Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 68 79
Rank change year-on-year +33 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 56 78 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.64% 4.00% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.79% 16.25% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 19
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.23% -3.06% -11.76%
10th Percentile £408 £325 £397
90th Percentile £657 £508 £535
North East median daily rate £475 £430 £463
% change year-on-year +10.47% -7.03% -9.31%
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 209 480 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.05% 24.63% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 354 218
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £398 £340 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £270
90th Percentile £635 £528 £550
North East median daily rate £395 £340 £405
% change year-on-year +16.18% -16.05% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £24.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -7.88% +35.69%
10th Percentile £8.08 £10.25 £13.43
90th Percentile £24.20 £36.20 £26.85
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £20.30
% change year-on-year -42.22% +10.84% -26.18%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +26 55 £525 +19.89% 6
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Confluence
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 56 (100.00%) JIRA
2 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 40 (71.43%) Coaching
4 36 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
6 31 (55.36%) Git (software)
6 31 (55.36%) DevOps
7 29 (51.79%) Slack
8 28 (50.00%) REST
9 27 (48.21%) BDD
9 27 (48.21%) Microservices
9 27 (48.21%) Scrum
10 24 (42.86%) SFIA
11 21 (37.50%) SDLC
11 21 (37.50%) Linux
12 20 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (35.71%) OWASP
13 19 (33.93%) TDD
14 18 (32.14%) Software Engineering
14 18 (32.14%) Kanban
14 18 (32.14%) Open Source
15 17 (30.36%) Configuration Management
16 16 (28.57%) JMeter
17 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
17 15 (26.79%) Python
17 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
18 14 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (25.00%) Puppet
18 14 (25.00%) Burp Suite

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 8 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 7 (12.50%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (51.79%) Slack
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
1 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.57%) Big Data
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (100.00%) JIRA
2 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 31 (55.36%) Git (software)
4 16 (28.57%) JMeter
5 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
6 14 (25.00%) Burp Suite
6 14 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 11 (19.64%) Selenium
8 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
9 7 (12.50%) SonarQube
10 5 (8.93%) Subversion
11 3 (5.36%) JUnit
12 2 (3.57%) GitLab
12 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (3.57%) Maven
12 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
12 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (1.79%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Test Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Senior Test Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
5 7 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.71%) JIRA Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Environment And Release Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Operations Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Platform Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Release Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Digital Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) REST
2 8 (14.29%) JSON
2 8 (14.29%) RESTful
3 7 (12.50%) Spring
4 6 (10.71%) Ajax
4 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) CSS3
4 6 (10.71%) Django
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) HTML5
4 6 (10.71%) Web Services
5 5 (8.93%) Node.js
6 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.14%) SOAP
7 3 (5.36%) .NET
8 2 (3.57%) Guice
8 2 (3.57%) Middleware
8 2 (3.57%) Play Framework
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 7 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) Coaching
2 40 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 36 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (55.36%) DevOps
5 27 (48.21%) BDD
5 27 (48.21%) Microservices
5 27 (48.21%) Scrum
6 24 (42.86%) SFIA
7 21 (37.50%) SDLC
8 20 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (35.71%) OWASP
9 19 (33.93%) TDD
10 18 (32.14%) Kanban
10 18 (32.14%) Open Source
10 18 (32.14%) Software Engineering
11 17 (30.36%) Configuration Management
12 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
13 13 (23.21%) Line Management
13 13 (23.21%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Python
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) Scala
5 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.50%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.14%) C#
8 4 (7.14%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) Groovy
10 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) WCAG
2 7 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) LXC
2 4 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Nessus
1 14 (25.00%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Terraform
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.79%) Grafana
5 1 (1.79%) Graylog
5 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) HP
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) ThinPrint
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica