Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 78 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 +36 +48
Contract jobs citing Confluence 138 118 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.79% 2.66% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.04% 16.41% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 127 60
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £336 £345 £390
90th Percentile £583 £638 £603
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -0.10% +6.38% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.63 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.85% -2.22% -25.00%

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 765 719 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.46% 16.24% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 463 540
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £219 £263
90th Percentile £579 £575 £566
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £9.71 £10.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £28.25 £24.70 £31.20
England median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +7.07%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +1 113 £476 -9.29% 14
South Yorkshire -4 17 £425 -32.00% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £683 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 132 (95.65%) JIRA
2 75 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.55%) Microservices
4 59 (42.75%) JavaScript
5 53 (38.41%) Java
6 51 (36.96%) TDD
7 50 (36.23%) Linux
7 50 (36.23%) Test Automation
8 49 (35.51%) Git (software)
9 47 (34.06%) Coaching
9 47 (34.06%) Slack
10 45 (32.61%) Mentoring
11 44 (31.88%) Jenkins
11 44 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
12 43 (31.16%) BDD
12 43 (31.16%) MySQL
13 41 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (28.26%) Software Engineering
15 38 (27.54%) REST
15 38 (27.54%) Amazon EC2
16 36 (26.09%) SQL
16 36 (26.09%) DevOps
17 35 (25.36%) Node.js
18 33 (23.91%) Cucumber
19 32 (23.19%) SDLC
19 32 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 31 (22.46%) Selenium
20 31 (22.46%) Scrum
21 30 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
21 30 (21.74%) MongoDB

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 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.35%) nginx
3 4 (2.90%) Apache
4 3 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.06%) Slack
2 44 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (27.54%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (13.04%) Amazon S3
4 18 (13.04%) Serverless
4 18 (13.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 17 (12.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (11.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (11.59%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (11.59%) Route 53
7 14 (10.14%) Amazon SQS
7 14 (10.14%) IaaS
8 13 (9.42%) SaaS
9 12 (8.70%) PaaS
10 5 (3.62%) GitHub
10 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.90%) Trello
12 2 (1.45%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (1.45%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) Firewall
2 13 (9.42%) DNS
2 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.70%) ICMP
3 12 (8.70%) VPN
4 10 (7.25%) HTTP
5 4 (2.90%) SSH
6 3 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.16%) MySQL
2 30 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 30 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 16 (11.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.35%) Big Data
6 5 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.62%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.17%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.45%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 132 (95.65%) JIRA
2 49 (35.51%) Git (software)
3 44 (31.88%) Jenkins
4 33 (23.91%) Cucumber
5 31 (22.46%) Selenium
6 17 (12.32%) Bitbucket
6 17 (12.32%) GitLab
7 15 (10.87%) PHPUnit
7 15 (10.87%) Vagrant
8 13 (9.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (7.25%) SonarQube
10 7 (5.07%) Artifactory
10 7 (5.07%) HP UFT
10 7 (5.07%) JMeter
10 7 (5.07%) JUnit
11 6 (4.35%) Burp Suite
11 6 (4.35%) LoadRunner
12 5 (3.62%) Gatling
12 5 (3.62%) gulp
13 4 (2.90%) git-flow
General
1 12 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (37.68%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (15.22%) Analyst
4 19 (13.77%) Business Analyst
5 18 (13.04%) PHP Developer
6 17 (12.32%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Hybris Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (3.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) AWS Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (2.90%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.54%) REST
2 35 (25.36%) Node.js
3 18 (13.04%) HTML
4 16 (11.59%) Doctrine
5 15 (10.87%) CSS
5 15 (10.87%) HTML5
6 11 (7.97%) XML
7 10 (7.25%) SOAP
8 9 (6.52%) JSON
9 8 (5.80%) CSS3
9 8 (5.80%) Web Services
10 7 (5.07%) .NET
10 7 (5.07%) RESTful
10 7 (5.07%) Spring
11 5 (3.62%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (3.62%) Gherkin
11 5 (3.62%) jQuery
11 5 (3.62%) Kafka
11 5 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Public Cloud
2 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.62%) Clustering
3 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) PKI
5 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.45%) NHS
5 2 (1.45%) PMI
5 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.45%) Wiki
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
6 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.23%) Linux
2 32 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.87%) VMS
4 6 (4.35%) CentOS
5 4 (2.90%) Windows
6 3 (2.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (48.55%) Microservices
3 51 (36.96%) TDD
4 50 (36.23%) Test Automation
5 47 (34.06%) Coaching
6 45 (32.61%) Mentoring
7 43 (31.16%) BDD
8 41 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (28.26%) Software Engineering
10 36 (26.09%) DevOps
11 32 (23.19%) SDLC
12 31 (22.46%) Scrum
13 23 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 20 (14.49%) Open Source
14 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
15 18 (13.04%) Load Balancing
15 18 (13.04%) Pair Programming
16 16 (11.59%) Domain-Driven Design
16 16 (11.59%) Kanban
16 16 (11.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.75%) JavaScript
2 53 (38.41%) Java
3 36 (26.09%) SQL
4 20 (14.49%) PHP
5 18 (13.04%) Python
6 17 (12.32%) Bash Shell
7 16 (11.59%) PHP 7
8 6 (4.35%) C
8 6 (4.35%) C#
8 6 (4.35%) Perl
8 6 (4.35%) Scala
9 5 (3.62%) Ruby
10 4 (2.90%) Groovy
11 2 (1.45%) Go
11 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.72%) JCL
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) SC Cleared
1 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.17%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) APMG
4 2 (1.45%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.72%) APMP
5 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) WCAG
3 5 (3.62%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.45%) PMO
5 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) Terraform
2 17 (12.32%) Puppet
3 12 (8.70%) Grafana
4 9 (6.52%) Ansible
5 7 (5.07%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.35%) Nessus
6 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.35%) Prometheus
7 5 (3.62%) Graylog
7 5 (3.62%) Kibana
8 4 (2.90%) Packer
8 4 (2.90%) Rancher
9 2 (1.45%) Graphite
10 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) Zend
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) SAP
4 5 (3.62%) hybris
5 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.90%) Black Duck
6 3 (2.17%) Adobe
6 3 (2.17%) Google
6 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (1.45%) Pega
7 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.45%) Splunk
7 2 (1.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat