Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 151 169
Rank change year-on-year +48 +18 +28
Contract jobs citing Confluence 99 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.94% 1.02% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.06% 6.12% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 27
South West median daily rate £433 £416 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +20.65% -10.39%
10th Percentile £363 £336 £306
90th Percentile £638 £593 £543
England median daily rate £500 £471 £440
% change year-on-year +6.27% +6.93% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%

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 821 882 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.08% 16.72% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 605 736
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £255 £205 £213
90th Percentile £575 £556 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 30
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.03% +26.92% +61.01%
10th Percentile £13.35 £22.50 £9.39
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.95%

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 22 April 2018.

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
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 22 April 2018. 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 +15 32 £479 +16.06% 5
Bristol +10 30 £438 -2.78% 11
Gloucestershire +24 25 £413 +3.13% 5
Devon +6 9 £425 - 3
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £275 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 98 (98.99%) JIRA
2 85 (85.86%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (44.44%) DevOps
4 37 (37.37%) Scrum
5 35 (35.35%) Java
6 34 (34.34%) Microservices
7 33 (33.33%) Docker
7 33 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 30 (30.30%) Git (software)
8 30 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (28.28%) .NET
10 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 26 (26.26%) Atlassian
11 26 (26.26%) Kubernetes
11 26 (26.26%) .NET Core
11 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (25.25%) C#
13 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
13 24 (24.24%) Linux
13 24 (24.24%) .NET Framework
13 24 (24.24%) Banking
13 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (23.23%) Spring
15 22 (22.22%) REST
15 22 (22.22%) Finance
15 22 (22.22%) E-Commerce
15 22 (22.22%) SQL
16 21 (21.21%) iPad
16 21 (21.21%) Artifactory
17 20 (20.20%) EJB

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 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.02%) CMS
3 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) Jetty
4 1 (1.01%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 4 (4.04%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) Serverless
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.01%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.01%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (1.01%) npm
5 1 (1.01%) NuGet
5 1 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Route 53
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) SMS
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) FTP
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) IPsec
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) DB2
3 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.07%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (4.04%) Lumira
8 2 (2.02%) Big Data
8 2 (2.02%) DTS
8 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 98 (98.99%) JIRA
2 33 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 30 (30.30%) Git (software)
4 21 (21.21%) Artifactory
5 16 (16.16%) Maven
5 16 (16.16%) TeamCity
6 14 (14.14%) Eclipse
7 13 (13.13%) Ant
7 13 (13.13%) Bitbucket
8 10 (10.10%) JUnit
9 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (7.07%) EasyMock
9 7 (7.07%) Selenium
10 5 (5.05%) Gradle
11 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.04%) JMeter
11 4 (4.04%) SonarQube
12 2 (2.02%) Introscope
12 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.02%) WebStorm
General
1 24 (24.24%) Banking
2 22 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) .NET Architect
2 24 (24.24%) Architect
3 22 (22.22%) Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Technical Architect
5 13 (13.13%) Business Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.10%) .NET Technical Architect
7 6 (6.06%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Digital Business Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.05%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 26 (26.26%) .NET Core
3 24 (24.24%) .NET Framework
3 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (23.23%) Spring
5 22 (22.22%) REST
6 20 (20.20%) EJB
6 20 (20.20%) Web Services
7 14 (14.14%) CSS
7 14 (14.14%) HTML
7 14 (14.14%) XML
8 13 (13.13%) CSS3
8 13 (13.13%) DHTML
8 13 (13.13%) Hibernate
8 13 (13.13%) HTML5
8 13 (13.13%) JMS
9 12 (12.12%) J2EE
10 11 (11.11%) JSP
10 11 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) iPad
2 13 (13.13%) User Experience
3 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.08%) Wiki
4 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.02%) RIA
5 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) Unix
3 8 (8.08%) CentOS
3 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (85.86%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) DevOps
3 37 (37.37%) Scrum
4 34 (34.34%) Microservices
5 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 20 (20.20%) OO
8 19 (19.19%) Integration Testing
9 17 (17.17%) Web Development
10 15 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.11%) User Stories
12 10 (10.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 10 (10.10%) Kanban
12 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (9.09%) SOA
13 9 (9.09%) TDD
14 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
14 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) Java
2 25 (25.25%) C#
3 22 (22.22%) SQL
4 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.12%) Python
7 9 (9.09%) Ruby
8 8 (8.08%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.07%) Groovy
10 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.02%) Java 8
11 2 (2.02%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) C
12 1 (1.01%) C++
12 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) Degree
5 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (26.26%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.09%) Ansible
2 9 (9.09%) Puppet
3 8 (8.08%) Nagios
4 2 (2.02%) Terraform
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.01%) SELinux
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Atlassian
2 18 (18.18%) Oracle
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.07%) IBM
6 6 (6.06%) Cognos
6 6 (6.06%) SAP
7 4 (4.04%) Capita
8 3 (3.03%) VMware
9 2 (2.02%) Apigee
9 2 (2.02%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.02%) CA
9 2 (2.02%) Tableau
10 1 (1.01%) GoldenSource
10 1 (1.01%) Google
10 1 (1.01%) hybris
10 1 (1.01%) New Relic
10 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.01%) Sencha
10 1 (1.01%) Sitecore