Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 75 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing Confluence 22 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 2.19% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.14% 13.50% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 8
Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.74% -2.45%
10th Percentile £334 £395 £378
90th Percentile £553 £606 £549
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £39.18 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.94% +20.83% +2.86%

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 217 237 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.70% 16.26% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 175 128
Wales median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £278 £261 £154
90th Percentile £600 £575 £496
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Wales median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -17.24% -12.45%
10th Percentile £20.07 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.20 £19.92 £16.68
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £20.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +2.55% +4.46% -3.75%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Wales

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Wales

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Wales over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Wales

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 August 2019. 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
South Wales +6 20 £450 - 5
West Wales -14 2 £463 -15.91% 1
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 22 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) REST
4 10 (45.45%) npm
5 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 8 (36.36%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 7 (31.82%) Node.js
6 7 (31.82%) CSS3
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (31.82%) LESS
6 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Time Management
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (27.27%) Product Roadmap
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Angular 2
9 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 4 (18.18%) Ansible
9 4 (18.18%) Docker
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) npm
2 3 (13.64%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Azure
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DAB
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (22.73%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) REST
1 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 8 (36.36%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) CSS3
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) HTML5
3 7 (31.82%) LESS
3 7 (31.82%) Node.js
4 4 (18.18%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
4 6 (27.27%) Product Roadmap
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Time Management
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Task Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) B2B
9 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) Groovy
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
1 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy
1 1 (4.55%) Sparx