Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 44 139
Rank change year-on-year -32 +95 -65
Contract jobs citing Confluence 18 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.91% 5.08% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.04% 20.35% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £455 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +49.89% -23.48%
10th Percentile £267 £378 £318
90th Percentile £508 £638 £395
North East median daily rate £455 £535 £350
% change year-on-year -14.95% +52.75% -25.12%
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 163 226 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.32% 24.94% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 161 351
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.19% -24.71%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £224
90th Percentile £553 £543 £475
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 41
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -1.79% +115.38%
10th Percentile £13.55 £9.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £21.45 £40.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -49.09% -1.79% +115.38%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -31 16 £455 -13.33% 2
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Gateshead - 1 £450 -
Confluence
North East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (50.00%) Coaching
5 8 (44.44%) SDLC
6 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Microservices
7 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 5 (27.78%) DevOps
8 5 (27.78%) SFIA
8 5 (27.78%) Slack
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) Kanban
9 4 (22.22%) REST
9 4 (22.22%) Open Source
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 4 (22.22%) Line Management
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) User Stories
10 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
10 3 (16.67%) 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 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Slack
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) Burp Suite
4 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 3 (16.67%) JMeter
4 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 1 (5.56%) FindBugs
6 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) Qt Creator
6 1 (5.56%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) jBPM
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.56%) QML
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Arduino
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Coaching
3 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (44.44%) SDLC
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) SFIA
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) Kanban
8 4 (22.22%) Line Management
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 3 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (16.67%) OWASP
9 3 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) WCAG
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) HP ALM
3 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Atmel
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) WorldPay