Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 153 195
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42 +14
Contract jobs citing Confluence 46 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.87% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 5.04% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 24
South West median daily rate £420 £438 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.45% -8.44%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £311
90th Percentile £618 £575 £600
England median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £41.25
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +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 852 973 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.36% 17.31% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 689 802
South West median daily rate £380 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £225 £209 £200
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 47
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -15.92% +95.66%
10th Percentile £13.14 £12.58 £13.73
90th Percentile £56.95 £42.95 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.84
% change year-on-year - +6.16% +4.67%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 0 21 £420 -4.00% 3
Gloucestershire +9 9 £420 -20.00%
Bristol -8 9 £525 +25.00% 5
Dorset +4 3 £388 +14.81% 2
Devon -1 2 £450 -
Somerset - 1 £688 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) Scrum
4 18 (39.13%) DevOps
5 16 (34.78%) User Stories
5 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (28.26%) Kanban
7 12 (26.09%) Java
7 12 (26.09%) Oracle
8 11 (23.91%) SQL
9 10 (21.74%) Project Management
9 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 9 (19.57%) Docker
10 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.39%) Degree
11 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
11 8 (17.39%) Coaching
11 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (17.39%) Analytical Thinking
12 7 (15.22%) XML
12 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
12 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 7 (15.22%) REST
12 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
13 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Jetty
3 1 (2.17%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) GitHub
3 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.35%) Route 53
4 2 (4.35%) Serverless
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) HBase
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
4 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.52%) Toad
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
6 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.17%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.17%) GitLab
7 1 (2.17%) JUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) TestRail
7 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) REST
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 4 (8.70%) EJB
3 4 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (8.70%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 3 (6.52%) CSS3
4 3 (6.52%) DHTML
4 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 3 (6.52%) J2EE
4 3 (6.52%) JMS
4 3 (6.52%) Node.js
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.35%) JSON
5 2 (4.35%) Kafka
5 2 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) Scrum
3 18 (39.13%) DevOps
4 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (34.78%) User Stories
5 13 (28.26%) Kanban
6 10 (21.74%) Project Management
7 8 (17.39%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (17.39%) Coaching
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (17.39%) Migration
8 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (13.04%) Case Management
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.04%) ETL
9 6 (13.04%) Microservices
10 5 (10.87%) SOA
10 5 (10.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) GlusterFS
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (2.17%) HDFS
3 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 5 (10.87%) Terraform
3 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.70%) Nagios
4 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.35%) Icinga
5 2 (4.35%) Kibana
5 2 (4.35%) logstash
5 2 (4.35%) OSSEC
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (6.52%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.35%) New Relic
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Capita
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore