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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 231 352 438
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +86
Contract jobs citing Confluence 575 330 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 0.58% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.84% 3.31% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 209 130
Median daily rate £470 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £317 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
9848 9956 9591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 17.43% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6527 6296 5627
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 308 392
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 July 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 July 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 +115 562 £475 +15.15% 68
London +61 315 £500 +22.69% 39
South East +59 76 £420 +12.00% 7
West Midlands +21 48 £415 -7.77% 2
Yorkshire +26 41 £428 +14.00% 2
West Yorkshire +28 39 £425 +13.33% 2
Shropshire +1 37 £395 -12.22% 2
Telford +1 34 £395 -12.22% 2
City of London +40 31 £463 +8.82% 11
West Sussex +22 29 £390 -
South West +17 28 £500 +21.21% 8
Leeds +23 27 £420 +11.25% 2
East Midlands +14 21 £450 +28.57% 3
Worthing +5 17 £500 -
Croydon -5 17 £350 -22.22%
East of England +17 15 £475 +26.66% 3
North West +9 13 £375 -25.00% 4
Oxfordshire +5 13 £450 +9.09% 2
Nottinghamshire - 13 £425 - 3
Nottingham - 13 £425 - 2
Scotland +13 12 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 12 £600 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £463 - 3
Hertfordshire - 9 £475 -
Northampton -4 8 £450 +28.57%
Oxford -6 8 £438 +2.94% 1
Northamptonshire -8 8 £450 +28.57%
Surrey - 8 £500 - 1
Halifax - 8 £430 -
Harrow - 8 £498 -

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1078 (94.48%) JIRA
2 812 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (39.61%) Java
4 398 (34.88%) Jenkins
5 383 (33.57%) Git (software)
6 379 (33.22%) Scrum
7 369 (32.34%) Linux
8 341 (29.89%) DevOps
9 326 (28.57%) Atlassian
10 271 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
11 250 (21.91%) Puppet
12 245 (21.47%) SQL
13 233 (20.42%) Security Cleared
14 224 (19.63%) HTML
15 219 (19.19%) Oracle
16 209 (18.32%) Maven
17 207 (18.14%) Ruby
18 190 (16.65%) Python
19 189 (16.56%) Finance
20 188 (16.48%) CSS
21 187 (16.39%) Subversion
22 185 (16.21%) JavaScript
23 180 (15.78%) JUnit
23 180 (15.78%) Open Source
24 178 (15.60%) SC Cleared
25 175 (15.34%) Spring
26 169 (14.81%) Configuration Management
27 156 (13.67%) Docker
28 154 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
29 148 (12.97%) Windows

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
1 118 (10.34%) Apache
2 74 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 55 (4.82%) IIS
4 54 (4.73%) OpenStack
5 37 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 31 (2.72%) JBoss
7 27 (2.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 25 (2.19%) CMS
9 19 (1.67%) Apache Spark
9 19 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.49%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.40%) nginx
12 11 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.88%) FileNet
13 10 (0.88%) LiveCycle
14 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.61%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (6.05%) HipChat
2 49 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.37%) MS Office
5 24 (2.10%) MS Project
6 20 (1.75%) Photoshop
7 14 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.79%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.088%) GIMP
10 1 (0.088%) Mingle
10 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.44%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.18%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.088%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 154 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.73%) GitHub
4 24 (2.10%) SaaS
5 23 (2.02%) PaaS
6 19 (1.67%) IaaS
7 15 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.79%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.70%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.44%) Trello
14 5 (0.44%) Yammer
15 3 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
15 3 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (6.75%) DNS
2 75 (6.57%) HTTP
3 59 (5.17%) OpenVPN
4 55 (4.82%) SSH
5 45 (3.94%) OpenLDAP
6 29 (2.54%) TCP/IP
7 27 (2.37%) Internet
8 26 (2.28%) Firewall
9 25 (2.19%) VPN
10 22 (1.93%) LDAP
11 20 (1.75%) SSL
12 17 (1.49%) AMQP
13 11 (0.96%) DMZ
13 11 (0.96%) Network Security
14 9 (0.79%) SNMP
15 7 (0.61%) LAN
16 6 (0.53%) Intranet
16 6 (0.53%) iSCSI
16 6 (0.53%) SAN
16 6 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (9.29%) Hadoop
2 99 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
3 91 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 89 (7.80%) MongoDB
5 76 (6.66%) MySQL
6 74 (6.49%) Relational Database
7 55 (4.82%) NoSQL
8 34 (2.98%) Big Data
9 28 (2.45%) Pentaho
10 26 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.67%) OrientDB
14 18 (1.58%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (1.31%) HBase
17 15 (1.31%) Oracle OWB
18 13 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1078 (94.48%) JIRA
2 398 (34.88%) Jenkins
3 383 (33.57%) Git (software)
4 209 (18.32%) Maven
5 187 (16.39%) Subversion
6 180 (15.78%) JUnit
7 143 (12.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 129 (11.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 115 (10.08%) Bitbucket
10 105 (9.20%) Selenium
11 94 (8.24%) Ant
12 89 (7.80%) Cucumber
13 85 (7.45%) SonarQube
14 83 (7.27%) JIRA Agile
15 64 (5.61%) TeamCity
16 57 (5.00%) FishEye
17 48 (4.21%) Gradle
18 47 (4.12%) Liquibase
19 46 (4.03%) SoapUI
20 44 (3.86%) WebDriver
General
1 189 (16.56%) Finance
2 83 (7.27%) Banking
3 62 (5.43%) Retail
4 35 (3.07%) Marketing
5 25 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.84%) Front Office
7 19 (1.67%) Publishing
8 18 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.49%) Games
10 15 (1.31%) Back Office
10 15 (1.31%) Electronics
10 15 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.88%) Legal
12 8 (0.70%) Law
13 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.53%) Local Government
15 4 (0.35%) Advertising
15 4 (0.35%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.26%) French Language
16 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (24.54%) Developer
2 163 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 158 (13.85%) Analyst
4 105 (9.20%) Architect
5 92 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 82 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 68 (5.96%) Project Manager
8 60 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 56 (4.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 56 (4.91%) Test Analyst
10 42 (3.68%) Senior Developer
11 41 (3.59%) Administrator
11 41 (3.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 36 (3.16%) Consultant
12 36 (3.16%) Scala Developer
12 36 (3.16%) Tester
13 32 (2.80%) Lead Developer
13 32 (2.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 30 (2.63%) Java Architect
15 26 (2.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (19.63%) HTML
2 188 (16.48%) CSS
3 175 (15.34%) Spring
4 129 (11.31%) REST
5 124 (10.87%) Web Services
6 122 (10.69%) XML
7 116 (10.17%) HTML5
8 115 (10.08%) CSS3
9 114 (9.99%) RESTful
10 99 (8.68%) Ajax
11 94 (8.24%) JSON
12 90 (7.89%) .NET
13 74 (6.49%) jQuery
14 69 (6.05%) Django
15 68 (5.96%) Java EE
16 67 (5.87%) Play Framework
17 64 (5.61%) ELK Stack
18 61 (5.35%) Spring MVC
19 60 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
20 59 (5.17%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.70%) User Experience
2 51 (4.47%) Wiki
3 46 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 19 (1.67%) Derivative
9 17 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.31%) Data Integration
11 14 (1.23%) Equities
12 13 (1.14%) Replication
13 11 (0.96%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.88%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.88%) iPad
14 10 (0.88%) Social Media
14 10 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.79%) NHS
15 9 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 369 (32.34%) Linux
2 148 (12.97%) Windows
3 140 (12.27%) Unix
4 111 (9.73%) CentOS
5 77 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (4.21%) Ubuntu
7 40 (3.51%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.40%) Android
10 14 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.88%) webOS
11 10 (0.88%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
12 9 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.70%) AIX
14 7 (0.61%) Solaris
15 5 (0.44%) Debian
15 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (33.22%) Scrum
3 341 (29.89%) DevOps
4 271 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (15.78%) Open Source
6 169 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 132 (11.57%) TDD
8 107 (9.38%) MVC
9 100 (8.76%) Project Management
10 98 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 95 (8.33%) BDD
12 95 (8.33%) Kanban
13 93 (8.15%) Software Engineering
14 90 (7.89%) Automated Testing
14 90 (7.89%) User Stories
15 89 (7.80%) Waterfall
16 72 (6.31%) Front End Development
17 70 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
18 68 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 452 (39.61%) Java
2 245 (21.47%) SQL
3 207 (18.14%) Ruby
4 190 (16.65%) Python
5 185 (16.21%) JavaScript
6 109 (9.55%) Scala
7 101 (8.85%) C#
8 71 (6.22%) Bash Shell
8 71 (6.22%) Shell Script
9 69 (6.05%) Groovy
10 64 (5.61%) Perl
11 55 (4.82%) C
12 54 (4.73%) PL/SQL
13 45 (3.94%) PHP
14 34 (2.98%) C++
15 25 (2.19%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.67%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.96%) Go
18 8 (0.70%) Bourne shell
18 8 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 233 (20.42%) Security Cleared
2 178 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.73%) Degree
4 49 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 44 (3.86%) ISEB
6 32 (2.80%) ISTQB
7 24 (2.10%) CTC Cleared
8 17 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.61%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.35%) CCNA
12 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.35%) PMP
13 3 (0.26%) IIBA
14 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.76%) QA
2 20 (1.75%) WAI
3 15 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.70%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.61%) SLA
6 6 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.53%) GCP
6 6 (0.53%) HL7
7 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.088%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.088%) WCAG
System Software
1 156 (13.67%) Docker
2 56 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (4.65%) Squid
4 51 (4.47%) Postfix
5 48 (4.21%) vCloud
6 38 (3.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (1.84%) Xen
8 19 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (1.58%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.23%) vSphere
11 12 (1.05%) KVM
12 10 (0.88%) NFS
13 7 (0.61%) iptables
13 7 (0.61%) Samba
13 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.44%) XenServer
15 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
16 2 (0.18%) Varnish
16 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 250 (21.91%) Puppet
2 106 (9.29%) Ansible
3 82 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (6.22%) Terraform
5 69 (6.05%) logstash
6 63 (5.52%) Kibana
7 58 (5.08%) ZABBIX
8 57 (5.00%) Kubernetes
9 45 (3.94%) Rancher
10 44 (3.86%) Nagios
11 18 (1.58%) Graphite
12 17 (1.49%) Grafana
13 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
14 13 (1.14%) yum
15 12 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.96%) Zenoss
17 10 (0.88%) SCCM
18 9 (0.79%) Ambari
18 9 (0.79%) Graylog
19 6 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 326 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 219 (19.19%) Oracle
3 117 (10.25%) VMware
4 108 (9.47%) Red Hat
5 85 (7.45%) Microsoft
6 84 (7.36%) Google
7 53 (4.65%) Sonatype
8 44 (3.86%) Adobe
9 36 (3.16%) Splunk
10 30 (2.63%) Informatica
11 29 (2.54%) IBM
12 28 (2.45%) Citrix
13 23 (2.02%) HP
13 23 (2.02%) SAP
14 21 (1.84%) hybris
14 21 (1.84%) Talend
15 17 (1.49%) BMC
15 17 (1.49%) Cloudera
15 17 (1.49%) Rally
16 15 (1.31%) Zend
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