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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 56 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 0.71% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% 4.08% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £463 £675 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.44% +59.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £406
% change year-on-year - +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

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 114 98 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.51% 17.44% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 134
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.63 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.11% +10.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.37 £21.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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
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 24 June 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 +1 7 £463 -
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 9 (64.29%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Ant
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) Server Hardening
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Ansible
6 5 (35.71%) Hudson
7 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
7 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 4 (28.57%) iptables
7 4 (28.57%) tcpdump
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) Unix

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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) Ant
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Maven
4 5 (35.71%) Hudson
5 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
6 3 (21.43%) Bitbucket
6 3 (21.43%) CA Gen
6 3 (21.43%) ClearQuest
6 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
7 2 (14.29%) Gradle
7 2 (14.29%) NuGet
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SCM Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Drush
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (14.29%) Sass
2 2 (14.29%) Twig
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Server Hardening
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
1 4 (28.57%) iptables
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Salt
4 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 3 (21.43%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) Sonatype
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) Micro Focus
4 1 (7.14%) Thunderhead