Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 104 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +35
Contract jobs citing Confluence 86 24 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.15% 1.16% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.84% 9.30% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 15 82
10th Percentile £450 £407 £350
25th Percentile £475 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £600
90th Percentile £675 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £558 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +6.19% - -4.55%

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 482 258 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.05% 12.49% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 175 568
10th Percentile £350 £278 £263
25th Percentile £433 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £534 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £637 £600 £594
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
10th Percentile £20.02 £15.43 £19.60
25th Percentile £20.39 £18.27 £20.31
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +19.48%
75th Percentile £30.88 - £25.88
90th Percentile £35.60 - £35.55
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +21.05%

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 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 84 (97.67%) JIRA
2 60 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.72%) Finance
3 29 (33.72%) Scrum
4 28 (32.56%) Java
5 27 (31.40%) Social Skills
6 23 (26.74%) CI/CD
6 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
7 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
8 19 (22.09%) DevOps
9 16 (18.60%) AWS
10 15 (17.44%) Microservices
11 14 (16.28%) Docker
11 14 (16.28%) User Stories
11 14 (16.28%) SQL
12 13 (15.12%) Banking
12 13 (15.12%) GitHub
12 13 (15.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 12 (13.95%) User Research
14 11 (12.79%) Azure
14 11 (12.79%) Linux
14 11 (12.79%) Python
15 10 (11.63%) Project Management
15 10 (11.63%) TeamCity
15 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (11.63%) Bitbucket
15 10 (11.63%) User Experience
15 10 (11.63%) Kubernetes
15 10 (11.63%) Epics
16 9 (10.47%) Ansible

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 6 (6.98%) CMS
1 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) Magnolia
3 4 (4.65%) Headless CMS
4 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) InVision
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.16%) Sketch
3 1 (1.16%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) AWS
2 13 (15.12%) GitHub
3 11 (12.79%) Azure
4 7 (8.14%) Miro
5 6 (6.98%) Figma
6 5 (5.81%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.65%) GCP
7 4 (4.65%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (4.65%) Nutanix
8 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.49%) Serverless
9 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
9 2 (2.33%) PaaS
9 2 (2.33%) Slack
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.16%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (1.16%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) DNS
1 5 (5.81%) Kerberos
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) Intranet
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) HBase
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.16%) Power BI
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (97.67%) JIRA
2 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
3 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.63%) Bitbucket
4 10 (11.63%) TeamCity
5 9 (10.47%) Subversion
6 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.81%) GitLab
6 5 (5.81%) Maven
7 4 (4.65%) Artifactory
7 4 (4.65%) JUnit
7 4 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.49%) Selenium
9 2 (2.33%) JMeter
9 2 (2.33%) Serena SBM
9 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.16%) gulp
10 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 27 (31.40%) Social Skills
3 13 (15.12%) Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.65%) Legal
6 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.49%) International Banking
6 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.49%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (3.49%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.33%) Front Office
7 2 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Business Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Developer
3 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Scrum Master
4 7 (8.14%) Designer
4 7 (8.14%) Release Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Senior Designer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior UI Designer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior UX Designer
4 7 (8.14%) UI Designer
4 7 (8.14%) UI/UX Designer
4 7 (8.14%) UX Designer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Tester
8 3 (3.49%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) REST
2 6 (6.98%) Spring
3 5 (5.81%) J2EE
3 5 (5.81%) Node.js
3 5 (5.81%) React
3 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
4 4 (4.65%) .NET
4 4 (4.65%) JSON
4 4 (4.65%) JSR 170
4 4 (4.65%) LDAP
4 4 (4.65%) YAML
5 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.49%) HTML
5 3 (3.49%) J2SE
5 3 (3.49%) JWT
5 3 (3.49%) OAuth
6 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.33%) CSS
6 2 (2.33%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.49%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.16%) EMV
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Equities
5 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Unix
3 8 (9.30%) Windows
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.33%) CentOS
6 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.16%) SUSE
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) Scrum
3 23 (26.74%) CI/CD
4 19 (22.09%) DevOps
5 15 (17.44%) Microservices
6 14 (16.28%) User Stories
7 13 (15.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 12 (13.95%) User Research
9 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.63%) Epics
9 10 (11.63%) Project Management
10 9 (10.47%) BDD
10 9 (10.47%) UX Design
11 8 (9.30%) Data Science
11 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.30%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 8 (9.30%) UX Research
12 7 (8.14%) Release Management
12 7 (8.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) SQL
3 11 (12.79%) Python
4 9 (10.47%) Groovy
5 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.14%) Java 8
7 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.65%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.49%) Java 11
9 3 (3.49%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.49%) VBA
10 2 (2.33%) Bash
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) Perl
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) R
11 1 (1.16%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) OCPJP
4 3 (3.49%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.16%) CEH
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.16%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) Accessibility
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) GDPR
3 2 (2.33%) EMIR
3 2 (2.33%) MiFID
4 1 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) HDFS
4 1 (1.16%) NFS
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.47%) Ansible
3 6 (6.98%) Terraform
4 4 (4.65%) Control-M
4 4 (4.65%) Kibana
4 4 (4.65%) Marathon
4 4 (4.65%) Mesos
4 4 (4.65%) Packer
4 4 (4.65%) QRadar
4 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.49%) Netcool
5 3 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.33%) Icinga
6 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.33%) Puppet
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.16%) Consul
7 1 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Google
3 5 (5.81%) Splunk
4 4 (4.65%) BMC
4 4 (4.65%) CyberArk
4 4 (4.65%) EMC
4 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 4 (4.65%) New Relic
4 4 (4.65%) Qualys
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.49%) Sun
6 2 (2.33%) Infoblox
6 2 (2.33%) Serena
7 1 (1.16%) MarketAxess
7 1 (1.16%) Pega
7 1 (1.16%) Tradeweb