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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 162 242 249
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +7
Contract jobs citing Confluence 84 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 1.27% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 15
Median daily rate £455 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £278 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Confluence
England

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
1259 1651 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.27% 17.52% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 995 978
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 73
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.28 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.84% -15.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex +29 23 £375 - 1
Berkshire +22 15 £475 +46.15%
Oxfordshire -2 12 £500 +66.66% 1
Hampshire +25 11 £351 -3.97% 2
Surrey +28 10 £525 +27.27%
Sussex - 5 £350 -
East Sussex +11 1 £344 +5.69%
Kent - 1 £525 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 140 (97.90%) JIRA
2 117 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (46.85%) Scrum
4 58 (40.56%) Java
5 55 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 53 (37.06%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 44 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 43 (30.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 43 (30.07%) Kanban
8 43 (30.07%) QA
9 42 (29.37%) Web Services
10 41 (28.67%) Selenium
11 38 (26.57%) User Stories
12 32 (22.38%) RESTful
12 32 (22.38%) Open Source
12 32 (22.38%) Atlassian
13 31 (21.68%) SQL
14 29 (20.28%) JavaScript
14 29 (20.28%) Software Engineering
14 29 (20.28%) SoapUI
15 28 (19.58%) JUnit
16 27 (18.88%) TDD
17 26 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (17.48%) BDD
18 25 (17.48%) DevOps
18 25 (17.48%) Automated Testing
19 23 (16.08%) Maven
20 22 (15.38%) HTML
20 22 (15.38%) Cucumber

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 6 (4.20%) IIS
1 6 (4.20%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.40%) nginx
4 2 (1.40%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.70%) Documentum
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (6.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) AMQP
2 3 (2.10%) Intranet
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) DNS
3 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.40%) FlexRay
3 2 (1.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.70%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.80%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.10%) MS Access
5 3 (2.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.40%) QlikView
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 140 (97.90%) JIRA
2 55 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 44 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 41 (28.67%) Selenium
5 29 (20.28%) SoapUI
6 28 (19.58%) JUnit
7 23 (16.08%) Maven
8 22 (15.38%) Cucumber
9 19 (13.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 13 (9.09%) Gatling
11 10 (6.99%) Gradle
11 10 (6.99%) Subversion
12 9 (6.29%) Ant
13 8 (5.59%) JMeter
14 7 (4.90%) Vagrant
14 7 (4.90%) WebDriver
15 6 (4.20%) Bitbucket
15 6 (4.20%) Hudson
15 6 (4.20%) jMock
16 4 (2.80%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (9.79%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Publishing
3 9 (6.29%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.40%) Automotive
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) Developer
2 39 (27.27%) Analyst
3 26 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 19 (13.29%) Tester
5 17 (11.89%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 10 (6.99%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Scrum Master
8 9 (6.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (6.29%) QA Tester
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (4.90%) ETL Developer
9 7 (4.90%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
10 6 (4.20%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (4.20%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (4.20%) Software Project Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.37%) Web Services
2 32 (22.38%) RESTful
3 22 (15.38%) HTML
4 21 (14.69%) CSS
5 20 (13.99%) HTML5
5 20 (13.99%) REST
5 20 (13.99%) Spring
6 19 (13.29%) CSS3
7 16 (11.19%) XML
8 14 (9.79%) SOAP
9 13 (9.09%) Ajax
10 12 (8.39%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.39%) Gherkin
11 11 (7.69%) JSON
11 11 (7.69%) Node.js
12 10 (6.99%) LESS
12 10 (6.99%) Sass
13 8 (5.59%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.59%) JMS
14 7 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.90%) User Experience
3 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.50%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.10%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.40%) Economics
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.70%) Informatics
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.70%) W3C
8 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Linux
1 12 (8.39%) Unix
2 10 (6.99%) Windows
3 6 (4.20%) CentOS
3 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.40%) Android
4 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (46.85%) Scrum
3 53 (37.06%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 43 (30.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 43 (30.07%) Kanban
6 38 (26.57%) User Stories
7 32 (22.38%) Open Source
8 29 (20.28%) Software Engineering
9 27 (18.88%) TDD
10 25 (17.48%) Automated Testing
10 25 (17.48%) BDD
10 25 (17.48%) DevOps
11 22 (15.38%) API Testing
12 19 (13.29%) Project Management
12 19 (13.29%) Waterfall
13 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
13 17 (11.89%) Unit Testing
13 17 (11.89%) Validation
14 16 (11.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.56%) Java
2 31 (21.68%) SQL
3 29 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.99%) Scala
5 17 (11.89%) Groovy
5 17 (11.89%) Python
6 9 (6.29%) Ruby
7 7 (4.90%) C#
8 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.50%) Perl
10 4 (2.80%) ABAP
10 4 (2.80%) C++
11 3 (2.10%) C
11 3 (2.10%) PHP
12 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (11.19%) Degree
1 16 (11.19%) ISEB
2 15 (10.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.99%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (30.07%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) iptables
2 1 (0.70%) NFS
2 1 (0.70%) Postfix
2 1 (0.70%) vCloud
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) Ansible
3 5 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.80%) Pingdom
5 3 (2.10%) Consul
5 3 (2.10%) Terraform
6 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) Atlassian
2 19 (13.29%) Talend
3 17 (11.89%) Oracle
4 8 (5.59%) Google
5 6 (4.20%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (3.50%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.80%) Adobe
7 4 (2.80%) PagerDuty
7 4 (2.80%) SAP
8 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.10%) VMware
9 2 (1.40%) HP
9 2 (1.40%) webMethods
10 1 (0.70%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.70%) ATG
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco
10 1 (0.70%) Juniper
10 1 (0.70%) New Relic
10 1 (0.70%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.70%) Percona
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