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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
UK / Wales
Rank 59 70 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.00% 1.02% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.51% 6.93% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £473 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £473 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 127 101 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.07% 14.77% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 69
Median daily rate £406 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 4 £335 -29.10%
West Wales - 3 £525 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (90.48%) Jenkins
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
4 13 (61.90%) Puppet
4 13 (61.90%) Ansible
5 12 (57.14%) Sonatype
5 12 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (57.14%) Unix
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) Oracle
6 11 (52.38%) IT Governance
7 10 (47.62%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
7 10 (47.62%) Tivoli
7 10 (47.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (47.62%) IBM
8 9 (42.86%) AIX
8 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 9 (42.86%) Apache
8 9 (42.86%) VMware
8 9 (42.86%) Zenoss
8 9 (42.86%) Nessus
8 9 (42.86%) Packer
8 9 (42.86%) Rundeck
8 9 (42.86%) MCollective
9 8 (38.10%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (38.10%) MongoDB

Confluence
Top Related 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 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
2 9 (42.86%) Apache
3 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) SSH
2 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
3 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (90.48%) Jenkins
3 12 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) Ant
5 6 (28.57%) Maven
6 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
6 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
7 3 (14.29%) CA Gen
7 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
7 3 (14.29%) Hudson
8 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
8 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.52%) NuGet
8 2 (9.52%) Subversion
9 1 (4.76%) Selenium
9 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) MCollective
2 8 (38.10%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
1 7 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) IT Governance
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) Server Hardening
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
9 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) JCL
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 4 (19.05%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) iptables
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Ansible
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
2 10 (47.62%) Tivoli
2 10 (47.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (42.86%) Nessus
3 9 (42.86%) Packer
3 9 (42.86%) Rundeck
3 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 9 (42.86%) Zenoss
4 7 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (9.52%) Salt
7 1 (4.76%) Consul
7 1 (4.76%) Control-M
7 1 (4.76%) Pingdom
7 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 12 (57.14%) Sonatype
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Symantec
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
8 3 (14.29%) CA
9 2 (9.52%) Remedy
9 2 (9.52%) SAP
10 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
10 1 (4.76%) BMC
10 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) Informatica
10 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
10 1 (4.76%) PagerDuty
10 1 (4.76%) Thunderhead