Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 82 115
Rank change year-on-year +21 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 102 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.38% 2.23% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.20% 13.14% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 44 44
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £455 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.01% -0.66% -
10th Percentile £357 £321 £363
90th Percentile £638 £629 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £461 £475
% change year-on-year +8.52% -3.00% -
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 505 548 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.72% 16.96% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 302 528
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +4.02% +9.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £563 £549 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £405
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.88 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.20% -4.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.58 £12.54
90th Percentile £23.56 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +43.33% +1.90%

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 January 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 January 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 +29 94 £500 +5.26% 15
Halifax -1 2 £405 -5.70%
Confluence
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 101 (99.02%) JIRA
2 73 (71.57%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (56.86%) Git (software)
3 58 (56.86%) Jenkins
4 53 (51.96%) Microservices
4 53 (51.96%) Slack
5 49 (48.04%) Java
6 48 (47.06%) Linux
7 46 (45.10%) Test Automation
8 45 (44.12%) Scrum
9 44 (43.14%) Mentoring
10 42 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (40.20%) TDD
12 40 (39.22%) BDD
12 40 (39.22%) REST
12 40 (39.22%) Coaching
13 39 (38.24%) Software Engineering
14 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
15 36 (35.29%) Open Source
16 33 (32.35%) SFIA
17 31 (30.39%) MongoDB
17 31 (30.39%) SQL
18 30 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (29.41%) NoSQL
18 30 (29.41%) Cucumber
18 30 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (29.41%) Kanban
19 29 (28.43%) MySQL
20 28 (27.45%) Node.js
21 27 (26.47%) JUnit

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 (16.67%) nginx
2 6 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.98%) InDesign
4 1 (0.98%) InVision
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 53 (51.96%) Slack
2 9 (8.82%) Trello
3 8 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (4.90%) IaaS
7 4 (3.92%) GitHub
7 4 (3.92%) PaaS
8 3 (2.94%) CloudBees
8 3 (2.94%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.96%) SaaS
10 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) MongoDB
2 30 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 30 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (28.43%) MySQL
4 22 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (7.84%) Big Data
6 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.94%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.96%) DB2
8 2 (1.96%) HBase
8 2 (1.96%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 101 (99.02%) JIRA
2 58 (56.86%) Git (software)
2 58 (56.86%) Jenkins
3 30 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 27 (26.47%) JUnit
5 20 (19.61%) SonarQube
6 19 (18.63%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.88%) Grunt
7 6 (5.88%) gulp
7 6 (5.88%) Subversion
8 4 (3.92%) Selenium
9 3 (2.94%) Maven
10 2 (1.96%) JMeter
10 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.96%) Redmine
10 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.98%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.98%) git-flow
11 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Software Engineer
3 17 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Engineer
5 14 (13.73%) Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (10.78%) Business Analyst
7 11 (10.78%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Senior DevOps
7 11 (10.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) JavaScript Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Scala Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 6 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.22%) REST
2 28 (27.45%) Node.js
3 16 (15.69%) CSS
3 16 (15.69%) HTML
4 14 (13.73%) Spring
5 13 (12.75%) CSS3
5 13 (12.75%) HTML5
6 10 (9.80%) JSON
7 6 (5.88%) Ajax
7 6 (5.88%) Django
7 6 (5.88%) Guice
7 6 (5.88%) jQuery
7 6 (5.88%) Play Framework
7 6 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (5.88%) Sass
8 5 (4.90%) Kafka
8 5 (4.90%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.92%) RESTful
9 4 (3.92%) SOAP
9 4 (3.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Clustering
2 9 (8.82%) User Experience
3 8 (7.84%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.06%) Linux
2 42 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (71.57%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.96%) Microservices
3 46 (45.10%) Test Automation
4 45 (44.12%) Scrum
5 44 (43.14%) Mentoring
6 41 (40.20%) TDD
7 40 (39.22%) BDD
7 40 (39.22%) Coaching
8 39 (38.24%) Software Engineering
9 36 (35.29%) Open Source
10 33 (32.35%) SFIA
11 30 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (29.41%) Kanban
12 25 (24.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (22.55%) DevOps
14 22 (21.57%) Configuration Management
15 20 (19.61%) User Stories
16 18 (17.65%) SDLC
17 17 (16.67%) Load Balancing
17 17 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) Java
2 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) Python
5 17 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.78%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.84%) Perl
7 8 (7.84%) Scala
8 6 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) Docker
2 7 (6.86%) Xen
3 4 (3.92%) HDFS
4 2 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) Puppet
2 11 (10.78%) Terraform
3 10 (9.80%) Ansible
4 9 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.96%) Oozie
6 2 (1.96%) Rancher
7 1 (0.98%) Grafana
7 1 (0.98%) Graylog
7 1 (0.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.82%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.86%) Adobe
3 7 (6.86%) Google
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.96%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.96%) Logi
6 2 (1.96%) Logi Analytics
6 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.98%) Progress
7 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau
7 1 (0.98%) Talend