39%) Appium
4 8 (17.39%) Calabash
4 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.39%) Gatling
4 8 (17.39%) JBehave
4 8 (17.39%) JMeter
4 8 (17.39%) JUnit
4 8 (17.39%) SpecFlow
4 8 (17.39%) Zephyr
5 6 (13.04%) Maven
5 6 (13.04%) Subversion
6 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.70%) Android Studio
7 4 (8.70%) Gradle
8 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Test Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Coach
6 4 (8.70%) Android Developer
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Salesforce Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Salesforce Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) React
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.17%) Chai
4 1 (2.17%) Enzyme
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.70%) PMI
2 3 (6.52%) STB
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
3 10 (21.74%) Functional Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.39%) User Stories
5 7 (15.22%) CRM
5 7 (15.22%) Kanban
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) DevOps
6 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.04%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Data Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.87%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) Ruby
6 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.17%) Dart
9 1 (2.17%) ES6
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) MiFID
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
1 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata