Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 25 September 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 84 97
Rank change year-on-year -38 +13 +48
Contract jobs citing Confluence 55 31 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 1.75% 2.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.25% 13.54% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 126
10th Percentile £415 £407 £363
25th Percentile £463 £453 £462
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £519 £531
Median % change year-on-year +3.61% -2.35% +1.19%
75th Percentile £625 £591 £590
90th Percentile £675 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £495 £525
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 449 229 1,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.29% 12.91% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 153 826
10th Percentile £313 £326 £303
25th Percentile £425 £413 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.94%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £648 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £490 £525
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
10th Percentile £22.00 £17.18 £12.73
25th Percentile £23.50 £20.44 £18.68
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.25 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.51% +4.58%
75th Percentile £30.50 £32.44 £21.88
90th Percentile £32.00 £35.93 £39.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.19% +25.00% +5.00%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the City of London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in the City of London

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 54 (98.18%) JIRA
2 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Scrum
4 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 19 (34.55%) Java
6 17 (30.91%) GitHub
7 15 (27.27%) DevOps
7 15 (27.27%) Docker
7 15 (27.27%) Microservices
8 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.00%) Spring
9 11 (20.00%) Python
9 11 (20.00%) Social Skills
10 10 (18.18%) Ansible
10 10 (18.18%) Finance
11 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.36%) Azure
11 9 (16.36%) AWS
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.55%) GCP
12 8 (14.55%) Spring Boot
13 7 (12.73%) Kubernetes
13 7 (12.73%) SDLC
13 7 (12.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.73%) User Stories
13 7 (12.73%) Node.js
13 7 (12.73%) Maven
13 7 (12.73%) TDD

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 4 (7.27%) Headless CMS
4 3 (5.45%) Magnolia
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.82%) SAS
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) InVision
3 2 (3.64%) Marvel
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) Sketch
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) GitHub
2 9 (16.36%) AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Azure
3 8 (14.55%) GCP
4 5 (9.09%) IaaS
5 4 (7.27%) Miro
5 4 (7.27%) Serverless
5 4 (7.27%) Slack
6 3 (5.45%) PaaS
6 3 (5.45%) SaaS
7 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.64%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 2 (3.64%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.64%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.82%) npm
8 1 (1.82%) NuGet
8 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
1 5 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (98.18%) JIRA
2 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.73%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.27%) JUnit
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.64%) Axure RP
8 2 (3.64%) CircleCI
8 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.64%) GitLab
8 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.64%) Protractor
9 1 (1.82%) FishEye
9 1 (1.82%) Redmine
9 1 (1.82%) RSpec
9 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) International Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.45%) Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Product Owner
7 2 (3.64%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Digital Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Spring
2 8 (14.55%) Spring Boot
3 7 (12.73%) Node.js
4 6 (10.91%) REST
5 5 (9.09%) JSON
6 4 (7.27%) LDAP
7 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) CSS3
7 3 (5.45%) HTML
7 3 (5.45%) JSR 170
7 3 (5.45%) Kafka
7 3 (5.45%) OAuth
7 3 (5.45%) YAML
8 2 (3.64%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (3.64%) Flask
8 2 (3.64%) JWT
8 2 (3.64%) NgRx
8 2 (3.64%) React
8 2 (3.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) EPoS
3 1 (1.82%) Equities
3 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Scrum
3 15 (27.27%) DevOps
3 15 (27.27%) Microservices
4 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
4 7 (12.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 7 (12.73%) SDLC
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) User Stories
5 6 (10.91%) BDD
5 6 (10.91%) Epics
5 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.91%) Requirements Gathering
5 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.91%) User Research
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.09%) Kanban
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) Sprint Planning
6 5 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) Java 8
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Groovy
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) Java 11
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) JSX
8 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) OCPJP
4 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) EMIR
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) MiFID
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Docker
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) Veritas File System
4 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Ansible
2 7 (12.73%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.27%) Control-M
3 4 (7.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.27%) Netcool
3 4 (7.27%) QRadar
3 4 (7.27%) Terraform
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Kibana
4 3 (5.45%) Marathon
4 3 (5.45%) Mesos
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Packer
5 2 (3.64%) Puppet
6 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Splunk
3 4 (7.27%) BMC
3 4 (7.27%) CyberArk
3 4 (7.27%) EMC
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) Qualys
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) New Relic
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.64%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.82%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.82%) Serena