Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 163 167
Rank change year-on-year +63 +4 +38
Contract jobs citing Confluence 109 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.05% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.26% 5.31% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 26
South West median daily rate £425 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £363 £296 £328
90th Percentile £538 £639 £656
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £39.98 £42.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £39.50
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -22.22%

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 822 866 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.47% 15.71% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 559 748
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +0.69%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £558 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 37
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +38.46% +59.12%
10th Percentile £10.94 £28.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.50 £49.85
England median hourly rate £20.48 £19.82 £19.72
% change year-on-year +3.33% +0.49% +3.78%

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 July 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 19 July 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
Bristol +19 35 £425 -5.56% 8
Gloucestershire +29 32 £420 +6.67% 7
Wiltshire +7 27 £489 +18.64% 2
Dorset - 11 £388 - 2
Somerset - 1 £275 -
Devon - 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 109 (100.00%) JIRA
2 94 (86.24%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (44.95%) Scrum
4 44 (40.37%) Git (software)
5 42 (38.53%) DevOps
6 39 (35.78%) Microservices
7 36 (33.03%) Jenkins
8 34 (31.19%) Java
9 33 (30.28%) Atlassian
10 29 (26.61%) SQL Server
11 28 (25.69%) .NET
11 28 (25.69%) Docker
12 27 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (24.77%) REST
13 26 (23.85%) SQL
14 25 (22.94%) TeamCity
15 24 (22.02%) Spring
15 24 (22.02%) Artifactory
16 23 (21.10%) Test Automation
16 23 (21.10%) Ant
16 23 (21.10%) Linux
16 23 (21.10%) Finance
17 22 (20.18%) Banking
17 22 (20.18%) .NET Core
18 21 (19.27%) Kubernetes
18 21 (19.27%) Oracle
19 20 (18.35%) C#
19 20 (18.35%) Web Services
19 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET
19 20 (18.35%) EJB

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 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.50%) npm
3 5 (4.59%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (3.67%) Slack
5 1 (0.92%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.92%) NuGet
5 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (0.92%) DMVPN
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
1 1 (0.92%) Multicast
1 1 (0.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) DB2
3 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.50%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (5.50%) MySQL
6 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (3.67%) DTS
7 4 (3.67%) Lumira
8 2 (1.83%) Big Data
8 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.92%) MS Access
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 109 (100.00%) JIRA
2 44 (40.37%) Git (software)
3 36 (33.03%) Jenkins
4 25 (22.94%) TeamCity
5 24 (22.02%) Artifactory
6 23 (21.10%) Ant
7 19 (17.43%) Maven
8 18 (16.51%) Bitbucket
9 16 (14.68%) Eclipse
10 12 (11.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (11.01%) Selenium
11 11 (10.09%) JUnit
12 10 (9.17%) SonarQube
13 7 (6.42%) EasyMock
13 7 (6.42%) Gradle
14 6 (5.50%) JMeter
14 6 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
16 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
16 2 (1.83%) WebStorm
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 22 (20.18%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Developer
2 21 (19.27%) Analyst
3 20 (18.35%) .NET Architect
3 20 (18.35%) Architect
4 14 (12.84%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.17%) .NET Technical Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Build Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.59%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.67%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Programmer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) .NET
2 27 (24.77%) REST
3 24 (22.02%) Spring
4 22 (20.18%) .NET Core
5 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
5 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET
5 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (18.35%) EJB
5 20 (18.35%) Web Services
6 17 (15.60%) CSS
6 17 (15.60%) CSS3
6 17 (15.60%) DHTML
6 17 (15.60%) HTML
6 17 (15.60%) HTML5
6 17 (15.60%) XML
7 13 (11.93%) Hibernate
7 13 (11.93%) JMS
8 12 (11.01%) J2EE
8 12 (11.01%) JSP
8 12 (11.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) iPad
2 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.09%) User Experience
4 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.34%) Wiki
5 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.83%) RIA
9 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.92%) Life Science
9 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Unix
3 7 (6.42%) CentOS
3 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (86.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) Scrum
3 42 (38.53%) DevOps
4 39 (35.78%) Microservices
5 27 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (21.10%) Test Automation
7 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
8 19 (17.43%) User Stories
9 17 (15.60%) OO
10 16 (14.68%) Web Development
11 14 (12.84%) Integration Testing
12 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
13 11 (10.09%) SOA
14 10 (9.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 10 (9.17%) Kanban
15 9 (8.26%) Software Engineering
16 8 (7.34%) Acceptance Criteria
16 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (6.42%) SDLC
17 7 (6.42%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.19%) Java
2 26 (23.85%) SQL
3 20 (18.35%) C#
4 18 (16.51%) PL/SQL
5 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.17%) PHP
7 7 (6.42%) Python
8 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.67%) Perl
10 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.92%) C++
12 1 (0.92%) Groovy
12 1 (0.92%) Java 8
12 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.75%) ISEB
7 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.83%) MCSA
7 2 (1.83%) MCSE
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.83%) OCA
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (25.69%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.59%) Ansible
3 3 (2.75%) PowerCLI
4 2 (1.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Atlassian
2 21 (19.27%) Oracle
3 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.42%) IBM
4 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.50%) Cognos
5 6 (5.50%) MuleSoft
5 6 (5.50%) SAP
5 6 (5.50%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.50%) Zend
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) Splunk
7 3 (2.75%) Tableau
8 2 (1.83%) Apigee
8 2 (1.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.92%) CA
9 1 (0.92%) Capita
9 1 (0.92%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.92%) Sybase
9 1 (0.92%) Teradata