Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +55 +59
Contract jobs citing Confluence 131 99 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.70% 2.38% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 15.94% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 57 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.02% +22.43%
10th Percentile £356 £375 £375
90th Percentile £575 £570 £515
England median daily rate £481 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +4.05% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +23.33% -16.67%

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 742 621 1,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.29% 14.96% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 368 683
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £259
90th Percentile £538 £525 £570
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £17.39 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.66% -10.13% +72.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.45 £24.05
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 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
West Yorkshire -14 87 £455 +5.81% 9
South Yorkshire +21 46 £450 -9.09% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 126 (96.18%) JIRA
2 103 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (52.67%) Jenkins
4 68 (51.91%) Java
5 65 (49.62%) Scrum
6 63 (48.09%) Git (software)
7 62 (47.33%) Microservices
8 58 (44.27%) TDD
9 55 (41.98%) BDD
10 50 (38.17%) SQL
11 49 (37.40%) Slack
12 48 (36.64%) Linux
13 47 (35.88%) JavaScript
13 47 (35.88%) Test Automation
13 47 (35.88%) Kanban
14 46 (35.11%) Mentoring
14 46 (35.11%) Coaching
15 45 (34.35%) Software Engineering
16 44 (33.59%) REST
16 44 (33.59%) SFIA
17 41 (31.30%) Open Source
18 40 (30.53%) Node.js
19 39 (29.77%) MySQL
20 37 (28.24%) NoSQL
21 36 (27.48%) Cucumber
22 35 (26.72%) MongoDB
22 35 (26.72%) PostgreSQL
23 34 (25.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 33 (25.19%) Terraform
25 30 (22.90%) User Stories

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 19 (14.50%) Apache
2 8 (6.11%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.58%) nginx
4 5 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.53%) SAS
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Capstone
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (37.40%) Slack
2 18 (13.74%) GitHub
3 11 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (4.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.05%) IaaS
7 4 (3.05%) PaaS
8 3 (2.29%) CloudBees
8 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.53%) Trello
10 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) SaaS
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) VPN
3 6 (4.58%) HTTP
3 6 (4.58%) Intranet
4 4 (3.05%) Firewall
5 3 (2.29%) SSH
6 2 (1.53%) SMS
7 1 (0.76%) ATM
7 1 (0.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) MySQL
2 37 (28.24%) NoSQL
3 35 (26.72%) MongoDB
3 35 (26.72%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (19.08%) Big Data
5 19 (14.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (12.98%) Apache Hive
7 9 (6.87%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.53%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.53%) Flink
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.53%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.76%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 126 (96.18%) JIRA
2 69 (52.67%) Jenkins
3 63 (48.09%) Git (software)
4 36 (27.48%) Cucumber
5 27 (20.61%) JUnit
6 23 (17.56%) Bitbucket
7 19 (14.50%) Jasmine
8 17 (12.98%) Artifactory
9 10 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (6.87%) SonarQube
11 8 (6.11%) Selenium
12 7 (5.34%) Eclipse
12 7 (5.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.82%) Burp Suite
14 5 (3.82%) Grunt
14 5 (3.82%) gulp
14 5 (3.82%) HP UFT
14 5 (3.82%) JMeter
14 5 (3.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Banking
2 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (33.59%) Developer
2 25 (19.08%) Analyst
2 25 (19.08%) Software Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.74%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) JavaScript Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Java Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (6.11%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (3.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.59%) REST
2 40 (30.53%) Node.js
3 21 (16.03%) Kafka
3 21 (16.03%) Spring
4 19 (14.50%) ActiveMQ
4 19 (14.50%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (13.74%) Spring Boot
6 14 (10.69%) Spring Batch
6 14 (10.69%) Spring Security
7 11 (8.40%) CSS
7 11 (8.40%) HTML
8 8 (6.11%) .NET
8 8 (6.11%) JSON
8 8 (6.11%) SOAP
9 7 (5.34%) Web Services
10 6 (4.58%) jQuery
10 6 (4.58%) XML
11 5 (3.82%) CSS3
11 5 (3.82%) HTML5
11 5 (3.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) User Experience
2 7 (5.34%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Clustering
4 5 (3.82%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.64%) Linux
2 34 (25.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Unix
4 3 (2.29%) Android
4 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) VMS
5 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.62%) Scrum
3 62 (47.33%) Microservices
4 58 (44.27%) TDD
5 55 (41.98%) BDD
6 47 (35.88%) Kanban
6 47 (35.88%) Test Automation
7 46 (35.11%) Coaching
7 46 (35.11%) Mentoring
8 45 (34.35%) Software Engineering
9 44 (33.59%) SFIA
10 41 (31.30%) Open Source
11 30 (22.90%) User Stories
12 28 (21.37%) DevOps
13 25 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (17.56%) Integration Testing
14 23 (17.56%) SDLC
15 16 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (10.69%) Software Delivery
16 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.91%) Java
2 50 (38.17%) SQL
3 47 (35.88%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.85%) Python
5 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.11%) PHP
6 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.58%) Perl
8 5 (3.82%) Java 8
8 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.05%) C#
10 3 (2.29%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) C++
11 2 (1.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (1.53%) ISEB
3 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) GCP
2 9 (6.87%) QA
3 5 (3.82%) WCAG
4 3 (2.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.76%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (16.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 33 (25.19%) Terraform
2 25 (19.08%) Puppet
3 17 (12.98%) Grafana
3 17 (12.98%) Graylog
4 16 (12.21%) Ansible
5 10 (7.63%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.82%) Nessus
7 3 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Red Hat
2 11 (8.40%) Atlassian
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.34%) SaltStack
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle
6 5 (3.82%) Adobe
6 5 (3.82%) Google
6 5 (3.82%) Splunk
7 3 (2.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco
7 3 (2.29%) Dell
7 3 (2.29%) EMC
7 3 (2.29%) F5
7 3 (2.29%) Micro Focus
7 3 (2.29%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.29%) NetApp
7 3 (2.29%) Symantec
7 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 3 (2.29%) Zend