Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 11 November 2019 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
England > South West
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 113 162
Rank change year-on-year +29 +49 -9
Contract jobs citing Confluence 159 117 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.48% 1.89% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.67% 12.76% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 54 28
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -13.85%
10th Percentile £413 £356 £363
90th Percentile £563 £601 £608
England median daily rate £496 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +1.79% -2.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 0
South West median hourly rate £66.00 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.86% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% -1.14% -2.22%

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 900 917 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.04% 14.80% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 591 525
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +6.01%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £219
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
England median daily rate £451 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.01% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 37
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £40.27 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.43% +1.94% +21.54%
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.25 £15.30
90th Percentile £64.40 £47.00 £51.50
England median hourly rate £20.98 £22.00 £20.47
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.49% +2.34%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the South West over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the South West over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South West region over the 6 months to 11 November 2019. 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
Wiltshire +16 77 £450 -18.18% 8
Gloucestershire +6 30 £500 +36.99% 5
Bristol +1 24 £450 - 8
Devon - 12 £580 - 1
Somerset - 8 £500 - 2
Dorset -11 2 £329 -15.10% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 154 (96.86%) JIRA
2 109 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (42.77%) Atlassian
4 61 (38.36%) Scrum
5 53 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 44 (27.67%) Linux
7 42 (26.42%) Jenkins
8 39 (24.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 35 (22.01%) C++
10 34 (21.38%) Python
11 33 (20.75%) UML
12 32 (20.13%) Git (software)
12 32 (20.13%) DevOps
13 31 (19.50%) Test Automation
14 30 (18.87%) SC Cleared
14 30 (18.87%) C
14 30 (18.87%) Bitbucket
15 27 (16.98%) Java
15 27 (16.98%) AWS
16 21 (13.21%) Windows
17 19 (11.95%) VMware
17 19 (11.95%) Regression Testing
17 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (11.95%) Google
18 18 (11.32%) DV Cleared
18 18 (11.32%) BDD
18 18 (11.32%) SQL
19 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
19 17 (10.69%) User Stories
19 17 (10.69%) GoogleTest

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (6.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.89%) Camunda
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.26%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.26%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.26%) Mule
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (2.52%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.98%) AWS
2 15 (9.43%) Azure
3 8 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.52%) Office 365
4 4 (2.52%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.26%) Apigee
5 2 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.26%) GCP
5 2 (1.26%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.26%) Slack
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) Skype
2 6 (3.77%) DHCP
2 6 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (1.26%) SMS
3 2 (1.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.77%) MySQL
5 3 (1.89%) MS Access
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 154 (96.86%) JIRA
2 42 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 39 (24.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 32 (20.13%) Git (software)
5 30 (18.87%) Bitbucket
6 17 (10.69%) GoogleTest
7 15 (9.43%) JUnit
7 15 (9.43%) Selenium
8 14 (8.81%) GitLab
9 13 (8.18%) Cucumber
9 13 (8.18%) Maven
10 10 (6.29%) Mockito
11 9 (5.66%) Appium
12 5 (3.14%) Bitbucket Server
12 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.14%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.52%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.26%) TestRail
14 2 (1.26%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (6.29%) Public Sector
2 4 (2.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Marketing
3 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.89%) Retail
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (28.93%) Developer
2 24 (15.09%) Analyst
3 21 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.43%) Architect
4 15 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.43%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) Python Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (5.03%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.14%) Administrator
7 5 (3.14%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (3.14%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (3.14%) PMO Lead
7 5 (3.14%) Release Manager
7 5 (3.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) Gherkin
2 13 (8.18%) Spring
3 11 (6.92%) JSF
3 11 (6.92%) RESTful
3 11 (6.92%) SOAP
3 11 (6.92%) XML
4 9 (5.66%) Web Services
5 7 (4.40%) .NET
6 6 (3.77%) HTML
7 5 (3.14%) CSS
8 4 (2.52%) .NET Core
8 4 (2.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.52%) jBPM
8 4 (2.52%) OpenCV
8 4 (2.52%) Yocto
9 3 (1.89%) JSON
9 3 (1.89%) Node.js
9 3 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) NHS
2 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (3.77%) PKI
4 5 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.63%) VHDL
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Linux
2 21 (13.21%) Windows
3 12 (7.55%) HPUX
4 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.77%) CentOS
5 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.89%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (1.26%) Unix
8 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.36%) Scrum
3 33 (20.75%) UML
4 32 (20.13%) DevOps
5 31 (19.50%) Test Automation
6 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (11.95%) Regression Testing
7 18 (11.32%) BDD
8 17 (10.69%) User Stories
9 14 (8.81%) Change Management
9 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.81%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.81%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.18%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.18%) ITIL
10 13 (8.18%) Kanban
10 13 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (8.18%) TDD
11 12 (7.55%) Coaching
11 12 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.01%) C++
2 34 (21.38%) Python
3 30 (18.87%) C
4 27 (16.98%) Java
5 18 (11.32%) SQL
6 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.77%) C#
10 4 (2.52%) Groovy
11 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.89%) VBA
12 2 (1.26%) PHP
12 2 (1.26%) Ruby
12 2 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.63%) Tcl
13 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) MCSA
4 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.52%) CCENT
6 3 (1.89%) CCNA
6 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.89%) Degree
6 3 (1.89%) RHCE
6 3 (1.89%) SANS
7 2 (1.26%) MCSE
7 2 (1.26%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) CCA
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) PMO
2 5 (3.14%) QA
3 4 (2.52%) NCSC
4 3 (1.89%) JTAG
4 3 (1.89%) NIST
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) Docker
3 8 (5.03%) vSphere
4 5 (3.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.40%) Ansible
2 7 (4.40%) Terraform
3 6 (3.77%) SCCM
4 5 (3.14%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.26%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (42.77%) Atlassian
2 19 (11.95%) Google
2 19 (11.95%) VMware
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.29%) Oracle
5 8 (5.03%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.40%) ForgeRock
6 7 (4.40%) NetIQ
7 6 (3.77%) Altera
7 6 (3.77%) HP
7 6 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.77%) SAP
7 6 (3.77%) Xilinx
8 5 (3.14%) Adobe
8 5 (3.14%) hybris
9 3 (1.89%) Cisco
9 3 (1.89%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.89%) Progress
10 1 (0.63%) Intel
10 1 (0.63%) Splunk