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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 217 357 438
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +81
Contract jobs citing Confluence 598 344 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.03% 3.29% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 194 131
Median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -

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
9910 10445 10083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.59% 17.90% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6474 6560 5896
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 £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 331 429
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +136 585 £470 +10.58% 68
London +87 366 £500 +19.04% 36
South East +39 55 £400 - 9
West Midlands +6 51 £430 -4.44% 2
Yorkshire +29 42 £435 -3.38% 4
West Yorkshire +32 39 £430 -9.52% 2
City of London +36 37 £460 +8.17% 11
Shropshire -1 35 £400 -11.11% 1
Telford +2 33 £400 -11.11% 1
Leeds +17 29 £425 -10.52% 2
East of England +37 20 £475 +86.27% 8
East Midlands +3 19 £415 +18.57% 2
Croydon -1 19 £435 -3.33% 1
South West +15 16 £475 -20.83% 4
West Sussex +12 16 £363 -
Nottinghamshire +9 15 £420 -1.17% 2
Nottingham +5 15 £420 -1.17% 1
Oxfordshire +2 13 £450 +12.50%
Worthing 0 12 £438 -
North West +20 10 £375 -7.12% 3
Scotland +19 10 £430 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £475 - 3
Berkshire +14 9 £450 +50.00% 3
Oxford -5 8 £438 +2.94%
Halifax - 7 £430 -
Birmingham - 7 £505 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £375 - 3
Tyne and Wear -33 6 £339 -24.66%
North East -37 6 £339 -27.17%
Edinburgh +9 5 £444 -

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1146 (95.42%) JIRA
2 868 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (38.47%) Jenkins
4 452 (37.64%) Java
5 440 (36.64%) Git (software)
6 422 (35.14%) Linux
7 408 (33.97%) Scrum
8 391 (32.56%) DevOps
9 365 (30.39%) Atlassian
10 309 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
11 299 (24.90%) Puppet
12 250 (20.82%) Security Cleared
13 243 (20.23%) HTML
14 239 (19.90%) Oracle
15 238 (19.82%) Ruby
16 229 (19.07%) SQL
17 226 (18.82%) Maven
18 209 (17.40%) Amazon AWS
19 204 (16.99%) Docker
20 203 (16.90%) Python
20 203 (16.90%) Finance
20 203 (16.90%) Configuration Management
21 202 (16.82%) CSS
22 200 (16.65%) JUnit
23 197 (16.40%) Open Source
24 195 (16.24%) JavaScript
25 194 (16.15%) SC Cleared
26 182 (15.15%) Spring
27 180 (14.99%) Sonatype Nexus
28 179 (14.90%) Subversion

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
1 150 (12.49%) Apache
2 106 (8.83%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (5.75%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.58%) OpenStack
5 45 (3.75%) IIS
6 37 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 31 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 25 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 24 (2.00%) JBoss
10 22 (1.83%) CMS
11 20 (1.67%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.42%) WebLogic
13 15 (1.25%) nginx
14 13 (1.08%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.75%) Drupal
17 8 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
18 7 (0.58%) FileNet
19 5 (0.42%) GlassFish
19 5 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 100 (8.33%) HipChat
2 38 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.08%) MS Office
5 21 (1.75%) Photoshop
6 18 (1.50%) MS Project
7 11 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.17%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.083%) GIMP
9 1 (0.083%) Mingle
9 1 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.42%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.083%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.083%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 209 (17.40%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (7.24%) GitHub
3 77 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.75%) PaaS
5 29 (2.41%) IaaS
6 23 (1.92%) SaaS
7 21 (1.75%) OpenShift
8 16 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (1.17%) CloudBees
10 11 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.83%) Route 53
12 9 (0.75%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.67%) Slack
14 7 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 106 (8.83%) DNS
2 93 (7.74%) OpenVPN
3 84 (6.99%) SSH
4 77 (6.41%) OpenLDAP
5 72 (6.00%) HTTP
6 26 (2.16%) Internet
6 26 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 24 (2.00%) VPN
8 23 (1.92%) Firewall
9 22 (1.83%) LDAP
10 20 (1.67%) SSL
11 18 (1.50%) AMQP
12 12 (1.00%) Network Security
13 8 (0.67%) IPsec
13 8 (0.67%) SNMP
14 7 (0.58%) DMZ
15 6 (0.50%) Intranet
15 6 (0.50%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.50%) LAN
15 6 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (11.41%) Hadoop
2 136 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
3 108 (8.99%) MongoDB
4 85 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 79 (6.58%) MySQL
6 68 (5.66%) NoSQL
7 67 (5.58%) Relational Database
8 36 (3.00%) Big Data
9 28 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.75%) Pentaho
11 20 (1.67%) HBase
12 18 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.42%) Neo4j
13 17 (1.42%) OrientDB
14 16 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.25%) Oracle OWB
16 14 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1146 (95.42%) JIRA
2 462 (38.47%) Jenkins
3 440 (36.64%) Git (software)
4 226 (18.82%) Maven
5 200 (16.65%) JUnit
6 180 (14.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 179 (14.90%) Subversion
8 144 (11.99%) Bitbucket
9 127 (10.57%) SonarQube
10 123 (10.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 118 (9.83%) Ant
12 116 (9.66%) JIRA Agile
13 102 (8.49%) Cucumber
14 99 (8.24%) Selenium
15 79 (6.58%) Liquibase
16 65 (5.41%) TeamCity
17 55 (4.58%) FishEye
18 48 (4.00%) SoapUI
19 46 (3.83%) WebDriver
20 44 (3.66%) Gradle
General
1 203 (16.90%) Finance
2 91 (7.58%) Banking
3 61 (5.08%) Retail
4 31 (2.58%) Marketing
5 24 (2.00%) Publishing
6 23 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.58%) Front Office
9 16 (1.33%) Games
10 14 (1.17%) Electronics
10 14 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.92%) Back Office
12 10 (0.83%) Legal
13 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.67%) Law
14 6 (0.50%) Local Government
15 5 (0.42%) Advertising
16 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.25%) French Language
17 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (23.40%) Developer
2 192 (15.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 153 (12.74%) Analyst
4 112 (9.33%) Architect
5 92 (7.66%) Java Developer
6 81 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 81 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 65 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 62 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
9 58 (4.83%) Test Analyst
10 47 (3.91%) Administrator
11 46 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 41 (3.41%) Consultant
13 38 (3.16%) Senior Developer
14 35 (2.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 35 (2.91%) Senior DevOps
14 35 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 34 (2.83%) Java Architect
16 32 (2.66%) Lead DevOps
17 31 (2.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (20.23%) HTML
2 202 (16.82%) CSS
3 182 (15.15%) Spring
4 138 (11.49%) HTML5
5 137 (11.41%) REST
6 136 (11.32%) RESTful
6 136 (11.32%) Web Services
7 134 (11.16%) CSS3
8 113 (9.41%) JSON
9 109 (9.08%) XML
10 95 (7.91%) Ajax
11 94 (7.83%) ELK Stack
12 86 (7.16%) .NET
13 78 (6.49%) AngularJS
14 77 (6.41%) MCollective
15 76 (6.33%) Software Packaging
16 73 (6.08%) Django
17 71 (5.91%) Play Framework
18 66 (5.50%) jQuery
19 58 (4.83%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.24%) User Experience
2 47 (3.91%) Computer Science
2 47 (3.91%) Wiki
3 38 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
5 18 (1.50%) Derivative
6 17 (1.42%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.08%) Equities
9 11 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 11 (0.92%) NHS
10 10 (0.83%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.75%) iPad
11 9 (0.75%) Social Media
11 9 (0.75%) Video on Demand
12 8 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 422 (35.14%) Linux
2 152 (12.66%) Windows
3 135 (11.24%) CentOS
4 131 (10.91%) Unix
5 88 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 43 (3.58%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.67%) Android
10 19 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.83%) webOS
11 10 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.83%) Windows Phone 7
12 9 (0.75%) AIX
13 8 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.58%) Solaris
14 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.42%) Debian
15 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (33.97%) Scrum
3 391 (32.56%) DevOps
4 309 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
5 203 (16.90%) Configuration Management
6 197 (16.40%) Open Source
7 139 (11.57%) TDD
8 132 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 123 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 113 (9.41%) BDD
10 113 (9.41%) Kanban
11 103 (8.58%) MVC
12 97 (8.08%) Project Management
13 96 (7.99%) Software Engineering
14 94 (7.83%) Automated Testing
14 94 (7.83%) Waterfall
15 93 (7.74%) User Stories
16 88 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 87 (7.24%) Workflow
18 84 (6.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 452 (37.64%) Java
2 238 (19.82%) Ruby
3 229 (19.07%) SQL
4 203 (16.90%) Python
5 195 (16.24%) JavaScript
6 105 (8.74%) Scala
7 98 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 95 (7.91%) C#
9 78 (6.49%) Bash Shell
10 71 (5.91%) Groovy
11 58 (4.83%) Perl
11 58 (4.83%) PHP
12 48 (4.00%) C
12 48 (4.00%) PL/SQL
13 35 (2.91%) C++
14 31 (2.58%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.00%) Go
15 12 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.92%) Clojure
17 8 (0.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 250 (20.82%) Security Cleared
2 194 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 52 (4.33%) DV Cleared
4 50 (4.16%) Degree
5 37 (3.08%) ISEB
6 36 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 36 (3.00%) CTC Cleared
7 25 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.75%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.33%) ACCA
10 4 (0.33%) CCNA
10 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.25%) IIBA
11 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.17%) PMP
12 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.41%) QA
2 22 (1.83%) WAI
3 13 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.67%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.50%) GCP
6 6 (0.50%) HL7
6 6 (0.50%) SLA
7 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.083%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 204 (16.99%) Docker
2 83 (6.91%) Squid
3 82 (6.83%) Postfix
4 78 (6.49%) vCloud
5 56 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (2.75%) Active Directory
7 21 (1.75%) Xen
8 19 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.42%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.92%) KVM
10 11 (0.92%) vSphere
11 10 (0.83%) NFS
12 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.50%) iptables
13 6 (0.50%) Samba
14 5 (0.42%) XenServer
15 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
16 2 (0.17%) HDFS
16 2 (0.17%) RACF
16 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 299 (24.90%) Puppet
2 144 (11.99%) Ansible
3 104 (8.66%) Terraform
4 100 (8.33%) logstash
5 96 (7.99%) Kubernetes
5 96 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (7.74%) Kibana
7 89 (7.41%) ZABBIX
8 77 (6.41%) Rancher
9 44 (3.66%) Nagios
10 16 (1.33%) Graphite
10 16 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.25%) Grafana
12 13 (1.08%) yum
13 10 (0.83%) Zenoss
14 9 (0.75%) Ambari
14 9 (0.75%) Graylog
14 9 (0.75%) SCCM
15 7 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 365 (30.39%) Atlassian
2 239 (19.90%) Oracle
3 146 (12.16%) VMware
4 104 (8.66%) Red Hat
5 87 (7.24%) Sonatype
6 79 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 78 (6.49%) Google
8 35 (2.91%) Adobe
9 29 (2.41%) Splunk
10 27 (2.25%) Citrix
10 27 (2.25%) IBM
11 22 (1.83%) SAP
12 21 (1.75%) Informatica
13 19 (1.58%) hybris
13 19 (1.58%) Talend
14 18 (1.50%) HP
14 18 (1.50%) Rally
15 17 (1.42%) Zend
16 16 (1.33%) BMC
17 15 (1.25%) WSO2
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: TO £600 DAY, long term programme
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Talentspa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 months (REMOTE WORKING)
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £495.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Interact Consulting
Rate: 500-625pd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term programme
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 15 days ago