Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 160 170
Rank change year-on-year +45 +10 +33
Contract jobs citing Confluence 106 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.83% 0.73% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.78% 4.86% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 27
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.05% +33.33%
10th Percentile £357 £272 £358
90th Percentile £574 £668 £656
England median daily rate £488 £488 £470
% change year-on-year - +3.72% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
South West median hourly rate £45.38 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% - -
England median hourly rate £43.63 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.72% -10.00% -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 900 823 1,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.54% 15.10% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 512 760
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +4.17% -0.69%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £501
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 30
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £42.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.49% +31.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.50 £19.68 £18.43
90th Percentile £47.00 £54.13 £51.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +4.78% +2.68%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 37 £479 +12.65% 7
Bristol +13 31 £425 -2.86% 11
Dorset +14 17 £388 +1.64% 3
Gloucestershire +13 16 £393 +1.29% 5
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 104 (98.11%) JIRA
2 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.45%) Git (software)
4 37 (34.91%) Scrum
5 36 (33.96%) Atlassian
6 35 (33.02%) Security Cleared
7 32 (30.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 31 (29.25%) Jenkins
9 30 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (28.30%) SC Cleared
10 28 (26.42%) Finance
11 27 (25.47%) REST
11 27 (25.47%) DevOps
12 26 (24.53%) Microservices
13 25 (23.58%) Java
14 22 (20.75%) Linux
15 21 (19.81%) Bitbucket
15 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
16 20 (18.87%) TeamCity
16 20 (18.87%) Ant
16 20 (18.87%) Artifactory
17 19 (17.92%) Oracle
17 19 (17.92%) .NET
18 18 (16.98%) SQL
18 18 (16.98%) Windows
18 18 (16.98%) VMware
19 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
19 17 (16.04%) Spring
19 17 (16.04%) Software Engineering
20 16 (15.09%) Banking

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 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) npm
3 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.66%) Slack
4 5 (4.72%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.94%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.94%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (3.77%) DMVPN
2 4 (3.77%) Multicast
2 4 (3.77%) VXLAN
3 2 (1.89%) BGP
3 2 (1.89%) OSPF
3 2 (1.89%) SAN
3 2 (1.89%) Skype
4 1 (0.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) NAS
4 1 (0.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) DB2
2 9 (8.49%) MySQL
3 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.77%) DTS
5 2 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.89%) MS Access
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (98.11%) JIRA
2 45 (42.45%) Git (software)
3 32 (30.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (29.25%) Jenkins
5 21 (19.81%) Bitbucket
6 20 (18.87%) Ant
6 20 (18.87%) Artifactory
6 20 (18.87%) TeamCity
7 15 (14.15%) Maven
8 13 (12.26%) Eclipse
9 11 (10.38%) Selenium
10 10 (9.43%) SonarQube
11 8 (7.55%) JUnit
12 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
12 6 (5.66%) Gradle
12 6 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (3.77%) EasyMock
14 4 (3.77%) JMeter
15 2 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 28 (26.42%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Electronics
5 3 (2.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Developer
2 14 (13.21%) Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) PowerShell Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Build Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Backend Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.47%) REST
2 19 (17.92%) .NET
3 17 (16.04%) Spring
4 16 (15.09%) CSS
4 16 (15.09%) HTML
5 14 (13.21%) CSS3
5 14 (13.21%) DHTML
5 14 (13.21%) HTML5
5 14 (13.21%) XML
6 13 (12.26%) EJB
7 11 (10.38%) Web Services
8 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.49%) Hibernate
8 9 (8.49%) J2EE
8 9 (8.49%) JMS
8 9 (8.49%) JSP
8 9 (8.49%) SOAP
9 8 (7.55%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.60%) jQuery
10 7 (6.60%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.38%) User Experience
4 6 (5.66%) Wiki
5 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.83%) iPad
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.89%) Replication
8 2 (1.89%) RIA
8 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.94%) Blog
9 1 (0.94%) Clustering
9 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.94%) Life Science
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) PKI
9 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 18 (16.98%) Windows
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.43%) Unix
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.91%) Scrum
3 30 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (25.47%) DevOps
5 26 (24.53%) Microservices
6 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
7 17 (16.04%) Software Engineering
8 16 (15.09%) Reverse Engineering
8 16 (15.09%) User Stories
9 11 (10.38%) SDLC
10 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (9.43%) NsoIT
11 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.55%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.55%) SOA
12 8 (7.55%) Web Development
13 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.66%) Release Management
14 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) Java
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.43%) C#
4 10 (9.43%) PHP
5 9 (8.49%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.49%) Python
6 6 (5.66%) Perl
7 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.89%) Dart
9 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.89%) VBA
10 1 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (33.02%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (10.38%) Degree
6 10 (9.43%) CCNA
6 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
7 9 (8.49%) MCSA
7 9 (8.49%) MCSE
7 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (7.55%) OCA
8 8 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.77%) ISEB
11 3 (2.83%) CCIE
11 3 (2.83%) CCNP
12 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.32%) Docker
3 5 (4.72%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) vCenter Server
2 10 (9.43%) PowerCLI
3 5 (4.72%) Ansible
3 5 (4.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.94%) SCCM
4 1 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.94%) Terraform
4 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Atlassian
2 19 (17.92%) Oracle
3 18 (16.98%) VMware
4 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.15%) Cisco
6 7 (6.60%) Splunk
6 7 (6.60%) Zend
7 6 (5.66%) MuleSoft
7 6 (5.66%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.83%) SAP
10 2 (1.89%) Adobe
10 2 (1.89%) Apigee
10 2 (1.89%) Omniture
11 1 (0.94%) Dell
11 1 (0.94%) EMC
11 1 (0.94%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.94%) Tableau
11 1 (0.94%) Veritas