The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
England / South East
Rank 176 214 235
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +21
Contract jobs citing Confluence 67 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.38% 3.27% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 19
Median daily rate £450 £338 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £428 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +288.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +288.88%

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1246 1497 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.43% 17.18% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 955 949
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 77
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £53.58 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the South East region.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +16 22 £475 +18.75% 1
West Sussex -12 17 £500 +98.01% 1
Berkshire +13 8 £450 +200.00% 5
Surrey +3 6 £438 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire - 5 £365 -
Hampshire -2 3 £438 +18.24% 2
East Sussex +4 1 £395 +8.96%
Kent - 1 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Sussex - 1 £373 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 147 (98.00%) JIRA
2 129 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (40.67%) Git (software)
4 57 (38.00%) Scrum
5 56 (37.33%) Java
6 45 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 44 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (25.33%) JavaScript
9 35 (23.33%) SQL
9 35 (23.33%) Open Source
10 32 (21.33%) Selenium
10 32 (21.33%) Spring
11 31 (20.67%) User Stories
11 31 (20.67%) DevOps
12 30 (20.00%) Python
13 28 (18.67%) HTML
13 28 (18.67%) Web Services
13 28 (18.67%) REST
14 27 (18.00%) RESTful
15 26 (17.33%) CSS
15 26 (17.33%) Automated Testing
15 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
16 25 (16.67%) Linux
17 24 (16.00%) Configuration Management
17 24 (16.00%) Atlassian
17 24 (16.00%) HTML5
18 23 (15.33%) Waterfall
18 23 (15.33%) Scala
18 23 (15.33%) Subversion
19 22 (14.67%) XML

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (7.33%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.67%) Apache
2 10 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.67%) SAP Portal
5 3 (2.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.00%) IIS
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.33%) nginx
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.67%) JBoss
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.67%) MS Office
2 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.67%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (5.33%) SaaS
5 7 (4.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.33%) GitHub
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) HTTP
2 9 (6.00%) Intranet
3 3 (2.00%) AMQP
3 3 (2.00%) LDAP
3 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.33%) DNS
4 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.33%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.67%) DHCP
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (5.33%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (4.67%) MS Access
6 6 (4.00%) Big Data
6 6 (4.00%) MySQL
7 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.00%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.00%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 147 (98.00%) JIRA
2 61 (40.67%) Git (software)
3 45 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 32 (21.33%) Selenium
5 23 (15.33%) Subversion
6 19 (12.67%) JUnit
7 18 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 16 (10.67%) Maven
9 11 (7.33%) Bitbucket
9 11 (7.33%) SoapUI
10 9 (6.00%) Gatling
10 9 (6.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (6.00%) Vagrant
11 8 (5.33%) Gradle
11 8 (5.33%) Liquibase
12 5 (3.33%) Ant
12 5 (3.33%) JMeter
12 5 (3.33%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.67%) jMock
13 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Publishing
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.33%) Automotive
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (34.67%) Developer
2 29 (19.33%) Analyst
3 21 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.00%) Tester
5 12 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Scala Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Scrum Master
8 9 (6.00%) ETL Developer
8 9 (6.00%) QA Tester
9 8 (5.33%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.67%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 6 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Database Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.00%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.33%) Spring
2 28 (18.67%) HTML
2 28 (18.67%) REST
2 28 (18.67%) Web Services
3 27 (18.00%) RESTful
4 26 (17.33%) CSS
5 24 (16.00%) HTML5
6 22 (14.67%) CSS3
6 22 (14.67%) XML
7 17 (11.33%) Ajax
8 16 (10.67%) JSON
9 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (8.67%) Django
9 13 (8.67%) Guice
9 13 (8.67%) Play Framework
9 13 (8.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (8.67%) Spring MVC
10 12 (8.00%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.33%) SOAP
11 11 (7.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) User Experience
3 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.00%) Semantic Web
5 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.00%) Wiki
6 2 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.67%) Linux
2 20 (13.33%) Unix
3 15 (10.00%) Windows
4 6 (4.00%) CentOS
4 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.00%) Scrum
3 44 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (23.33%) Open Source
5 31 (20.67%) DevOps
5 31 (20.67%) User Stories
6 26 (17.33%) Automated Testing
6 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 23 (15.33%) Waterfall
9 21 (14.00%) BDD
9 21 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (14.00%) Kanban
9 21 (14.00%) TDD
10 19 (12.67%) Performance Testing
11 18 (12.00%) Workflow
12 16 (10.67%) Data Analysis
12 16 (10.67%) Web Development
13 15 (10.00%) MVC
14 14 (9.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.33%) Java
2 38 (25.33%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 30 (20.00%) Python
5 23 (15.33%) Scala
6 20 (13.33%) Ruby
7 13 (8.67%) C#
8 10 (6.67%) Groovy
9 9 (6.00%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.67%) C
11 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.67%) ABAP
12 4 (2.67%) C++
12 4 (2.67%) PHP
13 3 (2.00%) Perl
14 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (10.67%) ISEB
2 15 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) Degree
7 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) PMO
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (12.67%) Docker
2 3 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.67%) iptables
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
3 1 (0.67%) Postfix
3 1 (0.67%) Varnish
3 1 (0.67%) vCloud
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Puppet
2 9 (6.00%) Ansible
3 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.67%) Consul
4 4 (2.67%) Kibana
4 4 (2.67%) logstash
4 4 (2.67%) Pingdom
4 4 (2.67%) Rsyslog
4 4 (2.67%) Terraform
5 3 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.33%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Atlassian
2 21 (14.00%) Oracle
3 14 (9.33%) Google
4 9 (6.00%) Talend
5 5 (3.33%) Adobe
5 5 (3.33%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.67%) LANDesk
6 4 (2.67%) PagerDuty
6 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.67%) SAP
6 4 (2.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.67%) webMethods
7 3 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.00%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.00%) VMware
8 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.67%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.67%) New Relic
9 1 (0.67%) Palo Alto
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