Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 84 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 -1 +19
Contract jobs citing Confluence 69 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.31% 0.78% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.21% 4.71% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 4 17
Wales median daily rate £460 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.52% -11.86% +26.89%
10th Percentile £389 £408 £331
90th Percentile £613 £493 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% -25.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 285 191 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.80% 16.61% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 122 135
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £137 £263
90th Percentile £582 £536 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -19.81% -25.77%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.45 £11.95
90th Percentile £22.30 £20.41 £21.58
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
South Wales +10 42 £433 -6.48% 6
West Wales - 25 £500 - 2
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 69 (100.00%) JIRA
2 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (57.97%) Java
4 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
5 30 (43.48%) Scrum
6 26 (37.68%) Docker
7 25 (36.23%) Test Automation
8 24 (34.78%) Groovy
8 24 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (33.33%) User Stories
10 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
11 21 (30.43%) SQL
12 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (28.99%) Maven
13 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
13 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (26.09%) SOAP
13 18 (26.09%) Python
14 17 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
15 16 (23.19%) Business Analysis
16 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
16 15 (21.74%) DevOps
17 13 (18.84%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (18.84%) Java 8
18 12 (17.39%) Artifactory
19 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
19 11 (15.94%) Spring Boot
19 11 (15.94%) SoapUI

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 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
1 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.35%) GitHub
4 3 (4.35%) NuGet
5 2 (2.90%) IaaS
5 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Serverless
6 1 (1.45%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) VPN
2 8 (11.59%) HTTP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) Extranet
3 5 (7.25%) Intranet
3 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) tcpdump
4 4 (5.80%) Internet
4 4 (5.80%) SSH
5 1 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) Event Store
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (100.00%) JIRA
2 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 20 (28.99%) Maven
5 12 (17.39%) Artifactory
6 11 (15.94%) SoapUI
7 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
7 10 (14.49%) JUnit
8 9 (13.04%) Selenium
8 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
9 8 (11.59%) SonarQube
10 6 (8.70%) Spinnaker
11 5 (7.25%) Ant
11 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
11 5 (7.25%) Hudson
11 5 (7.25%) Subversion
12 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
13 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
13 2 (2.90%) GitLab
13 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Analyst
1 27 (39.13%) Business Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Test Automation Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Test Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.90%) Business Integration Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) SOAP
2 11 (15.94%) REST
2 11 (15.94%) Spring
2 11 (15.94%) Spring Boot
3 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
3 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
3 10 (14.49%) J2EE
3 10 (14.49%) JMS
3 10 (14.49%) JSF
3 10 (14.49%) Node.js
4 5 (7.25%) Middleware
4 5 (7.25%) YAML
5 4 (5.80%) Web Services
6 3 (4.35%) LDAP
7 2 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.90%) OAuth
7 2 (2.90%) Stripes Framework
8 1 (1.45%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.45%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
1 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Scrum
3 25 (36.23%) Test Automation
4 24 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (33.33%) User Stories
6 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (23.19%) Business Analysis
8 15 (21.74%) DevOps
9 13 (18.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.49%) API Testing
11 10 (14.49%) BDD
11 10 (14.49%) Performance Testing
11 10 (14.49%) TDD
12 8 (11.59%) ETL
13 5 (7.25%) Decision-Making
13 5 (7.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 5 (7.25%) Workflow
14 4 (5.80%) Server Hardening
14 4 (5.80%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) Java
2 24 (34.78%) Groovy
3 21 (30.43%) SQL
4 18 (26.09%) Python
5 13 (18.84%) Java 8
6 10 (14.49%) Ruby
7 9 (13.04%) Perl
8 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.90%) Java 9
10 2 (2.90%) R
10 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.90%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.90%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) iptables
3 3 (4.35%) NFS
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
3 10 (14.49%) Puppet
4 9 (13.04%) Ansible
5 3 (4.35%) Terraform
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.45%) Automic
7 1 (1.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.25%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.80%) Remedy
5 3 (4.35%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.45%) CA