The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 273 437 443
Rank change year-on-year
+164 +6
Contract jobs citing Confluence 438 175 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 1.88% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 112 93
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £108.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -

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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Confluence Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Confluence
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +179 417 £425 - 70
London +91 210 £440 +3.52% 35
Yorkshire - 50 £442 - 7
West Yorkshire - 49 £442 - 3
South East +38 37 £350 -12.50% 7
West Midlands +10 31 £433 -1.14% 3
North West +3 29 £375 -23.07% 2
East of England +19 28 £439 -12.25% 6
Leeds - 28 £430 - 3
Shropshire -2 26 £460 +5.14% 1
Telford -2 23 £460 +5.14% 1
South West +14 18 £345 -18.82% 8
Manchester -4 17 £188 -61.53% 2
City of London +38 15 £575 +27.77% 5
Bedfordshire +15 13 £363 -30.95% 1
Luton +9 13 £363 -30.95% 1
Essex - 13 £439 -
Surrey +2 11 £350 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £440 -
Cardiff - 10 £325 - 1
Wales - 10 £325 - 2
South Wales - 10 £325 - 2
North East - 9 £415 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 9 £415 - 2
Somerset - 9 £338 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £415 - 2
Scotland -1 8 £375 +28.20%
West Sussex - 7 £253 - 1
Berkshire +10 6 £150 -41.46% 2
Edinburgh -13 6 £375 +28.20%

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Confluence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Confluence.

1 776 (96.52%) JIRA
2 569 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (41.04%) Java
4 259 (32.21%) Scrum
5 233 (28.98%) Jenkins
6 221 (27.49%) Linux
7 212 (26.37%) Git (software)
8 202 (25.12%) Atlassian
9 152 (18.91%) DevOps
10 147 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (18.28%) Security Cleared
11 143 (17.79%) TDD
12 142 (17.66%) SQL
13 140 (17.41%) HTML
14 137 (17.04%) JavaScript
15 126 (15.67%) Finance
15 126 (15.67%) Puppet
16 123 (15.30%) Selenium
17 121 (15.05%) SC Cleared
18 119 (14.80%) Cucumber
19 118 (14.68%) Subversion
20 115 (14.30%) CSS
21 108 (13.43%) Maven
22 102 (12.69%) Unix
22 102 (12.69%) Windows
23 99 (12.31%) Python
24 91 (11.32%) Spring
24 91 (11.32%) QA
25 84 (10.45%) HTML5
25 84 (10.45%) User Stories

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Confluence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Confluence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (8.71%) JBoss
2 69 (8.58%) Tomcat
3 52 (6.47%) Apache
4 29 (3.61%) IIS
4 29 (3.61%) OpenStack
5 25 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.61%) Node.js
7 19 (2.36%) Documentum
7 19 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 17 (2.11%) nginx
9 14 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (1.62%) Mule
11 12 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.24%) Alfresco
13 9 (1.12%) Captiva
14 7 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
14 7 (0.87%) CMS
14 7 (0.87%) Jetty
15 6 (0.75%) FileNet
15 6 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 37 (4.60%) MS Project
4 36 (4.48%) HipChat
5 31 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (2.24%) MS Office
7 14 (1.74%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.98%) GitHub
3 27 (3.36%) PaaS
4 22 (2.74%) IaaS
5 10 (1.24%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.62%) Yammer
9 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.50%) SaaS
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.25%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.85%) SNMP
2 30 (3.73%) Firewall
3 21 (2.61%) VPN
4 18 (2.24%) HTTP
4 18 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.11%) SSH
6 15 (1.87%) DNS
7 12 (1.49%) DHCP
7 12 (1.49%) Internet
8 9 (1.12%) LAN
9 8 (1.00%) IPsec
9 8 (1.00%) SSL
10 7 (0.87%) SAN
11 6 (0.75%) MVNO
12 5 (0.62%) FTP
12 5 (0.62%) IPv6
12 5 (0.62%) LDAP
12 5 (0.62%) Network Security
12 5 (0.62%) OSPF
12 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.84%) Hadoop
1 63 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.60%) MySQL
3 41 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 36 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.11%) HBase
6 25 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (2.49%) Pentaho
9 17 (2.11%) Big Data
10 13 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.87%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.87%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 776 (96.52%) JIRA
2 233 (28.98%) Jenkins
3 212 (26.37%) Git (software)
4 123 (15.30%) Selenium
5 119 (14.80%) Cucumber
6 118 (14.68%) Subversion
7 108 (13.43%) Maven
8 71 (8.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 69 (8.58%) JUnit
10 63 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 61 (7.59%) SonarQube
12 56 (6.97%) JMeter
13 42 (5.22%) HP UFT
14 41 (5.10%) IntelliJ
15 39 (4.85%) LoadRunner
16 38 (4.73%) Spock
17 36 (4.48%) FishEye
18 35 (4.35%) TeamCity
19 33 (4.10%) Hudson
20 32 (3.98%) Geb
General
1 126 (15.67%) Finance
2 64 (7.96%) Banking
3 39 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.23%) Marketing
5 20 (2.49%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.49%) Retail
6 19 (2.36%) Electronics
6 19 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.12%) Games
8 7 (0.87%) Front Office
9 6 (0.75%) Publishing
10 4 (0.50%) Back Office
10 4 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 258 (32.09%) Developer
2 125 (15.55%) Analyst
3 96 (11.94%) Java Developer
4 71 (8.83%) Architect
5 62 (7.71%) Business Analyst
6 51 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 42 (5.22%) Consultant
8 37 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 33 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 32 (3.98%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 29 (3.61%) Scrum Master
12 27 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 25 (3.11%) Test Leader
14 24 (2.99%) Designer
15 23 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
16 21 (2.61%) HTML Developer
16 21 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
16 21 (2.61%) Test Analyst
16 21 (2.61%) Tester
17 20 (2.49%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (17.41%) HTML
2 115 (14.30%) CSS
3 91 (11.32%) Spring
4 84 (10.45%) HTML5
5 76 (9.45%) Web Services
6 71 (8.83%) .NET
7 65 (8.08%) RESTful
8 63 (7.84%) REST
9 60 (7.46%) jQuery
10 52 (6.47%) CSS3
11 48 (5.97%) SOAP
12 47 (5.85%) AngularJS
12 47 (5.85%) J2EE
13 46 (5.72%) Sass
14 44 (5.47%) XML
15 41 (5.10%) JSON
16 39 (4.85%) Apache Camel
17 36 (4.48%) Hibernate
18 32 (3.98%) LESS
19 30 (3.73%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.97%) User Experience
3 38 (4.73%) PKI
4 26 (3.23%) Wiki
5 22 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 17 (2.11%) Derivative
7 15 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.49%) W3C
9 11 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.24%) Social Media
11 9 (1.12%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.87%) Clustering
13 7 (0.87%) Replication
14 6 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 221 (27.49%) Linux
2 102 (12.69%) Unix
2 102 (12.69%) Windows
3 65 (8.08%) CentOS
4 50 (6.22%) Ubuntu
5 38 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.23%) Mac OS X
7 18 (2.24%) Android
7 18 (2.24%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.87%) Solaris
9 11 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.37%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (0.37%) SmartOS
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (32.21%) Scrum
3 152 (18.91%) DevOps
4 147 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (17.79%) TDD
6 84 (10.45%) User Stories
7 79 (9.83%) Microservices
8 76 (9.45%) Configuration Management
9 71 (8.83%) Open Source
10 69 (8.58%) BDD
11 68 (8.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 68 (8.46%) Test Automation
12 64 (7.96%) Project Management
13 61 (7.59%) SOA
14 59 (7.34%) Test Strategy
15 56 (6.97%) SDLC
16 55 (6.84%) E-Commerce
17 53 (6.59%) Kanban
17 53 (6.59%) Waterfall
18 52 (6.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 330 (41.04%) Java
2 142 (17.66%) SQL
3 137 (17.04%) JavaScript
4 99 (12.31%) Python
5 82 (10.20%) Ruby
6 75 (9.33%) C#
7 64 (7.96%) Perl
8 50 (6.22%) Shell Script
9 47 (5.85%) Bash Shell
10 38 (4.73%) PHP
11 37 (4.60%) Groovy
12 35 (4.35%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.48%) Scala
14 22 (2.74%) C
15 18 (2.24%) VBA
16 17 (2.11%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.00%) R
19 7 (0.87%) C++
19 7 (0.87%) sed
Qualifications
1 147 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 121 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.98%) Degree
4 20 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.11%) ISEB
7 8 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.50%) APMP
9 4 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.37%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.37%) PMP
10 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.12%) MCSA
12 1 (0.12%) MCSE
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (11.32%) QA
2 19 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.00%) WCAG
5 6 (0.75%) WAI
6 2 (0.25%) GPG13
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (4.85%) Docker
2 26 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.99%) vSphere
4 15 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.62%) Varnish
6 11 (1.37%) vCloud
7 5 (0.62%) iptables
7 5 (0.62%) oVirt
7 5 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.50%) LXC
9 3 (0.37%) Btrfs
9 3 (0.37%) KVM
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.37%) Snort
9 3 (0.37%) Squid
9 3 (0.37%) Xen
9 3 (0.37%) XenApp
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.25%) Postfix
10 2 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 126 (15.67%) Puppet
2 47 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (3.86%) Ansible
4 30 (3.73%) yum
5 22 (2.74%) Bareos
6 15 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 13 (1.62%) logstash
8 10 (1.24%) Salt
9 8 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.87%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.75%) Kibana
11 6 (0.75%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.75%) Nagios
12 5 (0.62%) Graylog
13 4 (0.50%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.37%) CFEngine
14 3 (0.37%) EdgeSight
14 3 (0.37%) Mesos
14 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.37%) systemd
Vendors
1 202 (25.12%) Atlassian
2 71 (8.83%) Oracle
3 64 (7.96%) Microsoft
4 50 (6.22%) Red Hat
5 47 (5.85%) HP
6 40 (4.98%) VMware
7 38 (4.73%) SAP
8 32 (3.98%) Adobe
9 23 (2.86%) Informatica
10 21 (2.61%) Google
11 19 (2.36%) BEA
12 18 (2.24%) Zend
13 17 (2.11%) Splunk
14 15 (1.87%) hybris
15 14 (1.74%) Twitter
16 13 (1.62%) Cloudera
17 11 (1.37%) SaltStack
18 10 (1.24%) Rackspace
19 8 (1.00%) BMC
19 8 (1.00%) Rally
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + doe
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago