Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 70 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.13% 0.88% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 3.75% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +37.04% -
10th Percentile £375 £356 £314
90th Percentile £543 £560 £422
Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £425 £344
% change year-on-year +3.29% +23.64% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 240 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 15.39% 23.41% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 171 106
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +50.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £213
90th Percentile £633 £695 £506
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -0.06% +14.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 14
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +114.29% -65.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83% -18.64%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
Sheffield +12 8 £445 -3.78%
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) GitHub
4 5 (55.56%) Splunk
4 5 (55.56%) MuleSoft
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (33.33%) IBM
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) MySQL
8 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) HTTP
8 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing

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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) MuleSoft
1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat