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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
London / City of London
Rank 93 128 170
Rank change year-on-year +35 +42  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 61 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.01% 0.91% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.63% 5.57% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 14
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £805 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 574 539 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.93% 16.36% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 400 611
Median daily rate £475 £439 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.80 £14.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the City of London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in the City of London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in the City of London

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 92 (100.00%) JIRA
2 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) Finance
4 32 (34.78%) SQL
4 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 31 (33.70%) Git (software)
6 30 (32.61%) DevOps
7 29 (31.52%) Linux
8 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 23 (25.00%) Java
10 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (22.83%) Python
11 21 (22.83%) Scrum
12 20 (21.74%) Atlassian
12 20 (21.74%) Banking
13 18 (19.57%) HTML
13 18 (19.57%) Oracle
14 17 (18.48%) Unix
14 17 (18.48%) Bitbucket
15 14 (15.22%) HTML5
15 14 (15.22%) CSS
15 14 (15.22%) TDD
15 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.13%) QA
16 13 (14.13%) Project Management
16 13 (14.13%) Open Source
16 13 (14.13%) BDD
17 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
17 12 (13.04%) Windows
17 12 (13.04%) jQuery

Confluence
Top Related 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) JBoss
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.17%) Drupal
4 2 (2.17%) Mule
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
5 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) HipChat
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.70%) Slack
2 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.35%) GitHub
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.17%) IaaS
6 2 (2.17%) PaaS
6 2 (2.17%) Trello
7 1 (1.09%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) LDAP
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) DMZ
3 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Big Data
2 11 (11.96%) MySQL
2 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.35%) MariaDB
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.26%) QlikView
7 3 (3.26%) VLDB
8 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.09%) OLTP
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 92 (100.00%) JIRA
2 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 31 (33.70%) Git (software)
4 17 (18.48%) Bitbucket
5 8 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.61%) JUnit
7 6 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (6.52%) Subversion
7 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.35%) Selenium
9 3 (3.26%) jMock
9 3 (3.26%) Maven
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.26%) Zephyr
10 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
General
1 37 (40.22%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.26%) Front Office
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Architect
4 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) DBA
6 6 (6.52%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.35%) Django Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Development DBA
9 3 (3.26%) Python Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) HTML
2 14 (15.22%) CSS
2 14 (15.22%) HTML5
3 12 (13.04%) jQuery
4 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.87%) REST
5 9 (9.78%) D3.js
5 9 (9.78%) Django
6 8 (8.70%) Node.js
7 6 (6.52%) .NET
7 6 (6.52%) Highcharts JS
8 5 (5.43%) XML
9 4 (4.35%) J2EE
9 4 (4.35%) JSON
9 4 (4.35%) LAMP
9 4 (4.35%) Middleware
9 4 (4.35%) SOAP
9 4 (4.35%) XML Schema
9 4 (4.35%) XSLT
10 3 (3.26%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Fintech
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.43%) Equities
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) User Experience
5 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) Derivative
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.26%) PKI
7 2 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.17%) STB
8 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.09%) Social Gaming
8 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 17 (18.48%) Unix
3 12 (13.04%) Windows
4 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) CentOS
7 1 (1.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) DevOps
3 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (22.83%) Scrum
5 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.22%) TDD
6 13 (14.13%) BDD
6 13 (14.13%) Open Source
6 13 (14.13%) Project Management
7 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.96%) Data Management
8 10 (10.87%) Microservices
9 9 (9.78%) Kanban
9 9 (9.78%) User Stories
10 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.61%) SDLC
12 6 (6.52%) ITSM
12 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.00%) Java
4 21 (22.83%) Python
5 10 (10.87%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.70%) Ruby
7 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.35%) PHP
10 3 (3.26%) Apex Code
10 3 (3.26%) C#
10 3 (3.26%) Groovy
10 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.17%) C++
11 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.17%) SOQL
11 2 (2.17%) SOSL
12 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) PMO
3 3 (3.26%) MiFID
3 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.17%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.09%) COBIT
5 1 (1.09%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Ansible
1 11 (11.96%) Puppet
2 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.26%) Galera Cluster
3 3 (3.26%) Terraform
4 2 (2.17%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (2.17%) HockeyApp
4 2 (2.17%) MOM
4 2 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.09%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Atlassian
2 18 (19.57%) Oracle
3 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.52%) WorldPay
5 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.26%) Apple
6 3 (3.26%) F5
6 3 (3.26%) New Relic
6 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.26%) Tableau
7 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) IBM
7 2 (2.17%) Informatica
7 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.17%) Splunk
7 2 (2.17%) Sybase
7 2 (2.17%) Veracode
7 2 (2.17%) VMware
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