The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 175 324 442
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +118
Contract jobs citing Confluence 787 380 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 0.66% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.83% 3.65% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 215 131
Median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10053 10399 10216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.93% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6570 6621 6140
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 320 407
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence within the UK.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence within the UK.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Confluence
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
England +145 772 £473 +11.17% 61
London +106 485 £500 +17.64% 32
South East +65 66 £413 +2.48% 6
West Midlands +18 64 £430 -4.44% 1
Yorkshire +34 55 £450 -5.26% 4
West Yorkshire +35 49 £450 -5.26% 3
Shropshire -3 43 £407 -9.66% 1
Telford -2 41 £407 -9.66% 1
Leeds +23 39 £450 -5.26% 3
City of London +20 35 £496 +17.27% 6
East of England +33 32 £325 -30.10% 7
Croydon +5 30 £485 +7.77% 2
West Sussex +23 21 £394 - 1
North East -27 20 £438 -7.84%
Tyne and Wear -31 20 £438 -5.96%
Hertfordshire +21 19 £311 -12.46% 1
East Midlands 0 19 £415 +27.69% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 19 £438 -5.90%
South West +21 17 £450 -25.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 15 £420 -1.17% 1
Nottingham -1 15 £420 -1.17% 1
Berkshire +13 14 £450 +80.00% 3
North West +12 14 £375 -11.76% 5
Worthing -8 13 £438 -
Birmingham - 11 £485 -
Surrey +15 8 £460 -5.15%
Gloucestershire +7 8 £375 - 3
Essex - 8 £450 -
Cheshire +14 7 £388 -4.61%
Halifax - 7 £430 -

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1239 (96.57%) JIRA
2 947 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (42.63%) Jenkins
4 480 (37.41%) Git (software)
5 456 (35.54%) Scrum
6 453 (35.31%) Java
7 445 (34.68%) Linux
8 420 (32.74%) Atlassian
9 403 (31.41%) DevOps
10 322 (25.10%) Continuous Integration
11 316 (24.63%) Puppet
12 287 (22.37%) HTML
13 264 (20.58%) Security Cleared
14 259 (20.19%) Maven
15 255 (19.88%) Ruby
16 254 (19.80%) Oracle
17 242 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
18 238 (18.55%) JavaScript
19 226 (17.61%) JUnit
19 226 (17.61%) Docker
20 219 (17.07%) Open Source
21 213 (16.60%) CSS
22 212 (16.52%) SC Cleared
23 209 (16.29%) Finance
24 208 (16.21%) Python
25 207 (16.13%) Configuration Management
26 201 (15.67%) SQL
26 201 (15.67%) Spring
26 201 (15.67%) Sonatype Nexus
27 189 (14.73%) TDD

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 164 (12.78%) Apache
2 117 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 52 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 46 (3.59%) OpenStack
6 40 (3.12%) IIS
7 29 (2.26%) CMS
8 28 (2.18%) SharePoint
9 27 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 25 (1.95%) nginx
11 24 (1.87%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.71%) JBoss
13 21 (1.64%) Apache Spark
14 16 (1.25%) WebLogic
14 16 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.78%) Drupal
15 10 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.55%) FileNet
16 7 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 115 (8.96%) HipChat
2 41 (3.20%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.26%) MS Office
5 23 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.33%) MS Project
7 16 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.078%) GIMP
9 1 (0.078%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.078%) Mingle
9 1 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.16%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.078%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.078%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.078%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 242 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (8.34%) GitHub
3 75 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.49%) PaaS
5 27 (2.10%) IaaS
6 25 (1.95%) OpenShift
7 22 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (1.48%) CloudBees
9 18 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 17 (1.33%) Route 53
11 15 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (1.17%) SaaS
12 12 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (0.94%) Slack
13 9 (0.70%) Google Apps
13 9 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 122 (9.51%) DNS
2 114 (8.89%) OpenVPN
3 105 (8.18%) SSH
4 99 (7.72%) OpenLDAP
5 64 (4.99%) HTTP
6 34 (2.65%) LDAP
7 33 (2.57%) Firewall
7 33 (2.57%) Internet
8 27 (2.10%) TCP/IP
9 22 (1.71%) SSL
10 19 (1.48%) VPN
11 16 (1.25%) AMQP
12 13 (1.01%) Network Security
13 11 (0.86%) SNMP
14 9 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.62%) IPsec
16 7 (0.55%) Intranet
17 6 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 6 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 6 (0.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
2 137 (10.68%) Hadoop
3 113 (8.81%) MongoDB
4 85 (6.63%) MySQL
5 76 (5.92%) NoSQL
5 76 (5.92%) SQL Server
6 68 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 44 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 29 (2.26%) Big Data
9 24 (1.87%) HBase
10 21 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (1.01%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.94%) Neo4j
15 11 (0.86%) OrientDB
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1239 (96.57%) JIRA
2 547 (42.63%) Jenkins
3 480 (37.41%) Git (software)
4 259 (20.19%) Maven
5 226 (17.61%) JUnit
6 201 (15.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 166 (12.94%) Subversion
8 157 (12.24%) SonarQube
9 156 (12.16%) Bitbucket
10 145 (11.30%) Cucumber
10 145 (11.30%) JIRA Agile
10 145 (11.30%) Selenium
11 144 (11.22%) Ant
12 107 (8.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 99 (7.72%) Liquibase
14 72 (5.61%) SoapUI
15 67 (5.22%) WebDriver
16 63 (4.91%) TeamCity
17 53 (4.13%) FishEye
18 46 (3.59%) Gradle
General
1 209 (16.29%) Finance
2 95 (7.40%) Banking
3 77 (6.00%) Retail
4 30 (2.34%) Publishing
5 24 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.71%) Marketing
7 17 (1.33%) Front Office
8 15 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.86%) Legal
10 10 (0.78%) Back Office
10 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.78%) Games
11 8 (0.62%) Electronics
11 8 (0.62%) Law
11 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.31%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.23%) Advertising
13 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 312 (24.32%) Developer
2 197 (15.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 161 (12.55%) Analyst
4 115 (8.96%) Architect
5 98 (7.64%) Java Developer
6 85 (6.63%) Business Analyst
7 79 (6.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 78 (6.08%) Project Manager
9 61 (4.75%) Test Analyst
10 53 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
11 52 (4.05%) Administrator
12 46 (3.59%) Consultant
12 46 (3.59%) Senior DevOps
12 46 (3.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 44 (3.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 41 (3.20%) Tester
15 35 (2.73%) Senior Developer
16 33 (2.57%) Java Architect
16 33 (2.57%) Lead DevOps
17 32 (2.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (22.37%) HTML
2 213 (16.60%) CSS
3 201 (15.67%) Spring
4 168 (13.09%) REST
5 160 (12.47%) HTML5
6 152 (11.85%) RESTful
7 142 (11.07%) Web Services
8 141 (10.99%) CSS3
9 136 (10.60%) JSON
10 134 (10.44%) XML
11 119 (9.28%) AngularJS
12 109 (8.50%) ELK Stack
13 98 (7.64%) MCollective
14 94 (7.33%) Software Packaging
15 91 (7.09%) Ajax
16 86 (6.70%) Node.js
17 77 (6.00%) .NET
18 72 (5.61%) Django
18 72 (5.61%) Play Framework
18 72 (5.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.31%) User Experience
2 59 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.20%) Wiki
5 38 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.25%) Social Media
7 15 (1.17%) Derivative
8 14 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 12 (0.94%) Equities
9 12 (0.94%) Video on Demand
9 12 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.86%) Blackberry
10 11 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 11 (0.86%) Fintech
10 11 (0.86%) Fixed Income
10 11 (0.86%) NHS
11 10 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 445 (34.68%) Linux
2 151 (11.77%) CentOS
3 136 (10.60%) Windows
4 106 (8.26%) Unix
5 80 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (3.66%) Ubuntu
7 35 (2.73%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.64%) Android
10 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.78%) webOS
11 10 (0.78%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
12 9 (0.70%) AIX
12 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.70%) Solaris
13 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.39%) Debian
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (35.54%) Scrum
3 403 (31.41%) DevOps
4 322 (25.10%) Continuous Integration
5 219 (17.07%) Open Source
6 207 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 189 (14.73%) TDD
8 172 (13.41%) BDD
9 161 (12.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 141 (10.99%) Kanban
11 133 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 122 (9.51%) User Stories
13 117 (9.12%) Workflow
14 113 (8.81%) Software Engineering
15 105 (8.18%) Coaching
16 104 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 104 (8.11%) Service Management
17 102 (7.95%) Front End Development
18 100 (7.79%) Waterfall
19 99 (7.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 453 (35.31%) Java
2 255 (19.88%) Ruby
3 238 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 208 (16.21%) Python
5 201 (15.67%) SQL
6 119 (9.28%) Shell Script
7 108 (8.42%) Scala
8 100 (7.79%) C#
9 84 (6.55%) Groovy
10 69 (5.38%) PHP
11 67 (5.22%) Bash Shell
12 56 (4.36%) Perl
13 41 (3.20%) C
14 39 (3.04%) PL/SQL
15 26 (2.03%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.95%) C++
17 14 (1.09%) Clojure
18 12 (0.94%) Go
19 11 (0.86%) T-SQL
20 7 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 264 (20.58%) Security Cleared
2 212 (16.52%) SC Cleared
3 63 (4.91%) Degree
4 54 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 51 (3.98%) DV Cleared
6 49 (3.82%) CTC Cleared
7 42 (3.27%) ISEB
8 27 (2.10%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.09%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.31%) ACCA
10 4 (0.31%) CCNA
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.23%) IIBA
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) PMP
13 1 (0.078%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (9.74%) QA
2 22 (1.71%) WAI
3 15 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.86%) SDET
5 9 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.47%) GCP
7 6 (0.47%) HL7
7 6 (0.47%) WCAG
8 4 (0.31%) SLA
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.078%) ISO20022
System Software
1 226 (17.61%) Docker
2 105 (8.18%) Squid
3 104 (8.11%) Postfix
4 99 (7.72%) vCloud
5 54 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (2.10%) Active Directory
7 22 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.64%) Xen
9 12 (0.94%) KVM
9 12 (0.94%) NFS
10 9 (0.70%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.62%) vSphere
12 7 (0.55%) iptables
13 6 (0.47%) Samba
14 5 (0.39%) XenServer
15 4 (0.31%) HDFS
15 4 (0.31%) LXC
16 3 (0.23%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 316 (24.63%) Puppet
2 170 (13.25%) Ansible
3 134 (10.44%) Terraform
4 123 (9.59%) Kubernetes
5 114 (8.89%) logstash
6 111 (8.65%) ZABBIX
7 107 (8.34%) Kibana
8 105 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
9 98 (7.64%) Rancher
10 38 (2.96%) Nagios
11 18 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (1.01%) yum
14 12 (0.94%) Grafana
14 12 (0.94%) Graphite
15 10 (0.78%) Consul
15 10 (0.78%) Graylog
15 10 (0.78%) Packer
16 9 (0.70%) Ambari
16 9 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 420 (32.74%) Atlassian
2 254 (19.80%) Oracle
3 165 (12.86%) VMware
4 114 (8.89%) Sonatype
5 85 (6.63%) Red Hat
6 71 (5.53%) Microsoft
7 67 (5.22%) Google
8 38 (2.96%) Adobe
9 33 (2.57%) Splunk
10 29 (2.26%) IBM
11 27 (2.10%) Citrix
12 21 (1.64%) Zend
13 20 (1.56%) HP
13 20 (1.56%) Talend
14 19 (1.48%) Rally
15 18 (1.40%) Hortonworks
15 18 (1.40%) hybris
16 17 (1.33%) AppDynamics
16 17 (1.33%) MuleSoft
16 17 (1.33%) SAP
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London
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West Sussex
Networkers
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Croydon, Surrey
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Staffworx Ltd
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Wales
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