Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 90 132
Rank change year-on-year +2 +42 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 117 106 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.56% 2.30% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.64% 14.17% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 62 64
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £469 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +3.02% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £638 £600 £534
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +37.14%

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 703 748 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.39% 16.25% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 441 732
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +26.67% +20.77%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.13 £10.67
90th Percentile £23.59 £25.00 £22.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.35
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.36% +7.50%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +16 98 £475 +4.11% 4
South Yorkshire +1 23 £535 +8.08% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 113 (96.58%) JIRA
2 91 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (54.70%) Jenkins
4 63 (53.85%) Slack
5 62 (52.99%) Git (software)
6 58 (49.57%) Microservices
7 57 (48.72%) TDD
8 55 (47.01%) BDD
9 53 (45.30%) Java
10 52 (44.44%) Scrum
11 50 (42.74%) JavaScript
11 50 (42.74%) Test Automation
11 50 (42.74%) Mentoring
12 48 (41.03%) Linux
13 47 (40.17%) Software Engineering
14 46 (39.32%) Coaching
15 44 (37.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 44 (37.61%) Kanban
15 44 (37.61%) REST
16 43 (36.75%) SFIA
17 40 (34.19%) SQL
18 37 (31.62%) MySQL
18 37 (31.62%) Open Source
19 36 (30.77%) Cucumber
20 35 (29.91%) NoSQL
20 35 (29.91%) Node.js
21 34 (29.06%) MongoDB
21 34 (29.06%) PostgreSQL
22 28 (23.93%) JUnit
23 27 (23.08%) Red Hat

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 13 (11.11%) nginx
2 7 (5.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (5.13%) Apache
4 4 (3.42%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.71%) CMS
5 2 (1.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 63 (53.85%) Slack
2 13 (11.11%) Trello
3 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.98%) IaaS
5 6 (5.13%) GitHub
5 6 (5.13%) PaaS
6 4 (3.42%) CloudBees
6 4 (3.42%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) G Suite
7 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) MySQL
2 35 (29.91%) NoSQL
3 34 (29.06%) MongoDB
3 34 (29.06%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (21.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.84%) Apache Hive
5 8 (6.84%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.71%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 113 (96.58%) JIRA
2 64 (54.70%) Jenkins
3 62 (52.99%) Git (software)
4 36 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 28 (23.93%) JUnit
6 25 (21.37%) Jasmine
7 17 (14.53%) SonarQube
8 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
8 8 (6.84%) Selenium
9 7 (5.98%) Grunt
9 7 (5.98%) gulp
10 6 (5.13%) Artifactory
10 6 (5.13%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.27%) Burp Suite
11 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
11 5 (4.27%) JMeter
11 5 (4.27%) LoadRunner
12 4 (3.42%) Maven
13 2 (1.71%) Redmine
13 2 (1.71%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.84%) Banking
1 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 19 (16.24%) Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) Java Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Agile Business Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.40%) JavaScript Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.98%) PHP Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.61%) REST
2 35 (29.91%) Node.js
3 16 (13.68%) CSS
3 16 (13.68%) HTML
4 13 (11.11%) Spring
5 9 (7.69%) Kafka
5 9 (7.69%) Spring Boot
6 8 (6.84%) CSS3
6 8 (6.84%) HTML5
6 8 (6.84%) jQuery
7 7 (5.98%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (5.98%) Sass
8 6 (5.13%) JSON
8 6 (5.13%) SOAP
8 6 (5.13%) Spring Batch
8 6 (5.13%) Spring Security
9 5 (4.27%) Web Services
10 4 (3.42%) J2EE
11 3 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Clustering
2 10 (8.55%) User Experience
3 8 (6.84%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) NHS
5 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.03%) Linux
2 44 (37.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (49.57%) Microservices
3 57 (48.72%) TDD
4 55 (47.01%) BDD
5 52 (44.44%) Scrum
6 50 (42.74%) Mentoring
6 50 (42.74%) Test Automation
7 47 (40.17%) Software Engineering
8 46 (39.32%) Coaching
9 44 (37.61%) Kanban
10 43 (36.75%) SFIA
11 37 (31.62%) Open Source
12 27 (23.08%) User Stories
13 24 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (20.51%) SDLC
14 21 (17.95%) DevOps
15 17 (14.53%) Integration Testing
15 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.30%) Java
2 50 (42.74%) JavaScript
3 40 (34.19%) SQL
4 17 (14.53%) Python
5 13 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.69%) Perl
7 7 (5.98%) PHP
7 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.42%) Scala
9 2 (1.71%) Groovy
9 2 (1.71%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) WCAG
3 3 (2.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (3.42%) Xen
3 2 (1.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) Puppet
2 14 (11.97%) Terraform
3 8 (6.84%) Ansible
4 6 (5.13%) Grafana
4 6 (5.13%) Graylog
5 5 (4.27%) Nessus
5 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.71%) Oozie
7 1 (0.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.97%) Atlassian
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle
5 4 (3.42%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.56%) Progress
7 2 (1.71%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.71%) Google
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Zend
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Informatica
8 1 (0.85%) Nintex
8 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.85%) Splunk
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase