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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 256 369 450
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +81
Contract jobs citing Confluence 505 287 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.27% 2.96% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 182 103
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
9574 9693 9219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.58% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6371 6058 5538
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 324 350
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +117 484 £450 +12.50% 87
London +56 261 £495 +23.75% 46
South East +49 81 £425 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire +32 35 £445 +18.53% 5
West Sussex +21 34 £390 - 3
West Midlands -3 33 £395 +14.49% 4
Shropshire -8 30 £395 +14.49% 3
South West +26 29 £600 +84.61% 5
West Yorkshire +19 29 £426 +13.66% 4
Telford -9 28 £395 +14.49% 3
Leeds +19 23 £420 +11.25% 2
East of England +15 21 £463 +15.62% 3
Worthing -7 21 £450 - 3
City of London +29 20 £450 - 13
Hertfordshire +31 17 £463 -2.63% 1
Scotland -6 16 £450 +16.12% 1
Oxfordshire +6 14 £450 +5.88% 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £500 - 2
Wiltshire - 12 £600 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 11 £450 -5.26%
Croydon -9 10 £375 - 1
North East -63 10 £350 -21.29% 2
Tyne and Wear -66 10 £350 -21.29% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -69 10 £350 -21.29% 2
Glasgow +11 9 £450 +12.50% 1
North West -7 8 £425 -8.10% 4
Oxford -1 7 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire - 7 £363 - 3
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
Surrey - 7 £500 - 2

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 970 (93.99%) JIRA
2 723 (70.06%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (39.83%) Java
4 341 (33.04%) Scrum
5 306 (29.65%) Jenkins
6 300 (29.07%) Git (software)
7 292 (28.29%) Linux
8 273 (26.45%) Atlassian
9 254 (24.61%) SQL
10 250 (24.22%) DevOps
11 225 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
12 196 (18.99%) HTML
13 192 (18.60%) Security Cleared
14 186 (18.02%) Puppet
15 177 (17.15%) Subversion
16 176 (17.05%) Python
17 175 (16.96%) Finance
18 172 (16.67%) Spring
19 167 (16.18%) CSS
20 159 (15.41%) Ruby
21 158 (15.31%) Maven
22 157 (15.21%) Oracle
23 152 (14.73%) JavaScript
24 150 (14.53%) Unix
25 144 (13.95%) SC Cleared
26 141 (13.66%) Open Source
27 139 (13.47%) JUnit
28 135 (13.08%) Windows
29 134 (12.98%) TDD
30 127 (12.31%) REST

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 75 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 60 (5.81%) Apache
3 49 (4.75%) IIS
4 48 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 38 (3.68%) JBoss
6 26 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (2.42%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (1.55%) CMS
9 16 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.26%) nginx
11 11 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.97%) FileNet
12 10 (0.97%) LiveCycle
13 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.68%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.58%) SAS
16 6 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.39%) MS Project
4 31 (3.00%) HipChat
5 29 (2.81%) MS Office
6 22 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (1.07%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.87%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.097%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.58%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.097%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 90 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.94%) GitHub
3 43 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.33%) PaaS
5 22 (2.13%) IaaS
6 16 (1.55%) SaaS
7 13 (1.26%) Google Analytics
8 11 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.78%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.58%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.48%) Trello
12 5 (0.48%) Yammer
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.17%) HTTP
2 35 (3.39%) DNS
3 30 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.52%) Internet
5 24 (2.33%) Firewall
5 24 (2.33%) VPN
6 15 (1.45%) AMQP
6 15 (1.45%) SSH
7 13 (1.26%) OpenVPN
8 12 (1.16%) LDAP
9 11 (1.07%) DMZ
9 11 (1.07%) SSL
10 10 (0.97%) DHCP
11 9 (0.87%) Network Security
12 8 (0.78%) SNMP
13 7 (0.68%) IPsec
13 7 (0.68%) LAN
13 7 (0.68%) SAN
13 7 (0.68%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.88%) MongoDB
2 71 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 69 (6.69%) Hadoop
4 62 (6.01%) MySQL
5 44 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.26%) Pentaho
6 35 (3.39%) Big Data
7 33 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.55%) OrientDB
14 15 (1.45%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.26%) Oracle OWB
15 13 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 970 (93.99%) JIRA
2 306 (29.65%) Jenkins
3 300 (29.07%) Git (software)
4 177 (17.15%) Subversion
5 158 (15.31%) Maven
6 139 (13.47%) JUnit
7 114 (11.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 106 (10.27%) Selenium
9 82 (7.95%) Sonatype Nexus
10 78 (7.56%) Cucumber
11 66 (6.40%) TeamCity
12 60 (5.81%) Bitbucket
13 50 (4.84%) Ant
14 49 (4.75%) SonarQube
15 44 (4.26%) FishEye
16 41 (3.97%) Gradle
17 38 (3.68%) Hudson
18 37 (3.59%) SoapUI
19 35 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
20 31 (3.00%) WebDriver
General
1 175 (16.96%) Finance
2 68 (6.59%) Banking
3 44 (4.26%) Retail
4 36 (3.49%) Marketing
5 30 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.74%) Electronics
6 18 (1.74%) Front Office
6 18 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.55%) Games
8 12 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.16%) Publishing
9 11 (1.07%) Back Office
10 10 (0.97%) Law
10 10 (0.97%) Legal
11 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.48%) Local Government
13 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) Advertising
14 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 281 (27.23%) Developer
2 156 (15.12%) Analyst
3 112 (10.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 95 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 94 (9.11%) Architect
6 86 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 68 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 48 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
9 47 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 40 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 37 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 37 (3.59%) Lead Developer
12 36 (3.49%) Scala Developer
13 33 (3.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 32 (3.10%) Consultant
15 31 (3.00%) Tester
16 29 (2.81%) Administrator
17 27 (2.62%) Pentaho Developer
18 26 (2.52%) Support Engineer
19 24 (2.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (18.99%) HTML
2 172 (16.67%) Spring
3 167 (16.18%) CSS
4 127 (12.31%) REST
5 126 (12.21%) XML
6 115 (11.14%) Web Services
7 111 (10.76%) HTML5
8 106 (10.27%) RESTful
9 104 (10.08%) CSS3
10 98 (9.50%) Ajax
11 91 (8.82%) .NET
12 90 (8.72%) JSON
13 76 (7.36%) jQuery
14 66 (6.40%) Java EE
15 65 (6.30%) Django
16 64 (6.20%) Spring MVC
17 63 (6.10%) Play Framework
18 59 (5.72%) Ruby on Rails
19 57 (5.52%) Guice
20 49 (4.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.23%) User Experience
2 50 (4.84%) Wiki
3 45 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.71%) Data Integration
6 27 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.74%) Derivative
9 16 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.36%) Replication
12 12 (1.16%) Equities
12 12 (1.16%) iPad
12 12 (1.16%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.97%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.97%) Social Media
13 10 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.87%) NHS
15 8 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 292 (28.29%) Linux
2 150 (14.53%) Unix
3 135 (13.08%) Windows
4 73 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (5.14%) CentOS
6 42 (4.07%) Windows Server
7 41 (3.97%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.84%) Android
10 13 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.87%) webOS
13 9 (0.87%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
14 8 (0.78%) AIX
15 7 (0.68%) Solaris
16 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (70.06%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (33.04%) Scrum
3 250 (24.22%) DevOps
4 225 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (13.66%) Open Source
6 134 (12.98%) TDD
7 121 (11.72%) Configuration Management
8 105 (10.17%) Project Management
9 103 (9.98%) MVC
10 97 (9.40%) User Stories
11 86 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 82 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 81 (7.85%) Waterfall
14 78 (7.56%) BDD
14 78 (7.56%) Kanban
15 73 (7.07%) SDLC
16 69 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 65 (6.30%) SOA
18 62 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 61 (5.91%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 411 (39.83%) Java
2 254 (24.61%) SQL
3 176 (17.05%) Python
4 159 (15.41%) Ruby
5 152 (14.73%) JavaScript
6 104 (10.08%) C#
7 87 (8.43%) Scala
8 78 (7.56%) Bash Shell
9 62 (6.01%) Perl
10 54 (5.23%) C
11 52 (5.04%) PL/SQL
12 39 (3.78%) Groovy
13 36 (3.49%) Shell Script
14 33 (3.20%) C++
15 25 (2.42%) PHP
15 25 (2.42%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.84%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.16%) VBA
18 9 (0.87%) Go
19 8 (0.78%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 192 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 144 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 58 (5.62%) Degree
4 42 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 41 (3.97%) ISEB
6 31 (3.00%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.68%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.48%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.39%) CCNA
12 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.29%) IIBA
14 2 (0.19%) PMP
15 1 (0.097%) CISSP
15 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.21%) QA
2 12 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.78%) Solvency II
3 8 (0.78%) WAI
4 7 (0.68%) SLA
5 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.58%) HL7
6 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.097%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.097%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (7.66%) Docker
2 46 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.03%) Xen
5 20 (1.94%) vSphere
6 12 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.78%) Postfix
8 7 (0.68%) Squid
9 6 (0.58%) iptables
9 6 (0.58%) Samba
9 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.48%) NFS
10 5 (0.48%) Varnish
11 4 (0.39%) KVM
11 4 (0.39%) vCloud
11 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.39%) XenServer
12 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 186 (18.02%) Puppet
2 60 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (5.33%) Ansible
4 38 (3.68%) Nagios
5 24 (2.33%) logstash
6 20 (1.94%) Kibana
7 18 (1.74%) yum
8 16 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (1.36%) Graphite
9 14 (1.36%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.26%) Grafana
11 10 (0.97%) Bareos
11 10 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.97%) Kubernetes
11 10 (0.97%) SCCM
11 10 (0.97%) Terraform
12 9 (0.87%) Zenoss
13 6 (0.58%) CloudHub
13 6 (0.58%) DBAmp
14 5 (0.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 273 (26.45%) Atlassian
2 157 (15.21%) Oracle
3 104 (10.08%) Red Hat
4 86 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 84 (8.14%) Google
6 62 (6.01%) VMware
7 46 (4.46%) Informatica
8 38 (3.68%) Adobe
9 32 (3.10%) Splunk
10 28 (2.71%) Citrix
11 27 (2.62%) Cloudera
12 25 (2.42%) HP
12 25 (2.42%) hybris
12 25 (2.42%) IBM
13 24 (2.33%) SAP
14 17 (1.65%) BMC
15 16 (1.55%) Rally
16 14 (1.36%) Talend
17 12 (1.16%) WSO2
18 10 (0.97%) ILOG
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West Yorkshire
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Hertfordshire
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Telford, Shropshire
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Telford, Shropshire
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