Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +49 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing Confluence 85 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.91% 0.17% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.98% 1.12% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 0 17
Wales median daily rate £470 - £525
10th Percentile £387 - £331
90th Percentile £614 - £638
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.41% -2.22% -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 315 179 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.21% 14.93% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 117 135
Wales median daily rate £450 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.58% +6.58%
10th Percentile £308 £130 £262
90th Percentile £588 £545 £606
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £12.50 £15.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.00% -19.81% -25.77%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.00 £16.05 £21.25
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +28 55 £425 - 7
West Wales - 28 £500 - 1
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 85 (100.00%) JIRA
2 63 (74.12%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.94%) Java
4 36 (42.35%) Scrum
4 36 (42.35%) Jenkins
5 31 (36.47%) Git (software)
6 29 (34.12%) Docker
6 29 (34.12%) Test Automation
7 27 (31.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (30.59%) Groovy
8 26 (30.59%) User Stories
9 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (28.24%) SOAP
10 24 (28.24%) Epics
11 22 (25.88%) SQL
12 20 (23.53%) Python
13 19 (22.35%) Business Analysis
13 19 (22.35%) DevOps
14 18 (21.18%) Maven
14 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
15 17 (20.00%) REST
15 17 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
16 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.65%) TDD
17 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
17 15 (17.65%) BDD
17 15 (17.65%) Continuous 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 10 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 10 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (5.88%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.53%) GitHub
3 3 (3.53%) npm
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) NuGet
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Serverless
5 1 (1.18%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) VPN
2 8 (9.41%) HTTP
3 6 (7.06%) Internet
4 5 (5.88%) DNS
4 5 (5.88%) Extranet
4 5 (5.88%) Intranet
4 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.88%) tcpdump
5 3 (3.53%) SSH
6 1 (1.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Event Store
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) Redis
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 85 (100.00%) JIRA
2 36 (42.35%) Jenkins
3 31 (36.47%) Git (software)
4 18 (21.18%) Maven
5 13 (15.29%) SoapUI
6 12 (14.12%) Artifactory
6 12 (14.12%) Cucumber
7 11 (12.94%) Selenium
7 11 (12.94%) WebDriver
8 10 (11.76%) JUnit
9 8 (9.41%) SonarQube
10 6 (7.06%) Spinnaker
11 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
12 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (3.53%) Ant
13 3 (3.53%) Hudson
13 3 (3.53%) Subversion
13 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Analyst
1 30 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Business Integration Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) SOAP
2 17 (20.00%) REST
3 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.29%) Node.js
5 11 (12.94%) Spring
5 11 (12.94%) Spring Boot
6 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 10 (11.76%) J2EE
6 10 (11.76%) JMS
6 10 (11.76%) JSF
7 6 (7.06%) JSON
8 5 (5.88%) CSS
8 5 (5.88%) CSS3
8 5 (5.88%) HTML
8 5 (5.88%) HTML5
8 5 (5.88%) Middleware
8 5 (5.88%) YAML
9 4 (4.71%) Web Services
10 3 (3.53%) LDAP
10 3 (3.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (74.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) Scrum
3 29 (34.12%) Test Automation
4 27 (31.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (30.59%) User Stories
6 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (28.24%) Epics
7 19 (22.35%) Business Analysis
7 19 (22.35%) DevOps
8 15 (17.65%) BDD
8 15 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (17.65%) TDD
9 12 (14.12%) API Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Performance Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.59%) Decision-Making
12 8 (9.41%) ETL
13 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.94%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) Groovy
3 22 (25.88%) SQL
4 20 (23.53%) Python
5 13 (15.29%) Java 8
6 12 (14.12%) Ruby
7 8 (9.41%) Perl
8 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.53%) C#
10 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) Java 9
10 2 (2.35%) R
10 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.35%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (34.12%) Docker
2 5 (5.88%) iptables
3 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (15.29%) Kubernetes
3 11 (12.94%) Ansible
4 10 (11.76%) Puppet
5 4 (4.71%) Terraform
6 2 (2.35%) Mesos
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.18%) Automic
7 1 (1.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Atlassian
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.35%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) CA