Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 62 95
Rank change year-on-year -8 +33 +64
Contract jobs citing Confluence 103 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.00% 3.18% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.58% 19.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 88 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +20.76% -8.47%
10th Percentile £383 £385 £308
90th Percentile £556 £638 £516
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £448
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 526 487 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.31% 16.66% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 311 368
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £263
90th Percentile £571 £550 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.38 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% -17.86% +40.00%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 6 months to 16 October 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
Leeds -12 74 £500 -5.66% 11
Halifax +8 9 £371 -29.33%
Bradford - 9 £425 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 99 (96.12%) JIRA
2 66 (64.08%) Microservices
3 58 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (52.43%) JavaScript
5 48 (46.60%) TDD
6 46 (44.66%) MySQL
7 44 (42.72%) Java
8 43 (41.75%) Git (software)
8 43 (41.75%) Test Automation
9 39 (37.86%) Slack
10 38 (36.89%) Amazon AWS
11 35 (33.98%) Node.js
12 34 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (31.07%) BDD
13 32 (31.07%) REST
13 32 (31.07%) Linux
14 31 (30.10%) Cucumber
14 31 (30.10%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
15 30 (29.13%) Jenkins
15 30 (29.13%) SQL
15 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
16 28 (27.18%) PostgreSQL
17 25 (24.27%) NoSQL
17 25 (24.27%) DevOps
17 25 (24.27%) Mentoring
17 25 (24.27%) Coaching
17 25 (24.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (23.30%) Docker
18 24 (23.30%) Amazon RDS

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 (6.80%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.88%) nginx
5 3 (2.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.86%) Slack
2 38 (36.89%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (30.10%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (9.71%) Serverless
5 9 (8.74%) Amazon S3
5 9 (8.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (7.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (7.77%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (6.80%) Route 53
8 6 (5.83%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (3.88%) IaaS
10 4 (3.88%) PaaS
10 4 (3.88%) SaaS
10 4 (3.88%) Trello
11 3 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (2.91%) GitHub
12 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
1 7 (6.80%) SSH
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) ICMP
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) VPN
3 2 (1.94%) SMS
4 1 (0.97%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.66%) MySQL
2 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
3 28 (27.18%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (24.27%) NoSQL
5 24 (23.30%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (8.74%) Apache Hive
6 9 (8.74%) Big Data
7 8 (7.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.94%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 99 (96.12%) JIRA
2 43 (41.75%) Git (software)
3 31 (30.10%) Cucumber
4 30 (29.13%) Jenkins
5 22 (21.36%) Selenium
6 17 (16.50%) PHPUnit
6 17 (16.50%) Vagrant
7 14 (13.59%) Bitbucket
8 10 (9.71%) Artifactory
9 8 (7.77%) GitLab
10 7 (6.80%) SonarQube
11 5 (4.85%) gulp
12 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.88%) git-flow
12 4 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (2.91%) Gatling
13 3 (2.91%) Grunt
13 3 (2.91%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.91%) JUnit
14 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (48.54%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Software Engineer
6 14 (13.59%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.85%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Product Business Analyst
11 3 (2.91%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) Node.js
2 32 (31.07%) REST
3 19 (18.45%) Doctrine
4 14 (13.59%) XML
5 13 (12.62%) HTML
6 12 (11.65%) JSON
6 12 (11.65%) SOAP
7 11 (10.68%) CSS
8 10 (9.71%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (9.71%) HTML5
8 10 (9.71%) Kafka
8 10 (9.71%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (7.77%) CSS3
10 7 (6.80%) OAuth
10 7 (6.80%) Web Services
11 6 (5.83%) Spring
11 6 (5.83%) Spring Boot
12 5 (4.85%) RESTful
12 5 (4.85%) Spring Batch
12 5 (4.85%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.80%) PKI
2 7 (6.80%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Linux
2 25 (24.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (16.50%) VMS
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
5 3 (2.91%) CentOS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Microservices
2 58 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (46.60%) TDD
4 43 (41.75%) Test Automation
5 34 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (31.07%) BDD
7 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
8 25 (24.27%) Coaching
8 25 (24.27%) DevOps
8 25 (24.27%) Mentoring
9 21 (20.39%) Scrum
10 19 (18.45%) Pair Programming
10 19 (18.45%) SDLC
10 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
11 18 (17.48%) CQRS
11 18 (17.48%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (16.50%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (13.59%) Open Source
14 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
15 11 (10.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) JavaScript
2 44 (42.72%) Java
3 30 (29.13%) SQL
4 20 (19.42%) PHP
5 19 (18.45%) PHP 7
6 18 (17.48%) Python
7 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.85%) Groovy
9 4 (3.88%) Perl
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 4 (3.88%) Scala
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) C#
10 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.94%) Go
11 2 (1.94%) Java 8
11 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
1 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.91%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.97%) APMP
5 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.91%) GDPR
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (23.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) Terraform
2 15 (14.56%) Puppet
3 14 (13.59%) Grafana
4 9 (8.74%) Graylog
5 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.85%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.88%) Ansible
7 4 (3.88%) Kibana
8 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.91%) Packer
8 3 (2.91%) Rancher
9 2 (1.94%) Graphite
10 1 (0.97%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Zend
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe
4 3 (2.91%) Black Duck
4 3 (2.91%) Micro Focus
4 3 (2.91%) Splunk
5 2 (1.94%) Google
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Telerik