The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 122 174 192
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +18
Contract jobs citing Confluence 37 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 2.13% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 26
Median daily rate £463 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £318 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £583 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Confluence
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
620 988 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.99% 18.03% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 740 793
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £10.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.00 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the City of London region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 48 (90.57%) JIRA
2 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) Java
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
6 14 (26.42%) SQL
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) TDD
7 13 (24.53%) Atlassian
7 13 (24.53%) DevOps
8 12 (22.64%) BDD
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) .NET
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.75%) VPN
9 11 (20.75%) Scrum
9 11 (20.75%) Puppet
9 11 (20.75%) High Availability
9 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (18.87%) Docker
10 10 (18.87%) PaaS
10 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.87%) Linux
11 9 (16.98%) DMZ
11 9 (16.98%) IBM
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (16.98%) Splunk
11 9 (16.98%) IaaS
11 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
11 9 (16.98%) Atlassian Bamboo

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) Documentum
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) HipChat
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) PaaS
2 9 (16.98%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) IaaS
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) VPN
2 9 (16.98%) DMZ
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) IPv6
4 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) OSPF
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) SSH
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) HBase
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) Flink
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 48 (90.57%) JIRA
2 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (13.21%) Subversion
4 7 (13.21%) TeamCity
5 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.55%) FishEye
7 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.89%) Hudson
8 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.89%) JBehave
8 1 (1.89%) Maven
8 1 (1.89%) Spock
8 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Analyst
1 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Azure Consultant
2 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) Grails
3 3 (5.66%) Spring
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) LAMP
4 2 (3.77%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.89%) JSP
5 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.55%) Wiki
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Economics
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) CentOS
3 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.53%) DevOps
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
4 12 (22.64%) BDD
5 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (20.75%) High Availability
5 11 (20.75%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) User Stories
7 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.32%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Time Management
11 3 (5.66%) Content Management
11 3 (5.66%) ETL
11 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Groovy
4 5 (9.43%) VBA
4 5 (9.43%) VBScript
5 4 (7.55%) C
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
1 10 (18.87%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) HDFS
2 1 (1.89%) iptables
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) Postfix
2 1 (1.89%) Samba
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Graphite
3 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.89%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Atlassian
3 9 (16.98%) IBM
3 9 (16.98%) Splunk
4 2 (3.77%) Black Duck
4 2 (3.77%) Coverity
4 2 (3.77%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Netezza
5 1 (1.89%) QNAP
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) WorldPay