Period
to 14 July 2020

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 6 months to 14 July 2020 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
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 61 97
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36 -22
Contract jobs citing Confluence 33 89 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.04% 3.27% 2.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.91% 17.32% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 68
Median daily rate £500 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% -1.62%
10th Percentile £292 £344 £382
90th Percentile £550 £588 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £24.10 £27.94 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.74% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.10 £27.94 -
% change year-on-year -13.74% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 138 514 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.71% 18.88% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 317 379
Median daily rate £460 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +1.18% +3.03%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 18
Median hourly rate £21.25 £19.81 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.30% +29.87% -8.27%
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.78 £29.24 £35.98
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.33 £17.51
% change year-on-year -13.92% +16.11% +6.12%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Leeds +11 28 £500 +11.11% 2
Bradford +18 4 £365 -18.89%
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 33 (100.00%) JIRA
2 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Scrum
4 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 17 (51.52%) Slack
5 16 (48.48%) Kanban
5 16 (48.48%) Splunk
5 16 (48.48%) AppDynamics
6 15 (45.45%) Mobile App
6 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 15 (45.45%) Finance
7 14 (42.42%) Java
7 14 (42.42%) AWS
7 14 (42.42%) REST
7 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
8 13 (39.39%) JSON
8 13 (39.39%) Maven
9 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 12 (36.36%) Spring
9 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 12 (36.36%) DNS
9 12 (36.36%) SSL
9 12 (36.36%) Firewall
9 12 (36.36%) GitHub
9 12 (36.36%) GCP
9 12 (36.36%) F5
9 12 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
9 12 (36.36%) Security Testing
9 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing

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 7 (21.21%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (21.21%) Mule
2 2 (6.06%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Slack
2 14 (42.42%) AWS
3 12 (36.36%) GCP
3 12 (36.36%) GitHub
4 7 (21.21%) npm
5 3 (9.09%) Azure
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) Google Sheets
6 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
1 12 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
1 12 (36.36%) SSL
1 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) JIRA
2 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (39.39%) Maven
5 11 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (30.30%) Selenium
7 9 (27.27%) JUnit
8 8 (24.24%) Mockito
9 6 (18.18%) Xcode
10 4 (12.12%) Android Studio
10 4 (12.12%) CocoaPods
11 2 (6.06%) fastlane
11 2 (6.06%) Gradle
12 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
12 1 (3.03%) GitLab
12 1 (3.03%) JMeter
12 1 (3.03%) REST Assured
12 1 (3.03%) Sikuli
12 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
12 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Public Sector
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) iOS Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) REST
2 13 (39.39%) JSON
3 12 (36.36%) Spring
4 11 (33.33%) Node.js
4 11 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 8 (24.24%) Jest
6 7 (21.21%) Enzyme
6 7 (21.21%) Express
6 7 (21.21%) Redux
6 7 (21.21%) WireMock
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) React
9 2 (6.06%) .NET
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
10 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.03%) RxJava
10 1 (3.03%) SOAP
10 1 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 9 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) NHS
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Android
1 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Scrum
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 16 (48.48%) Kanban
5 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Security Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Change Management
6 10 (30.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (27.27%) DevOps
7 9 (27.27%) Lean UX
7 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 8 (24.24%) Pair Programming
8 8 (24.24%) Project Management
9 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
10 6 (18.18%) API Development
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) ES6
3 6 (18.18%) Apple Swift
4 5 (15.15%) Kotlin
5 4 (12.12%) Java 8
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) AppDynamics
1 16 (48.48%) Splunk
2 12 (36.36%) F5
3 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
4 4 (12.12%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Databricks
6 1 (3.03%) IBM