Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 74 113
Rank change year-on-year -14 +39 +51
Contract jobs citing Confluence 88 76 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.61% 2.73% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.21% 17.72% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +1.18% +17.24%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £396
90th Percentile £576 £538 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £429
% change year-on-year - +5.02% +22.43%
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 543 429 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.09% 15.44% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 267 442
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £291 £270
90th Percentile £550 £518 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.45 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +20.31% +20.83%
10th Percentile £10.80 £12.00 £8.90
90th Percentile £34.85 £29.78 £22.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £17.39 £19.35
% change year-on-year +0.66% -10.13% +72.00%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -9 78 £455 +1.11% 6
Halifax +2 4 £400 +0.50%
Bradford - 4 £455 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £400 -
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 87 (98.86%) JIRA
2 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (57.95%) Microservices
4 50 (56.82%) Java
5 48 (54.55%) TDD
5 48 (54.55%) Jenkins
6 47 (53.41%) Scrum
7 44 (50.00%) BDD
8 43 (48.86%) Git (software)
9 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
9 41 (46.59%) Slack
10 39 (44.32%) Test Automation
11 38 (43.18%) SQL
12 37 (42.05%) Software Engineering
13 36 (40.91%) Kanban
13 36 (40.91%) Node.js
13 36 (40.91%) Mentoring
14 35 (39.77%) Coaching
14 35 (39.77%) MySQL
15 34 (38.64%) SFIA
16 33 (37.50%) REST
16 33 (37.50%) NoSQL
16 33 (37.50%) Open Source
16 33 (37.50%) Linux
17 32 (36.36%) Cucumber
18 31 (35.23%) MongoDB
18 31 (35.23%) PostgreSQL
19 29 (32.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (30.68%) JUnit
21 25 (28.41%) Red Hat

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 17 (19.32%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (5.68%) nginx
3 2 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 41 (46.59%) Slack
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.55%) Trello
5 3 (3.41%) IaaS
5 3 (3.41%) PaaS
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.27%) CloudBees
6 2 (2.27%) GitHub
6 2 (2.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) SSH
3 2 (2.27%) SMS
4 1 (1.14%) ATM
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) MySQL
2 33 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 31 (35.23%) MongoDB
3 31 (35.23%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (21.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (19.32%) Apache Hive
5 17 (19.32%) Big Data
6 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (98.86%) JIRA
2 48 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 43 (48.86%) Git (software)
4 32 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 27 (30.68%) JUnit
6 19 (21.59%) Jasmine
7 17 (19.32%) Artifactory
8 10 (11.36%) Bitbucket
9 8 (9.09%) Selenium
10 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
10 7 (7.95%) SonarQube
11 5 (5.68%) Grunt
11 5 (5.68%) gulp
12 4 (4.55%) Maven
13 2 (2.27%) Flyway
13 2 (2.27%) GitLab
13 2 (2.27%) Mockito
13 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
13 2 (2.27%) Redmine
13 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) Software Engineer
3 19 (21.59%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Java Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) JavaScript Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) PHP Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (5.68%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) Node.js
2 33 (37.50%) REST
3 21 (23.86%) Kafka
4 20 (22.73%) Spring
5 19 (21.59%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (21.59%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (20.45%) Spring Boot
7 14 (15.91%) Spring Batch
7 14 (15.91%) Spring Security
8 9 (10.23%) CSS
8 9 (10.23%) HTML
9 7 (7.95%) JSON
9 7 (7.95%) SOAP
10 6 (6.82%) Web Services
10 6 (6.82%) XML
11 5 (5.68%) CSS3
11 5 (5.68%) HTML5
11 5 (5.68%) jQuery
11 5 (5.68%) Sass
12 4 (4.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.82%) User Experience
2 5 (5.68%) Clustering
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Linux
2 29 (32.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) VMS
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (57.95%) Microservices
3 48 (54.55%) TDD
4 47 (53.41%) Scrum
5 44 (50.00%) BDD
6 39 (44.32%) Test Automation
7 37 (42.05%) Software Engineering
8 36 (40.91%) Kanban
8 36 (40.91%) Mentoring
9 35 (39.77%) Coaching
10 34 (38.64%) SFIA
11 33 (37.50%) Open Source
12 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
13 18 (20.45%) User Stories
14 15 (17.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (12.50%) DevOps
15 11 (12.50%) SDLC
16 9 (10.23%) Software Delivery
17 8 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.82%) Java
2 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.18%) SQL
4 13 (14.77%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.68%) Java 8
6 5 (5.68%) Perl
7 3 (3.41%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.27%) Groovy
8 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) Terraform
2 24 (27.27%) Puppet
3 17 (19.32%) Grafana
3 17 (19.32%) Graylog
4 5 (5.68%) Ansible
5 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.68%) Adobe
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) Micro Focus
5 3 (3.41%) Zend
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.14%) IBM