Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 118 151
Rank change year-on-year +18 +33 +41
Contract jobs citing Confluence 144 79 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.29% 1.53% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.00% 9.61% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 39
South West median daily rate £500 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -6.67% +27.21%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £391
90th Percentile £625 £640 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% -20.83%

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 847 822 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.45% 15.87% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 517 654
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £268 £233 £203
90th Percentile £588 £563 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 26
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £24.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.39% -19.01% -22.93%
10th Percentile £16.05 £12.67 £14.88
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.60 £42.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.56%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -2 72 £525 +25.00% 8
Bristol +12 48 £500 +11.11% 9
Dorset +16 8 £550 +41.94% 6
Devon -5 4 £463 +8.82% 5
Gloucestershire -24 2 - - 9
Cornwall -3 1 - - 2
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 133 (92.36%) JIRA
2 110 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (43.06%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (40.28%) Atlassian
5 54 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 53 (36.81%) Git (software)
7 48 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 46 (31.94%) Scrum
8 46 (31.94%) Jenkins
9 43 (29.86%) Test Automation
10 42 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (29.17%) REST
11 40 (27.78%) Kanban
12 39 (27.08%) JavaScript
13 38 (26.39%) Windows
14 37 (25.69%) VMware
15 36 (25.00%) Finance
16 33 (22.92%) DevOps
17 32 (22.22%) Linux
17 32 (22.22%) Java
18 31 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
19 30 (20.83%) Windows Server
20 29 (20.14%) BDD
21 28 (19.44%) PowerShell
21 28 (19.44%) TDD
22 27 (18.75%) Bitbucket
22 27 (18.75%) vCenter Server
23 26 (18.06%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.47%) CMS
4 5 (3.47%) WildFly
5 3 (2.08%) Apache
5 3 (2.08%) IIS
6 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.69%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.03%) GitHub
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.25%) npm
4 5 (3.47%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (2.78%) BrowserStack
6 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.08%) Datadog
6 3 (2.08%) Slack
7 2 (1.39%) IaaS
7 2 (1.39%) PaaS
7 2 (1.39%) SaaS
7 2 (1.39%) Trello
8 1 (0.69%) Apigee
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.28%) HTTP
2 10 (6.94%) Firewall
2 10 (6.94%) Skype
3 8 (5.56%) DNS
4 7 (4.86%) SAN
5 6 (4.17%) BGP
5 6 (4.17%) OSPF
5 6 (4.17%) VSAN
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.47%) DHCP
6 5 (3.47%) DMVPN
6 5 (3.47%) Multicast
6 5 (3.47%) VXLAN
7 4 (2.78%) SSH
8 3 (2.08%) FTP
8 3 (2.08%) SMTP
9 2 (1.39%) NAS
10 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.97%) Relational Database
2 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.47%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 133 (92.36%) JIRA
2 53 (36.81%) Git (software)
3 46 (31.94%) Jenkins
4 42 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (18.75%) Bitbucket
6 24 (16.67%) JUnit
7 20 (13.89%) Subversion
8 19 (13.19%) Hudson
9 10 (6.94%) Selenium
10 9 (6.25%) Babel
10 9 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.25%) webpack
11 7 (4.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (4.17%) Maven
12 6 (4.17%) SonarQube
13 5 (3.47%) Checkstyle
13 5 (3.47%) Liquibase
13 5 (3.47%) Mockito
13 5 (3.47%) Vagrant
14 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Marketing
4 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.94%) Electronics
5 10 (6.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Military
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (29.17%) Developer
2 18 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 18 (12.50%) Architect
2 18 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 18 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
4 9 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
4 9 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 8 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 8 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
6 7 (4.86%) Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Scrum Master
7 6 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Network Technical Architect
8 5 (3.47%) PowerShell Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.17%) REST
2 25 (17.36%) RESTful
3 21 (14.58%) .NET
3 21 (14.58%) Spring
4 19 (13.19%) JSON
5 18 (12.50%) Django
5 18 (12.50%) Guice
5 18 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 18 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 12 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 12 (8.33%) CSS
6 12 (8.33%) React
7 9 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 9 (6.25%) Enzyme
7 9 (6.25%) Jest
7 9 (6.25%) LESS
7 9 (6.25%) Node.js
7 9 (6.25%) Redux
7 9 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.86%) PKI
4 5 (3.47%) Replication
4 5 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.08%) Blog
6 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.08%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 3 (2.08%) Wiki
7 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.39%) Windows
2 32 (22.22%) Linux
3 30 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.56%) Unix
5 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.47%) VMS
7 3 (2.08%) CentOS
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.06%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (31.94%) Scrum
4 43 (29.86%) Test Automation
5 40 (27.78%) Kanban
6 33 (22.92%) DevOps
7 31 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (20.14%) BDD
9 28 (19.44%) TDD
10 26 (18.06%) Configuration Management
10 26 (18.06%) Reverse Engineering
11 22 (15.28%) Open Source
12 20 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (13.19%) MVC
14 18 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 18 (12.50%) Functional Programming
14 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 18 (12.50%) OWASP
14 18 (12.50%) Pair Programming
14 18 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.08%) JavaScript
2 32 (22.22%) Java
3 28 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 21 (14.58%) Ruby
5 19 (13.19%) Scala
6 15 (10.42%) C#
6 15 (10.42%) Python
7 14 (9.72%) SQL
8 9 (6.25%) ES6
8 9 (6.25%) ES7
8 9 (6.25%) TypeScript
9 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.47%) Java 8
11 5 (3.47%) JPQL
11 5 (3.47%) Perl
12 3 (2.08%) PHP
12 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.69%) C++
13 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 48 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.97%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (15.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (10.42%) CCNA
6 15 (10.42%) MCSA
6 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (9.72%) MCSE
8 10 (6.94%) DV Cleared
8 10 (6.94%) OCA
8 10 (6.94%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (5.56%) CCNP
10 7 (4.86%) CCIE
11 3 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (2.08%) Degree
12 2 (1.39%) APMP
13 1 (0.69%) CCENT
13 1 (0.69%) ISEB
13 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.28%) Docker
3 10 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.69%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (18.75%) vCenter Server
2 17 (11.81%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.64%) PowerCLI
4 6 (4.17%) SCCM
5 5 (3.47%) Ansible
5 5 (3.47%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.78%) Terraform
7 3 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.08%) Grafana
7 3 (2.08%) Icinga
7 3 (2.08%) Nagios
7 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (40.28%) Atlassian
2 37 (25.69%) VMware
3 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.36%) Cisco
5 18 (12.50%) Google
6 14 (9.72%) Oracle
7 12 (8.33%) SAP
8 5 (3.47%) Splunk
9 4 (2.78%) Teradata
10 3 (2.08%) CA
10 3 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.39%) Adobe
11 2 (1.39%) Dell
11 2 (1.39%) Omniture
11 2 (1.39%) Veeam
12 1 (0.69%) EMC
12 1 (0.69%) HP
12 1 (0.69%) IBM
12 1 (0.69%) Zend