Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 155 154
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1 +47
Contract jobs citing Confluence 117 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.87% 0.74% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.77% 4.81% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 36
South West median daily rate £455 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.58% +27.52%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £363
90th Percentile £609 £603 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.38% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
South West median hourly rate £43.75 - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% -2.22% -25.00%

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 916 853 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.62% 15.32% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 523 734
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +6.21% -2.03%
10th Percentile £250 £221 £213
90th Percentile £563 £538 £519
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 29
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +22.81% -26.94%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.35 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £54.95 £42.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +5.10%

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 19 November 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
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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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 +2 48 £550 +30.95% 6
Bristol +21 32 £455 -12.29% 13
Dorset +13 15 £388 - 5
Gloucestershire -8 13 £365 -13.10% 5
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 113 (96.58%) JIRA
2 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (43.59%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (41.88%) Atlassian
5 48 (41.03%) Security Cleared
6 43 (36.75%) SC Cleared
6 43 (36.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (28.21%) Git (software)
7 33 (28.21%) Scrum
8 29 (24.79%) Test Automation
9 28 (23.93%) Linux
10 27 (23.08%) VMware
10 27 (23.08%) REST
11 26 (22.22%) Finance
12 25 (21.37%) Reverse Engineering
12 25 (21.37%) DevOps
13 23 (19.66%) Windows
13 23 (19.66%) Cisco
14 22 (18.80%) PowerShell
14 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
15 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
15 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
15 21 (17.95%) Data Centre
16 20 (17.09%) Windows Server
16 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
17 19 (16.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (16.24%) vCenter Server
18 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.27%) CMS
4 3 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.71%) WildFly
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) npm
2 6 (5.13%) Slack
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Apigee
5 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) Firewall
2 8 (6.84%) HTTP
3 5 (4.27%) BGP
3 5 (4.27%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (4.27%) DMVPN
3 5 (4.27%) Multicast
3 5 (4.27%) OSPF
3 5 (4.27%) VXLAN
4 4 (3.42%) SAN
5 3 (2.56%) Skype
6 2 (1.71%) DHCP
6 2 (1.71%) DNS
6 2 (1.71%) NAS
6 2 (1.71%) VSAN
7 1 (0.85%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.55%) MySQL
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 113 (96.58%) JIRA
2 43 (36.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 33 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.26%) Bitbucket
6 10 (8.55%) JUnit
7 9 (7.69%) Subversion
8 7 (5.98%) Hudson
8 7 (5.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (5.13%) Maven
10 5 (4.27%) Selenium
10 5 (4.27%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.56%) Ant
11 3 (2.56%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.56%) Gradle
11 3 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.56%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.71%) Checkstyle
12 2 (1.71%) Mockito
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Marketing
3 10 (8.55%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.69%) Electronics
5 4 (3.42%) Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Publishing
7 2 (1.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Architect
5 10 (8.55%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Network Design Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Agile Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Scala Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Network Technical Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.27%) Splunk Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Design Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) REST
2 17 (14.53%) .NET
3 10 (8.55%) RESTful
4 9 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.84%) JSON
5 8 (6.84%) Spring
6 7 (5.98%) Django
6 7 (5.98%) Entity Framework
6 7 (5.98%) Guice
6 7 (5.98%) jQuery
6 7 (5.98%) Laravel
6 7 (5.98%) Play Framework
6 7 (5.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (5.98%) Spring MVC
6 7 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (5.13%) Zend Framework
8 5 (4.27%) WCF
9 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 5 (4.27%) Wiki
6 3 (2.56%) Blog
6 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) Replication
7 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
7 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.85%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Linux
2 23 (19.66%) Windows
3 20 (17.09%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) Unix
6 2 (1.71%) CentOS
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) VMS
6 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.59%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (28.21%) Scrum
4 29 (24.79%) Test Automation
5 25 (21.37%) DevOps
5 25 (21.37%) Reverse Engineering
6 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
7 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.68%) Kanban
8 16 (13.68%) NsoIT
9 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
10 13 (11.11%) BDD
10 13 (11.11%) SDLC
10 13 (11.11%) TDD
10 13 (11.11%) User Stories
11 11 (9.40%) Open Source
11 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.55%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.80%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.68%) Java
3 12 (10.26%) SQL
4 11 (9.40%) C#
4 11 (9.40%) Python
5 10 (8.55%) PHP
6 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.84%) Perl
8 7 (5.98%) Ruby
8 7 (5.98%) Scala
9 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.71%) Dart
12 2 (1.71%) Java 8
12 2 (1.71%) JPQL
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 43 (36.75%) SC Cleared
3 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (11.11%) CCNA
6 12 (10.26%) Degree
6 12 (10.26%) MCSA
6 12 (10.26%) MCSE
6 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (8.55%) OCA
7 10 (8.55%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
9 7 (5.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (5.98%) CCIE
9 7 (5.98%) CCNP
9 7 (5.98%) ISTQB
10 5 (4.27%) ISEB
11 2 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.40%) Docker
3 6 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) vCenter Server
2 12 (10.26%) PowerCLI
3 7 (5.98%) Ansible
4 5 (4.27%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.71%) SCCM
6 2 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) Atlassian
2 27 (23.08%) VMware
3 23 (19.66%) Cisco
4 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.40%) Oracle
6 10 (8.55%) SAP
7 8 (6.84%) Splunk
8 7 (5.98%) Google
8 7 (5.98%) Zend
9 4 (3.42%) Teradata
10 3 (2.56%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.56%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.71%) Adobe
11 2 (1.71%) Dell
11 2 (1.71%) Omniture
12 1 (0.85%) EMC
12 1 (0.85%) HP
12 1 (0.85%) IBM
12 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.85%) Veritas