The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 April 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 96 120
Rank change year-on-year +39 +24  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 41 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.03% 0.94% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.03% 5.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 1
Median daily rate £475 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.28% -22.22%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 195 347 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.41% 17.08% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 225 246
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -35.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £20.67 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Leeds +36 38 £480 +12.94% 5
Halifax - 1 £400 -
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 67 (98.53%) JIRA
2 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (67.65%) Java
4 41 (60.29%) Jenkins
5 38 (55.88%) Open Source
6 36 (52.94%) Linux
7 35 (51.47%) Spring
8 34 (50.00%) HTML
9 32 (47.06%) Git (software)
10 31 (45.59%) RESTful
11 29 (42.65%) Python
12 27 (39.71%) Ruby
12 27 (39.71%) Scala
12 27 (39.71%) HTML5
13 26 (38.24%) Scrum
13 26 (38.24%) JSON
14 25 (36.76%) Django
14 25 (36.76%) Play Framework
15 22 (32.35%) Cucumber
15 22 (32.35%) REST
16 21 (30.88%) MongoDB
16 21 (30.88%) TDD
17 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
18 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
18 19 (27.94%) JUnit
19 18 (26.47%) CSS
19 18 (26.47%) Automated Testing
19 18 (26.47%) NoSQL
20 17 (25.00%) Puppet
20 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (8.82%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Slack
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) MongoDB
2 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 18 (26.47%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.29%) MySQL
4 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Riak
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (98.53%) JIRA
2 41 (60.29%) Jenkins
3 32 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 22 (32.35%) Cucumber
5 19 (27.94%) JUnit
6 16 (23.53%) Selenium
7 14 (20.59%) Subversion
8 7 (10.29%) JMeter
9 6 (8.82%) Maven
10 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
10 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
11 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (4.41%) git-flow
12 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
13 2 (2.94%) GitLab
13 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
13 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
13 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
13 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
14 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Scala Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 9 (13.24%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) Spring
2 34 (50.00%) HTML
3 31 (45.59%) RESTful
4 27 (39.71%) HTML5
5 26 (38.24%) JSON
6 25 (36.76%) Django
6 25 (36.76%) Play Framework
7 22 (32.35%) REST
8 18 (26.47%) CSS
9 15 (22.06%) Spring MVC
10 14 (20.59%) Ajax
10 14 (20.59%) CSS3
10 14 (20.59%) Guice
10 14 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (13.24%) Node.js
12 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.35%) Spring Boot
12 5 (7.35%) Web Services
13 4 (5.88%) jQuery
13 4 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.88%) Social Media
3 4 (5.88%) Tandem
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Wiki
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) Open Source
3 26 (38.24%) Scrum
4 21 (30.88%) TDD
5 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
6 18 (26.47%) Automated Testing
7 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (23.53%) Microservices
9 15 (22.06%) MVC
9 15 (22.06%) OWASP
10 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
11 13 (19.12%) BDD
11 13 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (19.12%) Web Design
12 11 (16.18%) Kanban
13 10 (14.71%) User Stories
14 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
14 8 (11.76%) SDLC
15 7 (10.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) Python
3 27 (39.71%) Ruby
3 27 (39.71%) Scala
4 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.59%) C#
6 8 (11.76%) SQL
7 3 (4.41%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.94%) Groovy
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) HL7
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) Puppet
2 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.35%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Google
2 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.88%) hybris
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Splunk
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
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