Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 78 110
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 +56
Contract jobs citing Confluence 74 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.17% 2.94% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.20% 19.21% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 43
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £498 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +15.83% +14.53%
10th Percentile £388 £398 £396
90th Percentile £578 £638 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £480 £430
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.76% +22.71%
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 521 432 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.28% 15.30% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 277 430
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £296 £295 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £529
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £17.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% +32.27% -4.38%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.05 £27.88 £15.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.42 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +37.74% +17.24% +11.54%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -25 55 £500 - 7
Bradford - 7 £475 -
Halifax +5 5 £400 -13.51%
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 71 (95.95%) JIRA
2 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (68.92%) Microservices
4 37 (50.00%) TDD
5 35 (47.30%) Java
5 35 (47.30%) Slack
6 34 (45.95%) Git (software)
7 33 (44.59%) MySQL
8 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
8 32 (43.24%) BDD
9 31 (41.89%) Scrum
10 30 (40.54%) Jenkins
11 28 (37.84%) SQL
11 28 (37.84%) Test Automation
12 27 (36.49%) REST
12 27 (36.49%) Cucumber
13 26 (35.14%) Node.js
14 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
15 24 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (32.43%) Terraform
15 24 (32.43%) Coaching
16 23 (31.08%) Mentoring
16 23 (31.08%) NoSQL
16 23 (31.08%) Linux
17 22 (29.73%) MongoDB
17 22 (29.73%) SFIA
18 21 (28.38%) Kanban
19 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (27.03%) Integration Testing
19 20 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 12 (16.22%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.41%) nginx
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 35 (47.30%) Slack
2 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (5.41%) Serverless
5 4 (5.41%) Trello
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) SSH
2 4 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) SMS
4 1 (1.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.59%) MySQL
2 24 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (31.08%) NoSQL
4 22 (29.73%) MongoDB
5 14 (18.92%) Apache Hive
5 14 (18.92%) Big Data
6 10 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (95.95%) JIRA
2 34 (45.95%) Git (software)
3 30 (40.54%) Jenkins
4 27 (36.49%) Cucumber
5 15 (20.27%) JUnit
6 13 (17.57%) Artifactory
7 10 (13.51%) Bitbucket
7 10 (13.51%) Jasmine
7 10 (13.51%) Selenium
8 9 (12.16%) PHPUnit
8 9 (12.16%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.41%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.70%) git-flow
11 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.35%) Flyway
11 1 (1.35%) GitLab
11 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.35%) Maven
11 1 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Software Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) PHP Developer
6 10 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (6.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (6.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) REST
2 26 (35.14%) Node.js
3 15 (20.27%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (20.27%) Kafka
3 15 (20.27%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (14.86%) Doctrine
5 10 (13.51%) Spring
5 10 (13.51%) Spring Boot
5 10 (13.51%) XML
6 9 (12.16%) JSON
6 9 (12.16%) SOAP
6 9 (12.16%) Spring Batch
6 9 (12.16%) Spring Security
7 6 (8.11%) CSS
7 6 (8.11%) HTML
8 5 (6.76%) CSS3
8 5 (6.76%) HTML5
8 5 (6.76%) OAuth
9 4 (5.41%) RESTful
10 3 (4.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.76%) PKI
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.16%) VMS
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (68.92%) Microservices
3 37 (50.00%) TDD
4 32 (43.24%) BDD
5 31 (41.89%) Scrum
6 28 (37.84%) Test Automation
7 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
8 24 (32.43%) Coaching
9 23 (31.08%) Mentoring
10 22 (29.73%) SFIA
11 21 (28.38%) Kanban
12 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (27.03%) Integration Testing
13 19 (25.68%) Open Source
14 16 (21.62%) DevOps
15 12 (16.22%) User Stories
16 11 (14.86%) Pair Programming
16 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
17 10 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
17 10 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) Java
2 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.84%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) Python
5 11 (14.86%) PHP
5 11 (14.86%) PHP 7
6 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.41%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) Groovy
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) Go
8 2 (2.70%) Java 8
9 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) BC Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (32.43%) Terraform
2 17 (22.97%) Puppet
3 14 (18.92%) Grafana
3 14 (18.92%) Graylog
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.70%) Kibana
6 2 (2.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.86%) Zend
3 3 (4.05%) Micro Focus
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) Splunk