Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 67 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.28% 1.07% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 4.43% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
Sheffield median daily rate £445 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +2.78% -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £463 £338
% change year-on-year -3.78% +37.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 104 203 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 16.69% 24.05% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 150 61
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £269 £279 £210
90th Percentile £650 £726 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £475 £315
% change year-on-year -15.79% +50.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.36% +161.90% -65.00%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year -46.67% +114.29% -65.00%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Sheffield over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) MuleSoft
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 5 (62.50%) GitHub
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) HTTP
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing

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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Writer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) MuleSoft
1 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat