Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 14 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 58 126
Rank change year-on-year +10 +68 -54
Contract jobs citing Confluence 44 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.80% 3.69% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.16% 14.59% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.18% +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £306 £404 £333
90th Percentile £540 £638 £476
North East median daily rate £500 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -6.64% +25.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 162 233 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.67% 25.27% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 181 439
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.64% -26.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £602 £525
North East median daily rate £408 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +8.67% +13.64% -24.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 44
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -64.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.55 £8.01 £15.00
90th Percentile £21.65 £24.80 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £10.13 £28.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -63.84% +38.96%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Tyne and Wear

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Tyne and Wear

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Tyne and Wear

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 42 £500 -9.18% 15
Sunderland +1 1 £275 -
Gateshead - 1 £450 - 1
Confluence
North East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 44 (100.00%) JIRA
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (61.36%) Jenkins
4 24 (54.55%) DevOps
5 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
5 23 (52.27%) Linux
6 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (43.18%) Docker
8 19 (43.18%) Scrum
9 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
10 17 (38.64%) Java
10 17 (38.64%) Microservices
10 17 (38.64%) Open Source
10 17 (38.64%) Puppet
11 16 (36.36%) Python
12 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
12 15 (34.09%) Oracle
12 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (31.82%) SQL
13 14 (31.82%) BDD
13 14 (31.82%) SDLC
13 14 (31.82%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (29.55%) Slack
14 13 (29.55%) Ansible
14 13 (29.55%) Windows
14 13 (29.55%) TDD
14 13 (29.55%) Maven
14 13 (29.55%) Kanban

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Slack
3 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
4 5 (11.36%) Route 53
4 5 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) GitHub
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
1 7 (15.91%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) Big Data
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.82%) Sqoop
7 2 (4.55%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
8 1 (2.27%) KDB
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (100.00%) JIRA
2 27 (61.36%) Jenkins
3 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (29.55%) Maven
5 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
6 9 (20.45%) Selenium
6 9 (20.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (18.18%) GitLab
8 6 (13.64%) SonarQube
9 4 (9.09%) Gatling
10 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.82%) Gradle
10 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
10 3 (6.82%) JUnit
10 3 (6.82%) Subversion
11 2 (4.55%) Burp Suite
11 2 (4.55%) JMeter
11 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
11 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
12 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Backend Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Operations Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (20.45%) Node.js
2 9 (20.45%) REST
2 9 (20.45%) YAML
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.82%) JPA
4 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
4 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.82%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) jBPM
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (20.45%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) CentOS
5 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (54.55%) DevOps
4 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
5 19 (43.18%) Scrum
6 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
7 17 (38.64%) Microservices
7 17 (38.64%) Open Source
8 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (31.82%) BDD
9 14 (31.82%) SDLC
10 13 (29.55%) Kanban
10 13 (29.55%) TDD
11 10 (22.73%) Coaching
11 10 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.45%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (20.45%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) Python
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Perl
6 9 (20.45%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) Java 8
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) WCAG
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Flume
2 3 (6.82%) HDFS
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Puppet
2 13 (29.55%) Ansible
3 10 (22.73%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (22.73%) Terraform
4 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
4 9 (20.45%) Nagios
4 9 (20.45%) ZABBIX
5 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (11.36%) Grafana
6 5 (11.36%) Packer
6 5 (11.36%) Prometheus
6 5 (11.36%) Rancher
7 2 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Riverbed
3 5 (11.36%) Black Duck
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) WorldPay