Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 64 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27 +27
Contract jobs citing Confluence 102 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.10% 3.34% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.88% 19.50% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 119 41
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £339 £357 £313
90th Percentile £588 £638 £630
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
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 513 518 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.59% 17.12% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 354 307
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £571 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.11 £15.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +0.84% -4.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.58
90th Percentile £25.75 £22.44 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -30.23% +43.33%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 82 £500 - 9
Halifax +7 6 £342 -15.56%
Bradford - 4 £423 - 1
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 100 (98.04%) JIRA
2 56 (54.90%) Microservices
3 52 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (48.04%) JavaScript
5 44 (43.14%) Linux
6 43 (42.16%) Java
7 42 (41.18%) Test Automation
7 42 (41.18%) Coaching
8 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
9 39 (38.24%) Mentoring
9 39 (38.24%) Slack
10 38 (37.25%) TDD
11 37 (36.27%) MySQL
11 37 (36.27%) Jenkins
12 36 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (35.29%) Software Engineering
13 35 (34.31%) Node.js
14 33 (32.35%) REST
14 33 (32.35%) BDD
15 32 (31.37%) Amazon EC2
15 32 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (28.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
16 29 (28.43%) Cucumber
16 29 (28.43%) SQL
16 29 (28.43%) SDLC
17 26 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (24.51%) DevOps
19 24 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
20 23 (22.55%) NoSQL

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 5 (4.90%) nginx
2 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (38.24%) Slack
2 36 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (31.37%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 16 (15.69%) Amazon S3
5 16 (15.69%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (15.69%) Serverless
6 15 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (14.71%) Route 53
7 13 (12.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (11.76%) SaaS
9 10 (9.80%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (9.80%) IaaS
9 10 (9.80%) PaaS
10 4 (3.92%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (3.92%) GitHub
11 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (1.96%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) DNS
1 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.78%) Firewall
2 11 (10.78%) ICMP
2 11 (10.78%) VPN
3 9 (8.82%) HTTP
4 4 (3.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.27%) MySQL
2 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
3 26 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (22.55%) NoSQL
6 15 (14.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.94%) Big Data
8 3 (2.94%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.96%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.98%) DB2
10 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.98%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 100 (98.04%) JIRA
2 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
3 37 (36.27%) Jenkins
4 29 (28.43%) Cucumber
5 21 (20.59%) Selenium
6 15 (14.71%) GitLab
7 12 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (10.78%) PHPUnit
8 11 (10.78%) Vagrant
9 9 (8.82%) SonarQube
10 8 (7.84%) Bitbucket
11 7 (6.86%) HP UFT
11 7 (6.86%) JMeter
12 6 (5.88%) Burp Suite
12 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
13 5 (4.90%) gulp
14 4 (3.92%) Artifactory
14 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
14 4 (3.92%) Gatling
14 4 (3.92%) git-flow
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Front Office
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Analyst
3 16 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) PHP Developer
6 10 (9.80%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (9.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (2.94%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) Node.js
2 33 (32.35%) REST
3 11 (10.78%) Doctrine
4 10 (9.80%) HTML
5 9 (8.82%) Web Services
6 8 (7.84%) SOAP
7 7 (6.86%) CSS
7 7 (6.86%) HTML5
7 7 (6.86%) XML
8 6 (5.88%) JSON
9 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.90%) CSS3
9 5 (4.90%) jQuery
9 5 (4.90%) RESTful
9 5 (4.90%) Sass
10 4 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
10 4 (3.92%) OAuth
10 4 (3.92%) React
11 3 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.92%) PKI
4 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) Wiki
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.14%) Linux
2 29 (28.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (10.78%) VMS
4 4 (3.92%) CentOS
4 4 (3.92%) Windows
5 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.90%) Microservices
2 52 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (41.18%) Coaching
3 42 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 39 (38.24%) Mentoring
5 38 (37.25%) TDD
6 36 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 33 (32.35%) BDD
8 32 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (28.43%) SDLC
10 25 (24.51%) DevOps
11 21 (20.59%) Configuration Management
12 19 (18.63%) Scrum
13 18 (17.65%) Open Source
14 16 (15.69%) Load Balancing
15 14 (13.73%) Software Delivery
15 14 (13.73%) User Stories
16 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
17 11 (10.78%) CQRS
17 11 (10.78%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 43 (42.16%) Java
3 29 (28.43%) SQL
4 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.75%) PHP
6 12 (11.76%) Python
7 11 (10.78%) PHP 7
8 6 (5.88%) Scala
9 5 (4.90%) Perl
9 5 (4.90%) Ruby
10 4 (3.92%) C
10 4 (3.92%) C#
11 3 (2.94%) Groovy
12 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.98%) Java 8
13 1 (0.98%) JCL
13 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.98%) APMP
5 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.98%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) WCAG
2 5 (4.90%) QA
3 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.98%) PMO
5 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) Puppet
2 11 (10.78%) Terraform
3 8 (7.84%) Grafana
4 6 (5.88%) Nessus
4 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.90%) Ansible
5 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.92%) Packer
6 4 (3.92%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.92%) Rancher
7 2 (1.96%) Graphite
7 2 (1.96%) Graylog
7 2 (1.96%) Kibana
8 1 (0.98%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.98%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) Zend
3 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.92%) Black Duck
4 3 (2.94%) Adobe
4 3 (2.94%) Google
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.96%) Splunk
5 2 (1.96%) Telerik
6 1 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) SAP