Period
to 27 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 6 months to 27 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Confluence
London > Central London
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 148 142
Rank change year-on-year +55 -6 +60
Contract jobs citing Confluence 223 152 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.64% 1.66% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.25% 9.74% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 101 86
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +8.47% +5.00%
10th Percentile £361 £375 £291
90th Percentile £650 £688 £599
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £60.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -19.54% -8.42% -

Confluence is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,462 1,560 1,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.30% 17.05% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,105 1,200 949
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £327 £300 £269
90th Percentile £672 £638 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 6
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -23.57% +37.72%
10th Percentile £13.54 £12.80 £12.88
90th Percentile £37.13 £33.45 £83.13
London median hourly rate £27.25 £20.88 £22.34
% change year-on-year +30.54% -6.54% +12.15%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Central London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in Central London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Central London over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in Central London

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +61 173 £531 +1.19% 3
Southwark -28 8 £550 -
West End of London 0 6 £418 -4.30% 1
City of Westminster -22 5 £525 +2.44%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £325 -
Camden - 1 £540 -
Confluence
London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 215 (96.41%) JIRA
2 151 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (34.53%) Scrum
4 64 (28.70%) DevOps
5 63 (28.25%) Java
6 59 (26.46%) Finance
7 53 (23.77%) Jenkins
8 52 (23.32%) Docker
8 52 (23.32%) Atlassian
8 52 (23.32%) Linux
9 50 (22.42%) Git (software)
10 47 (21.08%) Amazon AWS
11 45 (20.18%) JavaScript
12 39 (17.49%) Unix
12 39 (17.49%) Banking
13 38 (17.04%) SQL
14 34 (15.25%) Python
15 33 (14.80%) Microservices
16 31 (13.90%) Fintech
17 30 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (13.45%) Ansible
17 30 (13.45%) User Stories
18 29 (13.00%) BDD
19 28 (12.56%) Node.js
20 27 (12.11%) Test Automation
21 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (11.66%) GitHub
22 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
22 25 (11.21%) Spring
22 25 (11.21%) Serverless

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 9 (4.04%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.14%) Apache
4 6 (2.69%) nginx
5 5 (2.24%) Drupal
6 4 (1.79%) JBoss
6 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.35%) IIS
7 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.90%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.35%) InVision
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.35%) Sketch
5 1 (0.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.45%) BPCS
3 1 (0.45%) HFM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.45%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.08%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.66%) GitHub
2 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.21%) AWS Lambda
3 25 (11.21%) Serverless
4 15 (6.73%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (6.73%) Amazon ECS
4 15 (6.73%) Amazon S3
5 14 (6.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (5.83%) Route 53
6 13 (5.83%) Slack
7 12 (5.38%) Trello
8 10 (4.48%) CloudFront
9 9 (4.04%) npm
10 8 (3.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (3.59%) Office 365
11 7 (3.14%) Azure Functions
11 7 (3.14%) Google Analytics
12 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.79%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) VPN
2 4 (1.79%) DNS
3 3 (1.35%) DHCP
3 3 (1.35%) LAN
3 3 (1.35%) WAN
4 2 (0.90%) AMQP
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.90%) RTP
4 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.45%) BGP
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.62%) MySQL
3 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.59%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.14%) Redis
7 5 (2.24%) Big Data
7 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.79%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Kudu
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) Impala
9 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) HSQLDB
10 1 (0.45%) QlikView
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 215 (96.41%) JIRA
2 53 (23.77%) Jenkins
3 50 (22.42%) Git (software)
4 23 (10.31%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.62%) Maven
6 14 (6.28%) Bitbucket
6 14 (6.28%) Selenium
7 12 (5.38%) Jasmine
8 11 (4.93%) Grunt
8 11 (4.93%) gulp
8 11 (4.93%) TeamCity
9 10 (4.48%) Subversion
9 10 (4.48%) webpack
10 9 (4.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (4.04%) Protractor
11 8 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.59%) JUnit
12 7 (3.14%) FishEye
12 7 (3.14%) IBM UrbanCode
12 7 (3.14%) RStudio
General
1 59 (26.46%) Finance
2 39 (17.49%) Banking
3 19 (8.52%) Front Office
4 9 (4.04%) Retail
5 8 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.59%) Marketing
6 6 (2.69%) Games
7 3 (1.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (27.80%) Developer
2 34 (15.25%) Analyst
3 21 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (7.17%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.73%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (6.28%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (6.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (6.28%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.93%) Scrum Master
9 10 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 10 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (4.04%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.59%) Manual Test Analyst
11 8 (3.59%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.14%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.56%) Node.js
2 25 (11.21%) Spring
3 22 (9.87%) AngularJS
4 21 (9.42%) HTML
5 20 (8.97%) RESTful
6 18 (8.07%) REST
7 17 (7.62%) Kafka
8 16 (7.17%) CSS
9 14 (6.28%) Web Services
10 13 (5.83%) JSON
11 11 (4.93%) React
11 11 (4.93%) Spring Boot
12 10 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (4.48%) XML
13 9 (4.04%) OAuth
13 9 (4.04%) OAuth2
14 8 (3.59%) .NET
14 8 (3.59%) Gherkin
14 8 (3.59%) HTML5
15 7 (3.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) User Experience
2 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.48%) iPad
3 10 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.59%) PKI
5 7 (3.14%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.24%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.90%) CMDB
9 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.90%) Equities
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Equity Risk
10 1 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.32%) Linux
2 39 (17.49%) Unix
3 21 (9.42%) Windows
4 6 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (34.53%) Scrum
3 64 (28.70%) DevOps
4 33 (14.80%) Microservices
5 31 (13.90%) Fintech
6 30 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (13.45%) User Stories
7 29 (13.00%) BDD
8 27 (12.11%) Test Automation
9 24 (10.76%) Project Management
9 24 (10.76%) TDD
10 22 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.28%) Change Management
13 14 (6.28%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.83%) Kanban
14 13 (5.83%) OO
14 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.25%) Java
2 45 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 38 (17.04%) SQL
4 34 (15.25%) Python
5 14 (6.28%) ES6
6 13 (5.83%) Java 8
6 13 (5.83%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.38%) C#
8 10 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.59%) VBA
11 7 (3.14%) PHP
11 7 (3.14%) R
11 7 (3.14%) Ruby
12 5 (2.24%) ES7
12 5 (2.24%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.79%) Java 9
13 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (6.28%) Degree
2 8 (3.59%) AWS Certification
2 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) PMP
5 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.45%) HNC
5 1 (0.45%) HND
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.52%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) PMO
3 2 (0.90%) MiFID
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (23.32%) Docker
2 8 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) HDFS
5 2 (0.90%) Varnish
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (13.45%) Ansible
2 16 (7.17%) Terraform
3 13 (5.83%) Kubernetes
4 12 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.69%) Marathon
5 6 (2.69%) Mesos
6 3 (1.35%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.35%) Kibana
6 3 (1.35%) SCCM
7 2 (0.90%) Consul
7 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.90%) Packer
7 2 (0.90%) Puppet
8 1 (0.45%) Grafana
8 1 (0.45%) Graylog
8 1 (0.45%) logstash
8 1 (0.45%) Salt
8 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (23.32%) Atlassian
2 18 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.17%) Google
4 14 (6.28%) Splunk
5 12 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.59%) Apple
7 7 (3.14%) Oracle
8 6 (2.69%) Sybase
9 5 (2.24%) Adobe
9 5 (2.24%) Tableau
9 5 (2.24%) VMware
10 4 (1.79%) hybris
10 4 (1.79%) SAP
11 3 (1.35%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.35%) Ping Identity
11 3 (1.35%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.35%) Sonatype
12 2 (0.90%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.90%) Meraki
12 2 (0.90%) New Relic