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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
UK
Rank 197 281 465
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +184
Contract jobs citing Confluence 576 390 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.49% 4.58% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 267 100
Median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £289 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £108.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.06% -
UK excluding London median 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
7690 8508 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.02% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5439 5420
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 234 309
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £48.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +77 560 £475 +11.76% 82
London +70 315 £475 +5.55% 42
South East +57 69 £488 +52.34% 10
Yorkshire +20 48 £491 +9.16% 8
City of London +19 34 £475 -9.52% 15
West Yorkshire -2 27 £475 +5.55% 6
Leeds +16 26 £475 +9.69% 5
North East +3 26 £340 -18.07%
Tyne and Wear -2 26 £340 -18.07%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 25 £340 -18.07%
East of England +4 23 £533 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire +21 21 £500 +66.66%
South West +8 20 £413 +22.22% 10
South Yorkshire - 19 £498 - 1
West Midlands -12 18 £450 -1.09% 1
Sheffield - 16 £496 - 1
West Sussex +6 15 £449 +77.72% 1
North West +11 14 £426 +75.05% 5
Worthing +3 14 £488 -
Telford +7 12 £450 -2.17%
Shropshire +2 12 £450 -2.17%
Essex 0 12 £533 +13.29% 1
Scotland +27 11 £450 +20.00%
Oxford +16 11 £500 -
Swindon - 11 £413 - 1
Wiltshire - 11 £413 - 1
Berkshire +24 10 £500 +53.84% 4
Hampshire +15 10 £357 +10.54% 3
Hertfordshire - 10 £840 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -4 9 £526 +11.96%

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 1374 (97.52%) JIRA
2 999 (70.90%) Agile Software Development
3 564 (40.03%) Jenkins
4 543 (38.54%) Git (software)
5 539 (38.25%) Java
6 534 (37.90%) Scrum
7 441 (31.30%) Atlassian
8 431 (30.59%) Linux
9 415 (29.45%) DevOps
10 353 (25.05%) Continuous Integration
11 297 (21.08%) JavaScript
12 295 (20.94%) Puppet
13 286 (20.30%) HTML
14 277 (19.66%) TDD
15 260 (18.45%) Oracle
16 253 (17.96%) Docker
17 252 (17.89%) BDD
18 251 (17.81%) Security Cleared
19 245 (17.39%) Python
20 238 (16.89%) Spring
21 233 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
22 229 (16.25%) Open Source
23 221 (15.68%) Configuration Management
24 220 (15.61%) Selenium
25 219 (15.54%) Ruby
26 216 (15.33%) Ansible
27 211 (14.98%) CSS
28 207 (14.69%) SQL
29 206 (14.62%) Finance
30 202 (14.34%) JUnit

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
1 142 (10.08%) Apache
2 108 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 59 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 51 (3.62%) SharePoint
6 49 (3.48%) WebSphere
7 41 (2.91%) nginx
7 41 (2.91%) OpenStack
8 31 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (1.85%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.63%) CMS
10 23 (1.63%) IIS
11 22 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 21 (1.49%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.28%) JBoss
14 11 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.71%) Drupal
16 9 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.64%) Mule
17 8 (0.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 100 (7.10%) HipChat
2 37 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 30 (2.13%) MS Office
5 28 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (1.70%) MS Project
7 10 (0.71%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.35%) Pixelmator
9 4 (0.28%) Gliffy
10 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.071%) Mingle
11 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.071%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.071%) RMDS
6 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 233 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (9.94%) GitHub
3 77 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (3.34%) PaaS
5 43 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 42 (2.98%) IaaS
7 36 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (2.41%) Amazon S3
9 33 (2.34%) OpenShift
10 28 (1.99%) Slack
11 27 (1.92%) CloudBees
12 25 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (1.14%) Route 53
15 11 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.71%) SaaS
17 9 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.32%) DNS
2 82 (5.82%) OpenVPN
3 79 (5.61%) OpenLDAP
4 78 (5.54%) SSH
5 55 (3.90%) HTTP
6 45 (3.19%) LDAP
7 37 (2.63%) VPN
8 27 (1.92%) Firewall
8 27 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
9 23 (1.63%) Internet
10 22 (1.56%) TCP/IP
11 21 (1.49%) IPsec
12 18 (1.28%) SSL
13 16 (1.14%) Intranet
14 13 (0.92%) AMQP
15 9 (0.64%) Wireshark
16 8 (0.57%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.57%) VoIP
17 7 (0.50%) SNMP
18 6 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
2 139 (9.87%) Hadoop
3 128 (9.08%) MongoDB
4 104 (7.38%) Relational Database
5 94 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 85 (6.03%) NoSQL
6 85 (6.03%) Oracle Database
7 78 (5.54%) MySQL
8 64 (4.54%) Big Data
9 40 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 36 (2.56%) HBase
11 33 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (0.78%) Apache Hive
17 11 (0.78%) Neo4j
18 10 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1374 (97.52%) JIRA
2 564 (40.03%) Jenkins
3 543 (38.54%) Git (software)
4 220 (15.61%) Selenium
5 202 (14.34%) JUnit
6 198 (14.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 197 (13.98%) Cucumber
8 185 (13.13%) Maven
9 160 (11.36%) Bitbucket
10 148 (10.50%) SonarQube
11 135 (9.58%) JIRA Agile
12 124 (8.80%) Subversion
13 117 (8.30%) Ant
14 115 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 87 (6.17%) Liquibase
16 77 (5.46%) SoapUI
16 77 (5.46%) TeamCity
17 59 (4.19%) WebDriver
18 55 (3.90%) Vagrant
19 45 (3.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 206 (14.62%) Finance
2 134 (9.51%) Banking
3 66 (4.68%) Retail
4 41 (2.91%) Publishing
5 21 (1.49%) Legal
6 20 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.06%) Front Office
9 13 (0.92%) Games
10 12 (0.85%) Back Office
11 11 (0.78%) Marketing
12 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.64%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.50%) Electronics
14 5 (0.35%) Advertising
14 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) Billing
17 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 365 (25.90%) Developer
2 215 (15.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 156 (11.07%) Analyst
4 120 (8.52%) Java Developer
5 93 (6.60%) Architect
6 87 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 71 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 69 (4.90%) Consultant
9 66 (4.68%) Tester
10 62 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 54 (3.83%) Administrator
12 49 (3.48%) Scrum Master
13 46 (3.26%) Software Engineer
14 42 (2.98%) Senior Developer
15 39 (2.77%) Automation Tester
16 37 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
16 37 (2.63%) Test Analyst
17 34 (2.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 32 (2.27%) Senior DevOps
19 31 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (20.30%) HTML
2 238 (16.89%) Spring
3 211 (14.98%) CSS
4 196 (13.91%) RESTful
5 192 (13.63%) HTML5
6 190 (13.48%) REST
7 175 (12.42%) JSON
8 156 (11.07%) AngularJS
9 152 (10.79%) CSS3
10 139 (9.87%) XML
11 126 (8.94%) Web Services
12 125 (8.87%) Node.js
13 110 (7.81%) ELK Stack
14 100 (7.10%) SOAP
15 95 (6.74%) Software Packaging
16 87 (6.17%) MCollective
17 84 (5.96%) .NET
18 68 (4.83%) Django
19 63 (4.47%) Ajax
19 63 (4.47%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.60%) User Experience
2 79 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 50 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.98%) Virtual Team
6 35 (2.48%) iPad
7 33 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.27%) Wiki
9 28 (1.99%) Social Media
10 21 (1.49%) PKI
11 14 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.85%) Fintech
13 12 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.78%) Clustering
14 11 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.78%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.71%) Derivative
15 10 (0.71%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 431 (30.59%) Linux
2 149 (10.57%) Unix
3 137 (9.72%) Windows
4 123 (8.73%) CentOS
5 91 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 24 (1.70%) AIX
10 17 (1.21%) VyOS
11 13 (0.92%) RancherOS
12 11 (0.78%) Android
13 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
14 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.35%) Solaris
17 4 (0.28%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.21%) Debian
19 1 (0.071%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 999 (70.90%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (37.90%) Scrum
3 415 (29.45%) DevOps
4 353 (25.05%) Continuous Integration
5 277 (19.66%) TDD
6 252 (17.89%) BDD
7 229 (16.25%) Open Source
8 221 (15.68%) Configuration Management
9 202 (14.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 191 (13.56%) Kanban
11 154 (10.93%) User Stories
12 151 (10.72%) Microservices
13 148 (10.50%) Software Engineering
14 130 (9.23%) Workflow
15 120 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 119 (8.45%) Automated Testing
17 103 (7.31%) Service Management
18 102 (7.24%) Coaching
18 102 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 102 (7.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 539 (38.25%) Java
2 297 (21.08%) JavaScript
3 245 (17.39%) Python
4 219 (15.54%) Ruby
5 207 (14.69%) SQL
6 118 (8.37%) Shell Script
7 109 (7.74%) C#
8 105 (7.45%) Scala
9 77 (5.46%) Bash Shell
10 74 (5.25%) Groovy
11 63 (4.47%) Perl
12 52 (3.69%) PHP
12 52 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 45 (3.19%) C
14 42 (2.98%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.13%) C++
16 21 (1.49%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.28%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.92%) Clojure
19 11 (0.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 251 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 191 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 78 (5.54%) DV Cleared
4 62 (4.40%) Degree
5 36 (2.56%) ISEB
6 34 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
7 21 (1.49%) BC Cleared
8 16 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.64%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.64%) IIBA
10 6 (0.43%) CISA
10 6 (0.43%) CISSP
11 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CBAP
12 3 (0.21%) CCNA
12 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (9.44%) QA
2 16 (1.14%) SDET
3 10 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.57%) WCAG
6 7 (0.50%) WAI
7 5 (0.35%) Basel III
7 5 (0.35%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.071%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.071%) MiFID
8 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.071%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.071%) SLA
System Software
1 253 (17.96%) Docker
2 81 (5.75%) vCloud
3 78 (5.54%) Postfix
3 78 (5.54%) Squid
4 46 (3.26%) Active Directory
5 19 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.85%) LXC
7 10 (0.71%) Corosync
7 10 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.50%) PowerHA
9 6 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.35%) HDFS
11 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.14%) Gluster
13 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 295 (20.94%) Puppet
2 216 (15.33%) Ansible
3 124 (8.80%) Terraform
4 110 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (6.81%) Kubernetes
6 95 (6.74%) Kibana
6 95 (6.74%) ZABBIX
7 92 (6.53%) logstash
8 79 (5.61%) Rancher
9 42 (2.98%) Packer
10 33 (2.34%) Consul
11 20 (1.42%) Nagios
12 14 (0.99%) HAProxy
13 13 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.92%) Zenoss
14 10 (0.71%) Data Guard
14 10 (0.71%) Pacemaker
14 10 (0.71%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.64%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 441 (31.30%) Atlassian
2 260 (18.45%) Oracle
3 116 (8.23%) VMware
4 98 (6.96%) Sonatype
5 85 (6.03%) Red Hat
6 56 (3.97%) IBM
7 55 (3.90%) Microsoft
8 51 (3.62%) Google
9 44 (3.12%) Splunk
10 34 (2.41%) AppDynamics
11 32 (2.27%) Sybase
12 24 (1.70%) HP
13 23 (1.63%) MuleSoft
14 20 (1.42%) Hortonworks
14 20 (1.42%) New Relic
15 19 (1.35%) SAP
16 17 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 17 (1.21%) Vyatta
17 16 (1.14%) Adobe
18 15 (1.06%) ATG
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £450 day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £379 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago