Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 55 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24 -14
Contract jobs citing Confluence 38 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.98% 2.53% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.39% 17.27% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £495 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.08% +13.14% +29.63%
10th Percentile £307 £394 £356
90th Percentile £638 £572 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £478 £430
% change year-on-year -5.76% +11.05% +27.41%
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 144 139 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.09% 14.68% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 95 166
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £306 £218 £253
90th Percentile £569 £575 £725
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £415 £413
% change year-on-year -1.20% +0.61% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +3.53% +102.38%
10th Percentile £15.40 £20.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.49 £23.60 £24.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -15.49% +14.52% +29.17%

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 April 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 April 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 +9 31 £455 -8.08% 1
Rotherham - 6 £313 - 1
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 34 (89.47%) JIRA
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Coaching
4 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
4 15 (39.47%) BDD
4 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
5 14 (36.84%) SFIA
6 13 (34.21%) Microservices
6 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
6 13 (34.21%) TDD
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) User Stories
7 12 (31.58%) REST
7 12 (31.58%) SDLC
7 12 (31.58%) Slack
8 11 (28.95%) Open Source
9 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (23.68%) Internet
10 9 (23.68%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (23.68%) DevOps
11 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) Java
11 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 7 (18.42%) Linux
12 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
12 7 (18.42%) Microsoft

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 2 (5.26%) nginx
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Slack
2 5 (13.16%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) Intranet
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 34 (89.47%) JIRA
2 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
3 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
4 6 (15.79%) Burp Suite
4 6 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 6 (15.79%) JMeter
4 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
4 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Python Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) JIRA Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) REST
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) CAML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Coaching
3 15 (39.47%) BDD
3 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
4 14 (36.84%) SFIA
5 13 (34.21%) Microservices
5 13 (34.21%) TDD
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
6 12 (31.58%) SDLC
6 12 (31.58%) User Stories
7 11 (28.95%) Open Source
8 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (23.68%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (23.68%) DevOps
10 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
10 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
11 7 (18.42%) Software Delivery
12 6 (15.79%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) WCAG
2 4 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) GCP
3 1 (2.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nessus
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
2 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Dell
2 3 (7.89%) EMC
2 3 (7.89%) F5
2 3 (7.89%) NetApp
2 3 (7.89%) Splunk
2 3 (7.89%) Symantec
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Informatica
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Nintex