Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 February 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 83 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Confluence 61 130 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.04% 2.67% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.14% 16.75% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 86 125
Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% - -
10th Percentile £305 £324 £357
90th Percentile £500 £581 £638
England median daily rate £495 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% -6.00% +5.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 403 776 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.49% 15.92% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 486 478
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £237
90th Percentile £592 £575 £563
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.23 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.50% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.75 £21.38 £23.49
England median hourly rate £20.25 £19.82 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.16% +4.33% -5.00%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Yorkshire

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Yorkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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
West Yorkshire 0 51 £450 -9.09% 22
South Yorkshire +25 9 £425 - 5
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 58 (95.08%) JIRA
2 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) Scrum
4 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
5 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
6 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
7 21 (34.43%) GitHub
8 20 (32.79%) Finance
9 17 (27.87%) Kanban
9 17 (27.87%) Android
9 17 (27.87%) Slack
10 15 (24.59%) Android Development
10 15 (24.59%) JSON
11 14 (22.95%) REST
12 13 (21.31%) Change Management
12 13 (21.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (19.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (19.67%) Banking
13 12 (19.67%) Apple iOS
13 12 (19.67%) Selenium
14 11 (18.03%) Xcode
14 11 (18.03%) Linux
14 11 (18.03%) User Experience
14 11 (18.03%) Apple Swift
14 11 (18.03%) iOS Development
14 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
15 10 (16.39%) User Stories
15 10 (16.39%) Unix
15 10 (16.39%) Java
15 10 (16.39%) Maven

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (3.28%) Mule
2 1 (1.64%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) GitHub
2 17 (27.87%) Slack
3 7 (11.48%) AWS
4 4 (6.56%) Azure
5 2 (3.28%) GCP
5 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Google Sheets
6 1 (1.64%) npm
6 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) SSH
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (95.08%) JIRA
2 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
3 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (19.67%) Selenium
4 12 (19.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (18.03%) Xcode
6 10 (16.39%) Maven
7 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.84%) JUnit
8 6 (9.84%) Mockito
9 4 (6.56%) Gatling
10 3 (4.92%) Android Studio
10 3 (4.92%) CocoaPods
10 3 (4.92%) Gradle
11 1 (1.64%) Ant
11 1 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.64%) Sikuli
11 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Public Sector
4 6 (9.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.20%) Retail
6 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Android Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Business Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) JSON
2 14 (22.95%) REST
3 9 (14.75%) XML
4 8 (13.11%) Spring
5 7 (11.48%) Node.js
5 7 (11.48%) Spring Boot
6 6 (9.84%) React
7 5 (8.20%) Dagger
7 5 (8.20%) Material Design
7 5 (8.20%) Retrofit
7 5 (8.20%) RxJava
8 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.64%) Express
9 1 (1.64%) Jest
9 1 (1.64%) OAuth
9 1 (1.64%) Redux
9 1 (1.64%) RxSwift
9 1 (1.64%) SOAP
9 1 (1.64%) Web Services
9 1 (1.64%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
1 11 (18.03%) User Experience
2 7 (11.48%) NHS
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Android
2 12 (19.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (18.03%) Linux
4 10 (16.39%) Unix
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) SUSE
5 6 (9.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.20%) Windows
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Scrum
3 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
4 17 (27.87%) Kanban
5 15 (24.59%) Android Development
6 13 (21.31%) Change Management
6 13 (21.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (18.03%) iOS Development
8 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) User Stories
9 9 (14.75%) DevOps
10 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.84%) Pair Programming
12 5 (8.20%) BDD
12 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
12 5 (8.20%) Project Management
12 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Apple Swift
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) Kotlin
4 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.48%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) AWK
5 6 (9.84%) Java 8
6 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) ES6
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 7 (11.48%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) AppDynamics
1 7 (11.48%) Google
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.48%) Splunk
2 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) F5
4 1 (1.64%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft