The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 April 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.91% 1.35% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.89% 6.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £415 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.28% -22.22%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 38 95 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 11.59% 21.44% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 76 34
Median daily rate £500 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £708 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (78.95%) GitHub
4 11 (57.89%) DevOps
5 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (31.58%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Ansible
9 4 (21.05%) Big Data
10 3 (15.79%) Splunk
10 3 (15.79%) Docker
10 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
10 3 (15.79%) SDLC
10 3 (15.79%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) C
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
11 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
11 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.53%) Data Lake
2 2 (10.53%) DataStage
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
6 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Packer
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
1 3 (15.79%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) New Relic
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.26%) Zend