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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 159 335 444
Rank change year-on-year
+176 +109
Contract jobs citing Confluence 802 370 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 3.96% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 246 131
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £621 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +19.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%

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
8869 9335 10110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.86% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5915 6411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 258 360
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.53 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

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 3 December 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 3 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
England +149 772 £475 +5.55% 65
London +104 466 £478 +6.11% 34
South East +86 82 £450 +38.46% 8
Yorkshire +37 49 £463 -4.63% 5
West Midlands +18 39 £413 +10.00% 1
North East -9 36 £436 -10.96% 1
Tyne and Wear -15 35 £438 -10.71% 1
West Yorkshire +28 34 £463 -2.63% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 34 £438 -10.71% 1
Leeds +30 32 £475 - 4
South West +24 32 £450 +33.33% 6
Croydon +5 31 £485 +17.57%
City of London -2 31 £525 - 12
East of England +25 30 £400 -14.89% 4
Shropshire +10 24 £431 +10.57% 1
Telford +8 24 £431 +10.57% 1
West Sussex +34 22 £375 - 1
North West +11 22 £425 - 5
Wiltshire - 18 £438 -
Hertfordshire - 16 £309 - 2
Berkshire +19 15 £475 +46.15% 1
Wales +7 15 £525 +23.52% 1
South Yorkshire -5 14 £474 -3.80%
Sheffield -8 14 £474 -3.80%
Surrey +30 12 £525 +78.72% 1
Essex +4 12 £520 +10.63%
Manchester +12 11 £438 -16.66% 3
Hampshire +30 10 £338 -7.46% 2
Worthing +7 10 £488 -
Southend-on-Sea +6 10 £505 +7.44%

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1383 (97.12%) JIRA
2 1017 (71.42%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (42.77%) Jenkins
4 562 (39.47%) Git (software)
5 542 (38.06%) Scrum
6 529 (37.15%) Java
7 478 (33.57%) Linux
8 470 (33.01%) Atlassian
8 470 (33.01%) DevOps
9 373 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
10 360 (25.28%) Puppet
11 310 (21.77%) Oracle
12 300 (21.07%) JavaScript
13 293 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
14 286 (20.08%) Security Cleared
15 285 (20.01%) HTML
16 284 (19.94%) Docker
17 249 (17.49%) Ruby
18 248 (17.42%) Open Source
19 242 (16.99%) PostgreSQL
19 242 (16.99%) Configuration Management
20 239 (16.78%) Maven
21 235 (16.50%) Ansible
22 234 (16.43%) Sonatype Nexus
23 233 (16.36%) Python
24 230 (16.15%) TDD
24 230 (16.15%) SC Cleared
25 228 (16.01%) JUnit
26 223 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
27 218 (15.31%) SQL

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
1 181 (12.71%) Apache
2 139 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 64 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 54 (3.79%) OpenStack
6 52 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 46 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 43 (3.02%) nginx
9 31 (2.18%) CMS
10 30 (2.11%) IIS
11 27 (1.90%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 21 (1.47%) WebLogic
14 20 (1.40%) JBoss
15 18 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.84%) Drupal
17 9 (0.63%) Mule
17 9 (0.63%) WordPress
18 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 134 (9.41%) HipChat
2 43 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.97%) MS Office
4 28 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.90%) MS Project
6 18 (1.26%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.070%) Mingle
9 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.070%) Simulink
9 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.070%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.070%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.070%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 293 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (7.94%) GitHub
3 101 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (3.86%) PaaS
5 45 (3.16%) IaaS
6 43 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (2.46%) OpenShift
8 31 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 28 (1.97%) CloudBees
10 28 (1.97%) Slack
11 24 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
13 16 (1.12%) Route 53
14 13 (0.91%) SaaS
15 11 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 9 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (9.41%) DNS
2 119 (8.36%) OpenVPN
3 113 (7.94%) OpenLDAP
3 113 (7.94%) SSH
4 52 (3.65%) LDAP
5 47 (3.30%) HTTP
6 42 (2.95%) VPN
7 30 (2.11%) Firewall
8 28 (1.97%) Internet
9 27 (1.90%) Reverse Proxy
9 27 (1.90%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.76%) SSL
11 23 (1.62%) IPsec
12 15 (1.05%) AMQP
13 12 (0.84%) SNMP
14 9 (0.63%) Network Security
15 8 (0.56%) Intranet
16 7 (0.49%) Kerberos
16 7 (0.49%) SAN
17 6 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (16.99%) PostgreSQL
2 172 (12.08%) Hadoop
3 130 (9.13%) MongoDB
4 98 (6.88%) SQL Server
5 90 (6.32%) MySQL
5 90 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 85 (5.97%) NoSQL
7 84 (5.90%) Oracle Database
8 54 (3.79%) Big Data
9 38 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (2.46%) HBase
11 31 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.84%) Redis
17 10 (0.70%) RDBMS
18 9 (0.63%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1383 (97.12%) JIRA
2 609 (42.77%) Jenkins
3 562 (39.47%) Git (software)
4 239 (16.78%) Maven
5 234 (16.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 228 (16.01%) JUnit
7 189 (13.27%) SonarQube
8 187 (13.13%) Selenium
9 184 (12.92%) Bitbucket
10 179 (12.57%) Cucumber
11 169 (11.87%) JIRA Agile
12 149 (10.46%) Ant
13 139 (9.76%) Subversion
14 114 (8.01%) Liquibase
15 102 (7.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 79 (5.55%) SoapUI
17 78 (5.48%) TeamCity
18 58 (4.07%) Vagrant
19 57 (4.00%) WebDriver
20 49 (3.44%) Gradle
General
1 218 (15.31%) Finance
2 131 (9.20%) Banking
3 80 (5.62%) Retail
4 44 (3.09%) Publishing
5 23 (1.62%) Front Office
6 22 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.40%) Legal
8 19 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.19%) Marketing
10 12 (0.84%) Back Office
11 11 (0.77%) Games
12 9 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.49%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Advertising
16 3 (0.21%) Automotive
16 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 335 (23.53%) Developer
2 235 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 150 (10.53%) Analyst
4 106 (7.44%) Architect
5 99 (6.95%) Java Developer
6 77 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 76 (5.34%) Consultant
8 74 (5.20%) Business Analyst
9 72 (5.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 56 (3.93%) Tester
11 55 (3.86%) Administrator
12 51 (3.58%) Test Analyst
13 46 (3.23%) Scrum Master
14 45 (3.16%) Senior DevOps
14 45 (3.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 44 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
16 42 (2.95%) Software Engineer
17 40 (2.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 40 (2.81%) Senior Developer
18 36 (2.53%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (20.01%) HTML
2 216 (15.17%) CSS
3 200 (14.04%) Spring
4 171 (12.01%) RESTful
5 167 (11.73%) HTML5
5 167 (11.73%) REST
6 153 (10.74%) AngularJS
7 149 (10.46%) JSON
8 137 (9.62%) CSS3
9 136 (9.55%) Node.js
10 135 (9.48%) ELK Stack
10 135 (9.48%) Web Services
11 127 (8.92%) XML
12 123 (8.64%) Software Packaging
13 121 (8.50%) MCollective
14 98 (6.88%) SOAP
15 90 (6.32%) .NET
16 62 (4.35%) jQuery
17 59 (4.14%) Ajax
17 59 (4.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.39%) User Experience
2 78 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 50 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 31 (2.18%) Wiki
7 25 (1.76%) iPad
8 24 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.47%) PKI
10 18 (1.26%) Social Media
11 17 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.05%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.91%) Clustering
13 13 (0.91%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.77%) Derivative
15 11 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (0.77%) Equities
15 11 (0.77%) Fintech
15 11 (0.77%) STB
Operating Systems
1 478 (33.57%) Linux
2 176 (12.36%) CentOS
3 143 (10.04%) Unix
4 135 (9.48%) Windows
5 94 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 24 (1.69%) AIX
8 23 (1.62%) Windows Server
9 20 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.19%) VyOS
11 16 (1.12%) Android
12 13 (0.91%) RancherOS
13 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.35%) Debian
16 4 (0.28%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.28%) webOS
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (71.42%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (38.06%) Scrum
3 470 (33.01%) DevOps
4 373 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 248 (17.42%) Open Source
6 242 (16.99%) Configuration Management
7 230 (16.15%) TDD
8 223 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 217 (15.24%) BDD
10 177 (12.43%) Kanban
11 154 (10.81%) Workflow
12 152 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 146 (10.25%) Software Engineering
14 133 (9.34%) Service Management
15 124 (8.71%) User Stories
16 117 (8.22%) Coaching
16 117 (8.22%) Microservices
17 114 (8.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 113 (7.94%) Identity Management
19 109 (7.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 529 (37.15%) Java
2 300 (21.07%) JavaScript
3 249 (17.49%) Ruby
4 233 (16.36%) Python
5 218 (15.31%) SQL
6 139 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 109 (7.65%) C#
8 104 (7.30%) Scala
9 86 (6.04%) Groovy
10 75 (5.27%) Bash Shell
11 70 (4.92%) Perl
12 66 (4.63%) PHP
13 47 (3.30%) PowerShell
14 41 (2.88%) PL/SQL
15 37 (2.60%) C
16 25 (1.76%) C++
17 17 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.98%) Clojure
19 11 (0.77%) Objective-C
20 8 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 286 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 230 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 76 (5.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 72 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 69 (4.85%) Degree
6 52 (3.65%) CTC Cleared
7 35 (2.46%) ISEB
8 18 (1.26%) BC Cleared
8 18 (1.26%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.49%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.49%) IIBA
10 5 (0.35%) CISA
10 5 (0.35%) CISSP
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.28%) ACCA
11 4 (0.28%) CCNA
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (10.32%) QA
2 15 (1.05%) WAI
3 14 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.91%) SDET
5 10 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.56%) WCAG
7 6 (0.42%) GCP
8 5 (0.35%) Basel III
8 5 (0.35%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) SLA
11 1 (0.070%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.070%) SAS 70
System Software
1 284 (19.94%) Docker
2 117 (8.22%) vCloud
3 116 (8.15%) Squid
4 115 (8.08%) Postfix
5 47 (3.30%) Active Directory
6 38 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (1.26%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.77%) LXC
10 10 (0.70%) Corosync
10 10 (0.70%) KVM
11 7 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.49%) NFS
11 7 (0.49%) PowerHA
11 7 (0.49%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.42%) HDFS
13 4 (0.28%) iptables
13 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 360 (25.28%) Puppet
2 235 (16.50%) Ansible
3 170 (11.94%) Terraform
4 134 (9.41%) Kubernetes
4 134 (9.41%) ZABBIX
5 126 (8.85%) Kibana
5 126 (8.85%) logstash
5 126 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
6 112 (7.87%) Rancher
7 41 (2.88%) Packer
8 32 (2.25%) Consul
9 29 (2.04%) Nagios
10 18 (1.26%) HAProxy
10 18 (1.26%) Zenoss
11 15 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.70%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.70%) Nessus
12 10 (0.70%) Salt
12 10 (0.70%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 470 (33.01%) Atlassian
2 310 (21.77%) Oracle
3 175 (12.29%) VMware
4 133 (9.34%) Sonatype
5 98 (6.88%) Red Hat
6 66 (4.63%) Microsoft
7 57 (4.00%) IBM
8 45 (3.16%) Splunk
9 42 (2.95%) Google
10 34 (2.39%) AppDynamics
11 28 (1.97%) Adobe
11 28 (1.97%) Sybase
12 26 (1.83%) HP
13 25 (1.76%) MuleSoft
14 22 (1.54%) Talend
15 20 (1.40%) New Relic
16 19 (1.33%) Hortonworks
16 19 (1.33%) Zend
17 18 (1.26%) SAP
18 17 (1.19%) Vyatta
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago