Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Confluence 45 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.52% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.30% 7.32% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £445 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -3.78% +37.04%
10th Percentile £306 £375 £356
90th Percentile £488 £543 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +2.51% +3.29% +23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 159 123 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.98% 15.51% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 172
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -20.00% +61.29%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £251
90th Percentile £510 £633 £693
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £404
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.05% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.71% -46.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £16.11 £12.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £27.41 £12.00 £30.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.24% +13.79% +20.83%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in South Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in South Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in South Yorkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Sheffield +30 39 £450 +1.12% 6
Rotherham - 6 £313 -
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 42 (93.33%) JIRA
2 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 19 (42.22%) Scrum
4 19 (42.22%) Java
5 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 17 (37.78%) DevOps
7 16 (35.56%) Bitbucket
7 16 (35.56%) Linux
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) Python
9 13 (28.89%) GitHub
10 12 (26.67%) Kanban
11 11 (24.44%) TDD
11 11 (24.44%) GCP
11 11 (24.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (22.22%) SDLC
12 10 (22.22%) Ansible
12 10 (22.22%) User Stories
12 10 (22.22%) BDD
12 10 (22.22%) Internet
12 10 (22.22%) Hadoop
13 9 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 9 (20.00%) REST
13 9 (20.00%) Coaching
14 8 (17.78%) Microservices
14 8 (17.78%) Apache Spark
14 8 (17.78%) Kubernetes
14 8 (17.78%) Metadata Management

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (17.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) GitHub
2 11 (24.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (15.56%) Slack
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.22%) CloudBees
6 1 (2.22%) IaaS
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.22%) PaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Internet
2 7 (15.56%) VPN
3 6 (13.33%) Intranet
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) BigQuery
5 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) Flink
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.44%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.22%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 42 (93.33%) JIRA
2 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 16 (35.56%) Bitbucket
5 9 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (15.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.67%) Burp Suite
9 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 3 (6.67%) JMeter
9 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
10 2 (4.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
11 1 (2.22%) Gatling
11 1 (2.22%) GitLab
11 1 (2.22%) Maven
11 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Python Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) REST
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Scrum
3 17 (37.78%) DevOps
4 12 (26.67%) Kanban
5 11 (24.44%) TDD
6 10 (22.22%) BDD
6 10 (22.22%) SDLC
6 10 (22.22%) User Stories
7 9 (20.00%) Coaching
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.78%) Metadata Management
8 8 (17.78%) Microservices
8 8 (17.78%) Open Source
8 8 (17.78%) SFIA
8 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
10 6 (13.33%) API Testing
10 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) GCP
2 5 (11.11%) QA
3 3 (6.67%) WCAG
4 1 (2.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 8 (17.78%) Kubernetes
3 7 (15.56%) Terraform
4 3 (6.67%) Nessus
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.22%) Grafana
5 1 (2.22%) Kibana
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.56%) SaltStack
2 5 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Dell
3 3 (6.67%) EMC
3 3 (6.67%) F5
3 3 (6.67%) NetApp
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Splunk
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft