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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 240 394 488
Rank change year-on-year
+154 +94
Contract jobs citing Confluence 568 261 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.42% 2.53% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 167 98
Median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -

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
10489 10325 9576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.87% 18.49% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6904 6297 5918
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 383 325
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +151 551 £450 +12.50% 65
London +103 309 £480 +12.94% 38
South East +30 77 £438 +16.66% 7
West Midlands +36 64 £460 -0.54%
Shropshire +3 60 £460 -0.54%
Telford +5 58 £460 +23.48%
West Sussex - 52 £438 -
Worthing - 41 £450 -
City of London +58 37 £463 -2.63% 10
Yorkshire +29 33 £426 +26.29% 8
West Yorkshire +28 23 £425 +25.92% 5
East of England +16 23 £450 +12.50% 4
South West +14 22 £425 +13.33% 3
Leeds +7 14 £425 +25.92% 5
Croydon -1 13 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -5 12 £470 +4.44% 4
Gloucestershire +12 11 £513 +13.88% 2
Hertfordshire +15 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Wales -4 8 £574 +35.79% 1
Scotland -11 8 £450 +20.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £351 -
North East - 8 £351 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £351 -
South Yorkshire 0 7 £450 +35.84% 2
Sheffield - 7 £450 -
South Wales +4 6 £473 +11.17% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £363 +20.83%
Oxfordshire +1 6 £450 +20.00% 4
Cardiff -12 6 £473 +11.17%
East Sussex - 6 £356 -

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 with a requirement for Confluence.

1 930 (93.75%) JIRA
2 669 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
3 437 (44.05%) Java
4 331 (33.37%) Scrum
5 291 (29.33%) Git (software)
6 280 (28.23%) Atlassian
7 279 (28.13%) Jenkins
8 273 (27.52%) Linux
9 243 (24.50%) DevOps
10 231 (23.29%) SQL
11 202 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
12 191 (19.25%) Puppet
13 190 (19.15%) Security Cleared
14 181 (18.25%) Subversion
15 167 (16.83%) Finance
16 166 (16.73%) HTML
17 165 (16.63%) Python
18 160 (16.13%) Unix
19 159 (16.03%) SC Cleared
20 155 (15.63%) CSS
21 153 (15.42%) Spring
22 148 (14.92%) Oracle
23 147 (14.82%) Ruby
24 144 (14.52%) JavaScript
25 134 (13.51%) Windows
25 134 (13.51%) Maven
26 129 (13.00%) TDD
27 120 (12.10%) Configuration Management
28 116 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 116 (11.69%) Open Source

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 92 (9.27%) Tomcat
2 64 (6.45%) JBoss
3 63 (6.35%) Apache
4 48 (4.84%) OpenStack
5 47 (4.74%) IIS
6 31 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 27 (2.72%) WebLogic
8 23 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 19 (1.92%) Node.js
11 16 (1.61%) Documentum
12 13 (1.31%) CMS
13 10 (1.01%) FileNet
13 10 (1.01%) LiveCycle
14 9 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.81%) Captiva
15 8 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (0.81%) nginx
15 8 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.71%) GeoServer
Applications
1 50 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.84%) HipChat
3 42 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 40 (4.03%) MS Project
5 27 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (2.02%) MS Office
7 10 (1.01%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.91%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.60%) Sage CRM
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.63%) PaaS
3 35 (3.53%) IaaS
4 30 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (2.22%) GitHub
6 17 (1.71%) SaaS
7 12 (1.21%) Google Analytics
8 11 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.60%) Yammer
12 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.20%) Trello
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.95%) HTTP
2 25 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.42%) VPN
4 20 (2.02%) DNS
4 20 (2.02%) Internet
5 19 (1.92%) Firewall
6 18 (1.81%) SSH
7 14 (1.41%) SNMP
8 12 (1.21%) SSL
9 11 (1.11%) DMZ
9 11 (1.11%) LDAP
10 10 (1.01%) DHCP
10 10 (1.01%) LAN
11 9 (0.91%) Network Security
11 9 (0.91%) SAN
12 8 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.71%) AMQP
14 5 (0.50%) FTP
14 5 (0.50%) Intranet
14 5 (0.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.36%) Hadoop
3 65 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 62 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 50 (5.04%) MySQL
6 46 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 45 (4.54%) Pentaho
8 38 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
9 34 (3.43%) Big Data
10 22 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.12%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.61%) OrientDB
14 15 (1.51%) Neo4j
15 14 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.21%) HBase
17 11 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
19 9 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 930 (93.75%) JIRA
2 291 (29.33%) Git (software)
3 279 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 181 (18.25%) Subversion
5 134 (13.51%) Maven
6 116 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 112 (11.29%) JUnit
7 112 (11.29%) Selenium
8 97 (9.78%) Cucumber
9 80 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 64 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 60 (6.05%) SonarQube
12 51 (5.14%) Bitbucket
13 47 (4.74%) FishEye
14 41 (4.13%) Ant
15 37 (3.73%) Mocha
16 34 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
17 32 (3.23%) Gradle
18 28 (2.82%) Appium
18 28 (2.82%) ClearCase
General
1 167 (16.83%) Finance
2 70 (7.06%) Banking
3 36 (3.63%) Marketing
4 35 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.02%) Retail
6 25 (2.52%) Electronics
6 25 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.31%) Games
7 13 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.21%) Front Office
9 11 (1.11%) Publishing
10 9 (0.91%) Law
11 8 (0.81%) Back Office
12 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.60%) Legal
13 4 (0.40%) Local Government
14 3 (0.30%) Advertising
15 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 276 (27.82%) Developer
2 135 (13.61%) Analyst
3 101 (10.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 92 (9.27%) Java Developer
5 86 (8.67%) Architect
6 65 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 59 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 54 (5.44%) Consultant
9 39 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 36 (3.63%) Lead Developer
12 34 (3.43%) Tester
13 32 (3.23%) Administrator
13 32 (3.23%) Scala Developer
13 32 (3.23%) Test Analyst
14 28 (2.82%) Pentaho Developer
15 27 (2.72%) Scrum Master
15 27 (2.72%) Software Engineer
16 25 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (16.73%) HTML
2 155 (15.63%) CSS
3 153 (15.42%) Spring
4 102 (10.28%) REST
5 99 (9.98%) HTML5
6 96 (9.68%) .NET
7 92 (9.27%) RESTful
8 82 (8.27%) CSS3
9 78 (7.86%) Web Services
10 76 (7.66%) JSON
10 76 (7.66%) XML
11 71 (7.16%) Ajax
12 70 (7.06%) jQuery
13 53 (5.34%) Django
13 53 (5.34%) J2EE
13 53 (5.34%) Java EE
14 52 (5.24%) Spring MVC
15 51 (5.14%) Play Framework
16 45 (4.54%) Ruby on Rails
17 44 (4.44%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.84%) User Experience
2 42 (4.23%) Wiki
3 38 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 25 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.92%) Derivative
6 19 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.71%) PKI
8 16 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.61%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.41%) Replication
10 12 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.11%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.11%) Social Media
12 9 (0.91%) iPad
12 9 (0.91%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.71%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 273 (27.52%) Linux
2 160 (16.13%) Unix
3 134 (13.51%) Windows
4 71 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (6.55%) CentOS
6 47 (4.74%) Ubuntu
7 38 (3.83%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.12%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.71%) Android
11 16 (1.61%) Solaris
12 12 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.01%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.81%) AIX
16 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.20%) Debian
17 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (33.37%) Scrum
3 243 (24.50%) DevOps
4 202 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
5 129 (13.00%) TDD
6 120 (12.10%) Configuration Management
7 116 (11.69%) Open Source
8 93 (9.38%) User Stories
9 91 (9.17%) Project Management
10 82 (8.27%) Software Engineering
11 80 (8.06%) MVC
12 79 (7.96%) Automated Testing
12 79 (7.96%) BDD
13 76 (7.66%) Waterfall
14 71 (7.16%) SDLC
15 70 (7.06%) Kanban
16 69 (6.96%) OO
17 62 (6.25%) Microservices
18 61 (6.15%) Analytics
19 60 (6.05%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 437 (44.05%) Java
2 231 (23.29%) SQL
3 165 (16.63%) Python
4 147 (14.82%) Ruby
5 144 (14.52%) JavaScript
6 107 (10.79%) C#
7 79 (7.96%) Perl
8 77 (7.76%) Scala
9 69 (6.96%) Bash Shell
10 68 (6.85%) Shell Script
11 61 (6.15%) PL/SQL
12 49 (4.94%) C
13 43 (4.33%) Groovy
14 33 (3.33%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.42%) C++
16 21 (2.12%) PHP
17 19 (1.92%) VBA
18 16 (1.61%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.91%) VB
20 8 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 190 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 159 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 38 (3.83%) Degree
4 36 (3.63%) DV Cleared
5 35 (3.53%) ISEB
6 27 (2.72%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.60%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.50%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.40%) APMP
13 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.20%) CCNA
14 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.20%) PMP
15 1 (0.10%) CISSP
15 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.47%) QA
2 15 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.91%) WAI
4 7 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.50%) WCAG
6 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) GPG13
8 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
System Software
1 71 (7.16%) Docker
2 35 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (3.02%) vSphere
5 12 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.91%) Varnish
7 6 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.40%) iptables
8 4 (0.40%) Samba
9 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.30%) oVirt
9 3 (0.30%) Postfix
9 3 (0.30%) XenApp
10 2 (0.20%) LXC
10 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.10%) Btrfs
11 1 (0.10%) HDFS
11 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 191 (19.25%) Puppet
2 57 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (5.34%) Ansible
4 25 (2.52%) Nagios
5 19 (1.92%) yum
6 18 (1.81%) Bareos
7 14 (1.41%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.31%) logstash
9 11 (1.11%) Graphite
10 10 (1.01%) Grafana
10 10 (1.01%) Kibana
10 10 (1.01%) SCCM
11 9 (0.91%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.71%) Mesos
13 6 (0.60%) CloudHub
13 6 (0.60%) DBAmp
13 6 (0.60%) Salt
14 5 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.40%) Zenoss
16 3 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 280 (28.23%) Atlassian
2 148 (14.92%) Oracle
3 83 (8.37%) Red Hat
4 73 (7.36%) Microsoft
5 60 (6.05%) Google
6 46 (4.64%) Informatica
7 42 (4.23%) Adobe
8 40 (4.03%) VMware
9 39 (3.93%) SAP
10 32 (3.23%) HP
11 29 (2.92%) Splunk
12 27 (2.72%) Cloudera
13 25 (2.52%) hybris
14 24 (2.42%) IBM
15 15 (1.51%) BMC
16 13 (1.31%) BEA
17 12 (1.21%) Rally
18 10 (1.01%) ILOG
18 10 (1.01%) Pega
19 9 (0.91%) WSO2
London
LA International
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: / day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet Street & Croydon
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet Street & Croydon
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
TRG
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 23 days ago