Period
to 20 August 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 20 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 73 92
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing Confluence 32 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.19% 1.25% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.39% 7.32% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 2
Wales median daily rate £450 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% -2.45% +18.34%
10th Percentile £395 £378 £345
90th Percentile £606 £549 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.83% +2.86% -33.33%

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 239 205 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.38% 17.13% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 127 89
Wales median daily rate £405 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £257 £154 £205
90th Percentile £575 £496 £520
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -12.45% +3.65%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £11.13
90th Percentile £19.92 £16.68 £22.10
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.63 £20.39
% change year-on-year +3.18% -3.75% +1.95%

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 20 August 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 20 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
South Wales -3 27 £450 - 8
West Wales +9 4 £550 +4.76% 3
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 32 (100.00%) JIRA
2 24 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (65.63%) Java
4 18 (56.25%) Python
5 17 (53.13%) Groovy
6 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (43.75%) Docker
7 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) Maven
8 12 (37.50%) DevOps
9 11 (34.38%) Puppet
9 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
9 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
10 10 (31.25%) SOAP
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
11 9 (28.13%) Bitbucket
11 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
11 9 (28.13%) Scrum
11 9 (28.13%) Ansible
11 9 (28.13%) Java 8
12 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (25.00%) Perl
12 8 (25.00%) Artifactory

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 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 4 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.63%) OpenShift
4 2 (6.25%) NuGet
5 1 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (3.13%) GitHub
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
1 5 (15.63%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 3 (9.38%) SSH
4 1 (3.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) JIRA
2 24 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 13 (40.63%) Maven
5 9 (28.13%) Bitbucket
6 8 (25.00%) Artifactory
7 7 (21.88%) JUnit
8 5 (15.63%) Ant
8 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
8 5 (15.63%) Hudson
8 5 (15.63%) Selenium
8 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
8 5 (15.63%) SonarQube
8 5 (15.63%) Subversion
8 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
10 1 (3.13%) CA Gen
10 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) SOAP
2 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
2 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
2 7 (21.88%) J2EE
2 7 (21.88%) JMS
2 7 (21.88%) JSF
2 7 (21.88%) Node.js
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
2 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
3 5 (15.63%) Middleware
3 5 (15.63%) REST
3 5 (15.63%) YAML
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.13%) OAuth
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.13%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) API Testing
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Server Hardening
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
8 1 (3.13%) V-Model
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Python
3 17 (53.13%) Groovy
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) Java 8
6 8 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (15.63%) Ruby
8 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.25%) Java 9
10 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CBAP
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) iptables
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (34.38%) Puppet
3 9 (28.13%) Ansible
4 7 (21.88%) Terraform
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (12.50%) Rundeck
6 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
1 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) AppDynamics
4 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.38%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
7 1 (3.13%) VMware