Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Confluence
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 85 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.51% 1.34% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 8.60% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Wales median daily rate £450 £525 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +26.89% -5.43%
10th Percentile £405 £331 £374
90th Percentile £476 £638 £444
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +41.18%

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 198 221 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.67% 15.59% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 136 248
Wales median daily rate £363 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +10.75% +9.64%
10th Percentile £130 £266 £226
90th Percentile £570 £609 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -35.71% +25.52%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.85 £10.05
90th Percentile £15.83 £21.60 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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
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 23 November 2017. 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 +11 6 £450 +26.32% 1
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (33.33%) NuGet
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery

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 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (33.33%) NuGet
4 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Ant
5 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Drush
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy