Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 53 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 20 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.97% 3.06% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.87% 18.24% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 12
Sheffield median daily rate £625 £496 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.94% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £423 £429 £426
90th Percentile £645 £573 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £498 £493
% change year-on-year +25.63% +1.02% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 106 148 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.75% 16.76% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 98 147
Sheffield median daily rate £435 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £297 £313 £261
90th Percentile £638 £575 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £444
% change year-on-year - -4.23% +26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Sheffield median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +189.47% -46.24%
10th Percentile £20.00 £26.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £28.75 £20.95
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +87.50% -31.43%

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 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 18 (90.00%) JIRA
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 15 (75.00%) Coaching
3 13 (65.00%) Microservices
3 13 (65.00%) Slack
4 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (50.00%) SFIA
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Python
7 8 (40.00%) HTTP
7 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (40.00%) Clustering
7 8 (40.00%) Docker
7 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (40.00%) SonarQube
7 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (40.00%) nginx
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (40.00%) BDD
7 8 (40.00%) Puppet
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 8 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Slack
2 1 (5.00%) G Suite
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) JIRA
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (15.00%) Burp Suite
5 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (15.00%) JMeter
5 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) XHTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CAML
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Coaching
1 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 13 (65.00%) Microservices
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) SFIA
5 8 (40.00%) BDD
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) OWASP
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) PHP 5
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
2 6 (30.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Nintex
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase