Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 99 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +46 +57
Contract jobs citing Confluence 121 95 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.47% 2.24% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.49% 14.87% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 81 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £480 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.76% +22.71%
10th Percentile £353 £369 £383
90th Percentile £574 £638 £523
England median daily rate £495 £480 £465
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.83% +2.86% -33.33%

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 734 639 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.96% 15.09% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 387 671
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +14.58%
10th Percentile £268 £249 £256
90th Percentile £550 £543 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.42 £16.75 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.79% -4.96% +35.58%
10th Percentile £11.63 £9.88 £9.70
90th Percentile £35.15 £27.88 £30.98
England median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +1.27%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -18 76 £455 -9.00% 11
South Yorkshire +24 41 £425 -20.56% 6
East Yorkshire - 2 £541 - 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 115 (95.04%) JIRA
2 88 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (47.93%) Microservices
4 56 (46.28%) Java
5 52 (42.98%) Scrum
6 50 (41.32%) Git (software)
7 48 (39.67%) Jenkins
8 47 (38.84%) TDD
9 42 (34.71%) Slack
10 41 (33.88%) SQL
11 40 (33.06%) BDD
12 39 (32.23%) Linux
13 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
14 37 (30.58%) MySQL
15 36 (29.75%) Test Automation
16 34 (28.10%) REST
17 32 (26.45%) Cucumber
17 32 (26.45%) Kanban
17 32 (26.45%) Software Engineering
17 32 (26.45%) Terraform
17 32 (26.45%) DevOps
17 32 (26.45%) Coaching
18 31 (25.62%) Node.js
19 30 (24.79%) Mentoring
20 29 (23.97%) PostgreSQL
21 28 (23.14%) SFIA
22 27 (22.31%) NoSQL
23 26 (21.49%) MongoDB
23 26 (21.49%) Bitbucket
23 26 (21.49%) Open Source

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 15 (12.40%) Apache
2 8 (6.61%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.31%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.83%) Capstone
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.71%) Slack
2 20 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.40%) GitHub
4 12 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.31%) Serverless
7 4 (3.31%) Trello
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 7 (5.79%) VPN
3 6 (4.96%) Intranet
4 5 (4.13%) SSH
5 4 (3.31%) HTTP
6 3 (2.48%) Firewall
7 2 (1.65%) SMS
8 1 (0.83%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) MySQL
2 29 (23.97%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (22.31%) NoSQL
4 26 (21.49%) MongoDB
5 23 (19.01%) Big Data
6 15 (12.40%) Apache Hive
7 12 (9.92%) Hadoop
8 10 (8.26%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (8.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.65%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.65%) Flink
12 1 (0.83%) Bigtable
12 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 115 (95.04%) JIRA
2 50 (41.32%) Git (software)
3 48 (39.67%) Jenkins
4 32 (26.45%) Cucumber
5 26 (21.49%) Bitbucket
6 18 (14.88%) JUnit
7 15 (12.40%) Artifactory
8 13 (10.74%) Selenium
9 10 (8.26%) Jasmine
10 9 (7.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (7.44%) PHPUnit
10 9 (7.44%) Vagrant
11 7 (5.79%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 2 (1.65%) Burp Suite
15 2 (1.65%) git-flow
15 2 (1.65%) GitLab
15 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Games
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Business Analyst
5 17 (14.05%) Software Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) PHP Developer
7 13 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (5.79%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (4.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.10%) REST
2 31 (25.62%) Node.js
3 16 (13.22%) ActiveMQ
3 16 (13.22%) Kafka
3 16 (13.22%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (9.92%) Spring
5 11 (9.09%) Doctrine
5 11 (9.09%) XML
6 10 (8.26%) Spring Boot
7 9 (7.44%) JSON
7 9 (7.44%) SOAP
7 9 (7.44%) Spring Batch
7 9 (7.44%) Spring Security
8 8 (6.61%) CSS
8 8 (6.61%) HTML
9 7 (5.79%) .NET
9 7 (5.79%) HTML5
10 5 (4.13%) CSS3
10 5 (4.13%) OAuth
10 5 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) PKI
4 4 (3.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) Linux
2 24 (19.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.44%) VMS
4 6 (4.96%) Unix
5 3 (2.48%) Android
5 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.65%) Windows
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.93%) Microservices
3 52 (42.98%) Scrum
4 47 (38.84%) TDD
5 40 (33.06%) BDD
6 36 (29.75%) Test Automation
7 32 (26.45%) Coaching
7 32 (26.45%) DevOps
7 32 (26.45%) Kanban
7 32 (26.45%) Software Engineering
8 30 (24.79%) Mentoring
9 28 (23.14%) SFIA
10 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (21.49%) Open Source
11 23 (19.01%) User Stories
12 20 (16.53%) Integration Testing
13 17 (14.05%) SDLC
14 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.92%) Non-Functional Testing
16 11 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) Java
2 41 (33.88%) SQL
3 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.49%) Python
5 14 (11.57%) PHP
6 12 (9.92%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.09%) PHP 7
8 8 (6.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.31%) Perl
11 3 (2.48%) C#
11 3 (2.48%) Groovy
12 2 (1.65%) C
12 2 (1.65%) C++
12 2 (1.65%) Go
12 2 (1.65%) Java 8
13 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) GCP
2 5 (4.13%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.48%) GDPR
4 2 (1.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (26.45%) Terraform
2 19 (15.70%) Puppet
3 16 (13.22%) Grafana
4 15 (12.40%) Graylog
5 14 (11.57%) Ansible
6 11 (9.09%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.48%) Kibana
7 3 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.65%) Nessus
8 2 (1.65%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Red Hat
2 11 (9.09%) Zend
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.79%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.13%) Google
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle
6 4 (3.31%) Splunk
7 3 (2.48%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco
7 3 (2.48%) Dell
7 3 (2.48%) EMC
7 3 (2.48%) F5
7 3 (2.48%) Micro Focus
7 3 (2.48%) NetApp
7 3 (2.48%) Symantec
7 3 (2.48%) VMware
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.65%) SAP