Period
to 24 January 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 24 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 140 183
Rank change year-on-year +7 +43 +24
Contract jobs citing Confluence 66 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.26% 1.08% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.89% 6.40% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 22
South West median daily rate £420 £438 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.45% -13.82%
10th Percentile £364 £386 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £41.25
England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year -6.32% -20.83% +41.18%

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 836 906 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.90% 16.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 627 760
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68% -2.67%
10th Percentile £233 £205 £200
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 31
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% -20.00% +106.25%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £48.20 £42.60 £46.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +8 26 £420 -4.00% 7
Bristol -2 15 £450 +11.46% 11
Gloucestershire +17 11 £420 -20.00% 4
Devon +9 8 £425 - 3
Dorset -1 3 £388 +14.81% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £688 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 65 (98.48%) JIRA
2 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (45.45%) DevOps
4 28 (42.42%) Scrum
5 24 (36.36%) Java
6 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 20 (30.30%) Jenkins
7 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (28.79%) Docker
9 18 (27.27%) Linux
10 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (22.73%) User Stories
11 15 (22.73%) Banking
12 14 (21.21%) Oracle
13 13 (19.70%) SQL
13 13 (19.70%) Kanban
13 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
13 13 (19.70%) Artifactory
14 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (18.18%) Ansible
15 11 (16.67%) Project Management
15 11 (16.67%) Finance
15 11 (16.67%) EJB
15 11 (16.67%) Python
15 11 (16.67%) Spring
15 11 (16.67%) Microservices
16 10 (15.15%) Coaching
16 10 (15.15%) Maven
16 10 (15.15%) Degree

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 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Jetty
4 1 (1.52%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) GitHub
2 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Serverless
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Route 53
5 1 (1.52%) Slack
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
1 3 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) IPsec
2 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) DB2
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) HBase
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (98.48%) JIRA
2 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 20 (30.30%) Jenkins
4 13 (19.70%) Artifactory
5 10 (15.15%) Maven
6 8 (12.12%) TeamCity
7 6 (9.09%) Ant
7 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
9 4 (6.06%) Gradle
10 3 (4.55%) EasyMock
10 3 (4.55%) JUnit
10 3 (4.55%) Toad
11 2 (3.03%) Introscope
12 1 (1.52%) GitLab
12 1 (1.52%) Grunt
12 1 (1.52%) Selenium
12 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (22.73%) Banking
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.61%) .NET Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) EJB
1 11 (16.67%) Spring
2 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (13.64%) XML
3 8 (12.12%) CSS
3 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
3 8 (12.12%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) JMS
3 8 (12.12%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) Web Services
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Core
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (10.61%) CSS3
4 7 (10.61%) DHTML
4 7 (10.61%) HTML5
4 7 (10.61%) J2EE
4 7 (10.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) User Experience
3 6 (9.09%) iPad
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Wiki
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) CentOS
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) DevOps
3 28 (42.42%) Scrum
4 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.73%) User Stories
6 13 (19.70%) Kanban
7 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.67%) Microservices
8 11 (16.67%) Project Management
9 10 (15.15%) Coaching
10 9 (13.64%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (12.12%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.12%) TDD
11 8 (12.12%) Web Development
12 7 (10.61%) OO
12 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (9.09%) Case Management
13 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) Ruby
7 6 (9.09%) Groovy
7 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Docker
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.52%) HDFS
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Ansible
2 9 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 9 (13.64%) Nagios
3 7 (10.61%) Puppet
4 4 (6.06%) Terraform
5 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.03%) Icinga
6 2 (3.03%) Kibana
6 2 (3.03%) logstash
7 1 (1.52%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Atlassian
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Capita
6 3 (4.55%) Google
6 3 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) hybris
8 1 (1.52%) New Relic
8 1 (1.52%) Planview
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) Sencha
8 1 (1.52%) Sitecore