Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 48 82
Rank change year-on-year -16 +34 -17
Contract jobs citing Confluence 29 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.77% 3.11% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.57% 17.49% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 0
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.80% - -
South East median daily rate £483 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +13.53% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.78% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 199 223 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 19.02% 17.75% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 133 125
West Sussex median daily rate £365 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% +12.31%
10th Percentile £130 £215 £207
90th Percentile £538 £500 £489
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £43.75 £34.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.68% +97.13% +9.51%
10th Percentile £18.81 £21.66 £15.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £52.25 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in West Sussex

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in West Sussex

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in West Sussex

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Worthing -8 18 £481 +11.59%
Gatwick +4 2 £338 -10.00%
Crawley +1 2 £250 -
Confluence
South East

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

1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
4 19 (65.52%) Scrum
5 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (58.62%) REST
6 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
6 17 (58.62%) Subversion
6 17 (58.62%) Spring
7 16 (55.17%) MVC
7 16 (55.17%) RESTful
7 16 (55.17%) Scala
8 13 (44.83%) Spring MVC
9 12 (41.38%) Django
9 12 (41.38%) JSON
9 12 (41.38%) Ruby
9 12 (41.38%) Ajax
9 12 (41.38%) Google
9 12 (41.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (41.38%) Open Source
9 12 (41.38%) HTML5
9 12 (41.38%) Guice
9 12 (41.38%) OWASP
9 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (41.38%) CSS3
9 12 (41.38%) Web Design
9 12 (41.38%) HTML
9 12 (41.38%) Java
9 12 (41.38%) CSS
9 12 (41.38%) HTTP

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (13.79%) Maximo
2 4 (13.79%) SAP CO
2 4 (13.79%) SAP FI
2 4 (13.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (13.79%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (58.62%) Subversion
3 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (24.14%) JUnit
3 7 (24.14%) SoapUI
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Scala Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum Master
6 1 (3.45%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) REST
1 17 (58.62%) Spring
2 16 (55.17%) RESTful
3 13 (44.83%) Spring MVC
4 12 (41.38%) Ajax
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 12 (41.38%) CSS3
4 12 (41.38%) Django
4 12 (41.38%) Guice
4 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) HTML5
4 12 (41.38%) JSON
4 12 (41.38%) Play Framework
4 12 (41.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) EJB
6 5 (17.24%) SOAP
6 5 (17.24%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) XSD
6 5 (17.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 19 (65.52%) Scrum
4 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (55.17%) MVC
6 12 (41.38%) Open Source
6 12 (41.38%) OWASP
6 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (41.38%) Web Design
7 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
8 10 (34.48%) Web Development
9 9 (31.03%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Workflow
10 8 (27.59%) User Stories
11 7 (24.14%) Service Design
12 6 (20.69%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
12 6 (20.69%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (20.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Scala
2 12 (41.38%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) Ruby
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Groovy
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Google
2 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) SAP