Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 39 120
Rank change year-on-year -21 +81 -52
Contract jobs citing Confluence 37 75 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.52% 6.61% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.97% 33.04% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +23.20% -20.16%
10th Percentile £385 £321 £323
90th Percentile £665 £528 £438
North East median daily rate £475 £450 £365
% change year-on-year +5.56% +23.20% -22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 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 218 227 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.74% 20.00% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 148 289
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £261 £270 £252
90th Percentile £561 £524 £513
North East median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +5.80% +6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.73% -13.39% +144.23%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.25 £22.78
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £36.93
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -54.55% -13.39% +118.97%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -22 37 £475 +5.56% 1
Confluence
North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (97.30%) JIRA
2 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (78.38%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (72.97%) Mentoring
4 27 (72.97%) Coaching
5 21 (56.76%) DevOps
5 21 (56.76%) Scrum
6 16 (43.24%) BDD
6 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
6 16 (43.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (40.54%) Microservices
7 15 (40.54%) Slack
7 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
8 14 (37.84%) Kanban
8 14 (37.84%) SDLC
8 14 (37.84%) SFIA
9 13 (35.14%) Line Management
9 13 (35.14%) REST
9 13 (35.14%) Performance Management
10 11 (29.73%) Release Management
10 11 (29.73%) TDD
10 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
10 11 (29.73%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (29.73%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (27.03%) JMeter
12 9 (24.32%) HP UFT
13 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
13 8 (21.62%) Nessus
13 8 (21.62%) WCAG
13 8 (21.62%) OWASP

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 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.81%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Slack
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.41%) BrowserStack
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) JIRA
2 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
3 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
4 10 (27.03%) JMeter
5 9 (24.32%) HP UFT
6 8 (21.62%) Burp Suite
6 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
7 6 (16.22%) Selenium
8 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
9 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
10 2 (5.41%) FindBugs
10 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
10 2 (5.41%) Rational Team Concert
11 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
11 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 1 (2.70%) Gradle
11 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
11 1 (2.70%) Qt Creator
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Lead DevOps
1 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Environment And Release Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Operations Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Platform Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Release Manager
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) REST
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) QML
4 1 (2.70%) Qt
4 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.70%) React
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Arduino
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (72.97%) Coaching
3 27 (72.97%) Mentoring
4 21 (56.76%) DevOps
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
5 16 (43.24%) BDD
5 16 (43.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (40.54%) Microservices
7 14 (37.84%) Kanban
7 14 (37.84%) SDLC
7 14 (37.84%) SFIA
8 13 (35.14%) Line Management
8 13 (35.14%) Performance Management
9 11 (29.73%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (29.73%) Release Management
9 11 (29.73%) TDD
10 8 (21.62%) OWASP
10 8 (21.62%) User Stories
11 7 (18.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
1 5 (13.51%) Python
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Groovy
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) WCAG
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Nessus
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) Terraform
4 3 (8.11%) Ansible
5 2 (5.41%) HP ALM
5 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (2.70%) Grafana
6 1 (2.70%) Graylog
6 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) HP
1 2 (5.41%) Informatica
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) Atmel
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) SAP