Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 83 114
Rank change year-on-year -35 +31 +42
Contract jobs citing Confluence 19 113 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 2.49% 2.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.31% 16.69% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 80 114
Median daily rate £490 £539 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +0.23% +7.50%
10th Percentile £400 £357 £325
90th Percentile £575 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £490 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -6.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 301 677 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.43% 14.93% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 513 934
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £264 £288 £277
90th Percentile £665 £644 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +30.72% -8.38%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year -11.54% +38.59% -6.20%

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 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Atlassian
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Azure
5 5 (26.32%) AWS
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) System Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
7 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
7 3 (15.79%) Splunk
7 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Critical Thinking

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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Mule
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) GCP
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Slack
3 1 (5.26%) Akamai
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) FishEye
5 1 (5.26%) GitLab
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) jMock
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) REST Assured
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Serena SBM
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) International Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Product Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.26%) FpML
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) JAXB
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) JTA
3 1 (5.26%) JTS
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) User Stories
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Project Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Go
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) HiveQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) R
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) HDFS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.53%) QRadar
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Consul
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) Icinga
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Pingdom
2 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (10.53%) CyberArk
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Qualys
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Altiris
4 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
4 1 (5.26%) PagerDuty
4 1 (5.26%) Serena
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Talend