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 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 218 390 464
Rank change year-on-year
+172 +74
Contract jobs citing Confluence 599 269 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 2.61% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 171 112
Median daily rate £463 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
10423 10292 9403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.41% 18.38% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6949 6382 5838
Median daily rate £423 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 368 316
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £39.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 29 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 29 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 +181 584 £463 +15.62% 74
London +104 317 £500 +25.00% 40
South East +68 89 £450 +16.88% 9
West Midlands +38 58 £460 +15.00%
Shropshire +1 54 £460 +15.00%
Telford +3 52 £460 +23.48%
West Sussex - 52 £410 -
Yorkshire +44 41 £428 +22.14% 9
Worthing - 39 £450 -
South West +24 34 £563 +50.00% 4
City of London +57 33 £463 +8.82% 10
West Yorkshire +29 31 £425 +13.33% 7
Leeds +24 21 £435 +16.00% 5
East of England +6 17 £450 +12.50% 4
Gloucestershire - 15 £513 - 4
North West +2 13 £475 - 6
Wiltshire - 13 £600 -
Hertfordshire +20 11 £450 +20.00%
Scotland -13 10 £450 +16.12%
Berkshire -3 9 £363 +4.31% 2
Croydon -3 9 £375 -6.25%
North East -42 9 £350 -25.47%
Newcastle upon Tyne -50 9 £350 -23.44%
Tyne and Wear -51 9 £350 -23.44%
Surrey - 8 £500 -
South Yorkshire +4 7 £450 +35.84% 2
East Sussex - 7 £350 -
Sheffield - 7 £450 -
Glasgow +5 6 £450 +12.50%
Hemel Hempstead +3 6 £450 -5.26%

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 988 (93.92%) JIRA
2 726 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
3 441 (41.92%) Java
4 344 (32.70%) Scrum
5 309 (29.37%) Git (software)
6 306 (29.09%) Jenkins
7 300 (28.52%) Linux
8 289 (27.47%) Atlassian
9 263 (25.00%) DevOps
10 237 (22.53%) SQL
11 217 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 216 (20.53%) Security Cleared
13 201 (19.11%) Puppet
14 190 (18.06%) Python
15 189 (17.97%) HTML
16 177 (16.83%) Ruby
17 175 (16.63%) Spring
18 173 (16.44%) Subversion
18 173 (16.44%) SC Cleared
19 172 (16.35%) Finance
20 165 (15.68%) CSS
21 158 (15.02%) JavaScript
22 154 (14.64%) Unix
22 154 (14.64%) Maven
23 149 (14.16%) Oracle
24 141 (13.40%) Windows
25 133 (12.64%) JUnit
25 133 (12.64%) TDD
26 132 (12.55%) Open Source
27 129 (12.26%) Configuration Management

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 77 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 55 (5.23%) Apache
2 55 (5.23%) OpenStack
3 45 (4.28%) IIS
3 45 (4.28%) JBoss
4 27 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.09%) Node.js
7 20 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 18 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.52%) CMS
10 10 (0.95%) FileNet
10 10 (0.95%) LiveCycle
11 9 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.86%) nginx
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.76%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.67%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.37%) HipChat
3 44 (4.18%) MS Visio
4 34 (3.23%) MS Project
5 26 (2.47%) MS Office
5 26 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.86%) Gliffy
8 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.095%) GIMP
9 1 (0.095%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (0.57%) Sage CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.095%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 104 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.37%) GitHub
3 35 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.95%) PaaS
5 30 (2.85%) IaaS
6 20 (1.90%) SaaS
7 14 (1.33%) Google Analytics
8 12 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.76%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.48%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.48%) Yammer
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.75%) HTTP
2 29 (2.76%) DNS
2 29 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.28%) Internet
4 22 (2.09%) Firewall
5 21 (2.00%) VPN
6 18 (1.71%) SSH
7 15 (1.43%) SNMP
8 13 (1.24%) OpenVPN
9 12 (1.14%) SSL
10 11 (1.05%) DMZ
11 10 (0.95%) AMQP
11 10 (0.95%) DHCP
12 8 (0.76%) LDAP
13 7 (0.67%) Intranet
13 7 (0.67%) Network Security
13 7 (0.67%) SAN
14 6 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.48%) LAN
15 5 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.03%) Hadoop
3 70 (6.65%) MongoDB
3 70 (6.65%) Relational Database
4 58 (5.51%) MySQL
5 52 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 45 (4.28%) Pentaho
7 35 (3.33%) Big Data
8 32 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.62%) OrientDB
11 17 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.52%) Neo4j
13 13 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.14%) HBase
15 11 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
16 10 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 988 (93.92%) JIRA
2 309 (29.37%) Git (software)
3 306 (29.09%) Jenkins
4 173 (16.44%) Subversion
5 154 (14.64%) Maven
6 133 (12.64%) JUnit
7 123 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 118 (11.22%) Selenium
9 99 (9.41%) Cucumber
10 93 (8.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 65 (6.18%) SonarQube
12 61 (5.80%) TeamCity
13 60 (5.70%) Bitbucket
14 45 (4.28%) Ant
15 44 (4.18%) FishEye
16 37 (3.52%) Mocha
17 36 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
18 32 (3.04%) Gradle
19 31 (2.95%) Hudson
20 30 (2.85%) ClearQuest
General
1 172 (16.35%) Finance
2 62 (5.89%) Banking
3 36 (3.42%) Marketing
4 34 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.14%) Retail
6 22 (2.09%) Electronics
6 22 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.52%) Games
8 12 (1.14%) Front Office
9 11 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.95%) Back Office
10 10 (0.95%) Law
11 9 (0.86%) Publishing
12 8 (0.76%) Legal
13 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.38%) Local Government
14 4 (0.38%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.29%) Advertising
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
16 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 285 (27.09%) Developer
2 154 (14.64%) Analyst
3 121 (11.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 102 (9.70%) Java Developer
5 99 (9.41%) Architect
6 82 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 62 (5.89%) Project Manager
8 43 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
9 42 (3.99%) Consultant
10 39 (3.71%) Senior Developer
10 39 (3.71%) Tester
11 38 (3.61%) Test Analyst
12 37 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 37 (3.52%) Scala Developer
13 29 (2.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (2.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 28 (2.66%) Pentaho Developer
15 27 (2.57%) Administrator
15 27 (2.57%) Support Engineer
16 24 (2.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (17.97%) HTML
2 175 (16.63%) Spring
3 165 (15.68%) CSS
4 122 (11.60%) REST
5 120 (11.41%) XML
6 109 (10.36%) HTML5
7 108 (10.27%) RESTful
8 102 (9.70%) .NET
9 97 (9.22%) Web Services
10 96 (9.13%) CSS3
11 89 (8.46%) Ajax
12 87 (8.27%) JSON
13 71 (6.75%) jQuery
14 67 (6.37%) Django
15 65 (6.18%) Play Framework
16 62 (5.89%) Spring MVC
17 59 (5.61%) Java EE
18 57 (5.42%) Ruby on Rails
19 56 (5.32%) Guice
20 47 (4.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.23%) User Experience
2 44 (4.18%) Wiki
3 36 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.66%) Data Integration
6 21 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.52%) Derivative
8 16 (1.52%) PKI
9 15 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.33%) Replication
11 13 (1.24%) Social Media
12 12 (1.14%) Video on Demand
13 11 (1.05%) iPad
14 9 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.86%) Equities
15 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.67%) Digital Media
16 7 (0.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 300 (28.52%) Linux
2 154 (14.64%) Unix
3 141 (13.40%) Windows
4 81 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (6.08%) CentOS
6 45 (4.28%) Ubuntu
7 39 (3.71%) Windows Server
8 24 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.24%) Android
10 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.86%) Solaris
11 9 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.76%) AIX
12 8 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.38%) webOS
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
13 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (32.70%) Scrum
3 263 (25.00%) DevOps
4 217 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (12.64%) TDD
6 132 (12.55%) Open Source
7 129 (12.26%) Configuration Management
8 104 (9.89%) Project Management
9 100 (9.51%) User Stories
10 96 (9.13%) MVC
11 89 (8.46%) Automated Testing
12 85 (8.08%) Software Engineering
13 82 (7.79%) BDD
14 75 (7.13%) Kanban
15 74 (7.03%) Waterfall
16 70 (6.65%) SDLC
17 69 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
18 67 (6.37%) SOA
19 64 (6.08%) Microservices
20 62 (5.89%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 441 (41.92%) Java
2 237 (22.53%) SQL
3 190 (18.06%) Python
4 177 (16.83%) Ruby
5 158 (15.02%) JavaScript
6 115 (10.93%) C#
7 90 (8.56%) Scala
8 82 (7.79%) Bash Shell
9 73 (6.94%) Perl
10 60 (5.70%) C
11 55 (5.23%) Shell Script
12 54 (5.13%) PL/SQL
13 37 (3.52%) Groovy
14 33 (3.14%) C++
15 29 (2.76%) PowerShell
16 22 (2.09%) PHP
17 18 (1.71%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.14%) VBA
19 9 (0.86%) Go
20 8 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 216 (20.53%) Security Cleared
2 173 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.47%) Degree
4 45 (4.28%) ISEB
5 41 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 30 (2.85%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.57%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.48%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.29%) APMP
14 2 (0.19%) IIBA
14 2 (0.19%) PMP
15 1 (0.095%) CISSP
15 1 (0.095%) GIAC
15 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.08%) QA
2 14 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.86%) WAI
4 8 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.76%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.57%) HL7
6 4 (0.38%) SLA
6 4 (0.38%) WCAG
7 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.095%) GPG13
9 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.095%) ISO20022
System Software
1 86 (8.17%) Docker
2 47 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.95%) vSphere
5 18 (1.71%) Xen
6 12 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.67%) Squid
8 6 (0.57%) Varnish
8 6 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.38%) KVM
9 4 (0.38%) NFS
9 4 (0.38%) Postfix
9 4 (0.38%) vCloud
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.29%) XenApp
11 2 (0.19%) iptables
11 2 (0.19%) LXC
11 2 (0.19%) Samba
11 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 201 (19.11%) Puppet
2 66 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (5.61%) Ansible
4 34 (3.23%) Nagios
5 26 (2.47%) yum
6 19 (1.81%) logstash
7 18 (1.71%) Bareos
8 16 (1.52%) Kibana
9 13 (1.24%) Graphite
10 12 (1.14%) Grafana
10 12 (1.14%) Kubernetes
10 12 (1.14%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.95%) SCCM
12 9 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.67%) Mesos
13 7 (0.67%) Terraform
14 6 (0.57%) CloudHub
14 6 (0.57%) DBAmp
14 6 (0.57%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.48%) Graylog
Vendors
1 289 (27.47%) Atlassian
2 149 (14.16%) Oracle
3 94 (8.94%) Red Hat
4 83 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 82 (7.79%) Google
6 61 (5.80%) VMware
7 46 (4.37%) Informatica
8 40 (3.80%) Adobe
9 33 (3.14%) HP
10 30 (2.85%) SAP
10 30 (2.85%) Splunk
11 27 (2.57%) Cloudera
12 25 (2.38%) hybris
13 24 (2.28%) IBM
14 18 (1.71%) BMC
14 18 (1.71%) Citrix
15 14 (1.33%) Rally
16 12 (1.14%) Sonatype
17 10 (0.95%) ILOG
17 10 (0.95%) WSO2
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
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Rate: £400 - £470 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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