Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 14 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 129 154
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 +53
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1,785 1,986 1,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.13% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.20% 12.72% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,176 1,233 1,115
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £360 £346 £335
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +4.21% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 6
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.63 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.77% +7.72% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27.15 £38.80 £34.25
90th Percentile £69.00 £50.33 £65.22
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £43.63 £40.50
% change year-on-year +0.29% +7.72% -10.00%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,742 15,614 15,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.04% 16.72% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,662 10,278 9,970
England median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £627 £606
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 391 378
England median hourly rate £20.52 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.56% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in England

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in England

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in England

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Confluence in England

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Confluence in England

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the England region over the 6 months to 14 October 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
London +8 842 £525 - 107
South East +43 292 £438 -2.78% 44
North of England +14 229 £450 +5.88% 39
Midlands +13 167 £475 +11.76% 24
South West +7 145 £475 +11.76% 28
West Midlands +10 140 £475 +5.56% 17
Yorkshire +22 123 £450 - 21
East of England +7 107 £453 +0.56% 16
North West -25 65 £488 +21.88% 12
North East +38 41 £450 - 6
East Midlands +15 27 £475 +30.29% 7
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,735 (97.20%) JIRA
2 1,288 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
3 617 (34.57%) Scrum
4 530 (29.69%) DevOps
5 513 (28.74%) Jenkins
6 464 (25.99%) Java
7 435 (24.37%) Git (software)
8 373 (20.90%) AWS
9 372 (20.84%) SQL
10 335 (18.77%) Docker
11 326 (18.26%) Test Automation
12 305 (17.09%) Linux
13 297 (16.64%) Atlassian
14 284 (15.91%) Finance
15 281 (15.74%) Security Cleared
16 276 (15.46%) Azure
17 264 (14.79%) JavaScript
18 239 (13.39%) Microservices
19 232 (13.00%) Python
20 220 (12.32%) SC Cleared
21 217 (12.16%) User Stories
22 214 (11.99%) Ansible
23 211 (11.82%) TDD
24 210 (11.76%) GitHub
25 207 (11.60%) Kanban
26 202 (11.32%) BDD
27 197 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
28 196 (10.98%) JSON
29 189 (10.59%) REST
30 186 (10.42%) Selenium

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 61 (3.42%) Apache
2 59 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.58%) nginx
4 44 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (2.46%) WebLogic
5 37 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.40%) JBoss
7 24 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 21 (1.18%) Mule
9 20 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 18 (1.01%) CMS
10 18 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.78%) Jupyter
12 14 (0.78%) SAP Portal
12 14 (0.78%) SAS
13 13 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.56%) Anypoint
14 10 (0.56%) GeoServer
15 9 (0.50%) Camunda
Applications
1 82 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 37 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.90%) GIMP
6 16 (0.90%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.78%) InVision
7 14 (0.78%) Sketch
8 9 (0.50%) FileZilla
9 7 (0.39%) Notepad++
10 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (0.90%) SAP HCM
2 14 (0.78%) assyst
3 12 (0.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 9 (0.50%) Sonata
5 8 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
6 7 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.28%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.17%) CA PPM
10 3 (0.17%) Magento
11 2 (0.11%) SAP APO
11 2 (0.11%) SAP IBP
11 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.056%) Odoo
12 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
12 1 (0.056%) SAP MDM
12 1 (0.056%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 373 (20.90%) AWS
2 276 (15.46%) Azure
3 210 (11.76%) GitHub
4 86 (4.82%) Serverless
5 71 (3.98%) AWS Lambda
6 67 (3.75%) Amazon S3
7 66 (3.70%) GCP
8 65 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
9 59 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 55 (3.08%) Slack
11 53 (2.97%) OpenShift
12 51 (2.86%) PaaS
13 50 (2.80%) Trello
14 48 (2.69%) npm
15 47 (2.63%) SaaS
16 46 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 44 (2.46%) Office 365
18 41 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
18 41 (2.30%) Power Platform
19 40 (2.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.68%) Firewall
2 27 (1.51%) VPN
3 26 (1.46%) DNS
4 25 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.23%) FTP
6 19 (1.06%) WAN
7 18 (1.01%) HTTP
7 18 (1.01%) Internet
7 18 (1.01%) LAN
8 17 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (0.84%) SSL
10 13 (0.73%) DHCP
11 11 (0.62%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.50%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.45%) PuTTY
14 8 (0.45%) WinSCP
15 6 (0.34%) SMS
15 6 (0.34%) SSH
16 5 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.32%) MySQL
3 84 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 63 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 49 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
6 41 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (2.24%) Hadoop
8 35 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 32 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 31 (1.74%) Big Data
12 29 (1.62%) Power BI
13 27 (1.51%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.29%) HBase
15 22 (1.23%) Pentaho
16 17 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (0.95%) DB2
17 16 (0.90%) Blockchain
18 15 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,735 (97.20%) JIRA
2 513 (28.74%) Jenkins
3 435 (24.37%) Git (software)
4 186 (10.42%) Selenium
5 179 (10.03%) Bitbucket
6 172 (9.64%) Maven
7 155 (8.68%) Cucumber
8 91 (5.10%) JUnit
9 88 (4.93%) GitLab
10 70 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
11 65 (3.64%) Mockito
12 57 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 57 (3.19%) JMeter
13 55 (3.08%) Jasmine
14 45 (2.52%) Gradle
14 45 (2.52%) Protractor
15 44 (2.46%) IntelliJ
16 43 (2.41%) Artifactory
16 43 (2.41%) Subversion
17 37 (2.07%) SonarQube
General
1 284 (15.91%) Finance
2 146 (8.18%) Public Sector
3 143 (8.01%) Banking
4 77 (4.31%) Retail
5 39 (2.18%) Marketing
6 34 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.79%) Front Office
8 25 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.29%) Games
10 22 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.78%) Advertising
14 12 (0.67%) Billing
15 9 (0.50%) Law
15 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.39%) Legal
17 6 (0.34%) Back Office
18 5 (0.28%) Automotive
18 5 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 485 (27.17%) Developer
2 311 (17.42%) Analyst
3 184 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 179 (10.03%) Business Analyst
5 106 (5.94%) Scrum Master
6 104 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 70 (3.92%) Architect
8 67 (3.75%) Tester
9 55 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 54 (3.03%) Test Analyst
11 53 (2.97%) AWS Engineer
11 53 (2.97%) Project Manager
12 50 (2.80%) Consultant
13 49 (2.75%) AWS DevOps
14 45 (2.52%) Product Manager
15 42 (2.35%) Angular Developer
15 42 (2.35%) Senior Developer
16 38 (2.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 38 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
17 36 (2.02%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (10.98%) JSON
2 189 (10.59%) REST
3 178 (9.97%) Web Services
4 152 (8.52%) AngularJS
5 150 (8.40%) RESTful
5 150 (8.40%) Spring
6 138 (7.73%) HTML
6 138 (7.73%) Node.js
7 136 (7.62%) CSS
8 108 (6.05%) XML
9 106 (5.94%) .NET
10 81 (4.54%) React
11 72 (4.03%) Spring Boot
12 66 (3.70%) HTML5
13 56 (3.14%) Hibernate
14 55 (3.08%) SOAP
15 52 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
16 51 (2.86%) jQuery
17 48 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.63%) User Experience
2 119 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 40 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.85%) PKI
7 31 (1.74%) NHS
8 26 (1.46%) Cloud Native
8 26 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 20 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (0.95%) Data Centre
11 17 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.78%) Derivative
12 14 (0.78%) Equities
13 13 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
13 13 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
14 12 (0.67%) iPad
14 12 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 305 (17.09%) Linux
2 173 (9.69%) Windows
3 156 (8.74%) Unix
4 42 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.30%) Android
6 36 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 31 (1.74%) CentOS
8 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.67%) HPUX
11 10 (0.56%) Debian
12 8 (0.45%) VMS
13 7 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.39%) SUSE
13 7 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.22%) AIX
16 3 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,288 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (34.57%) Scrum
3 530 (29.69%) DevOps
4 326 (18.26%) Test Automation
5 239 (13.39%) Microservices
6 217 (12.16%) User Stories
7 211 (11.82%) TDD
8 207 (11.60%) Kanban
9 202 (11.32%) BDD
10 197 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
11 160 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (7.45%) Coaching
13 118 (6.61%) Business Analysis
14 117 (6.55%) Configuration Management
15 116 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 114 (6.39%) Waterfall
17 110 (6.16%) Project Management
18 104 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
19 100 (5.60%) Mentoring
20 98 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 464 (25.99%) Java
2 372 (20.84%) SQL
3 264 (14.79%) JavaScript
4 232 (13.00%) Python
5 125 (7.00%) C#
6 94 (5.27%) Bash Shell
7 90 (5.04%) C
8 82 (4.59%) Java 8
9 69 (3.87%) TypeScript
10 67 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 58 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 55 (3.08%) Ruby
13 54 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 51 (2.86%) Groovy
15 43 (2.41%) Perl
16 42 (2.35%) C++
16 42 (2.35%) T-SQL
17 36 (2.02%) ES6
18 35 (1.96%) PHP
19 34 (1.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 281 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 220 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 74 (4.15%) Degree
4 49 (2.75%) ISEB
5 47 (2.63%) AWS Certification
6 41 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 38 (2.13%) ISTQB
8 32 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.62%) MCSA
10 26 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.62%) RHCE
14 10 (0.56%) CISSP
14 10 (0.56%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.45%) PMP
16 6 (0.34%) CCENT
16 6 (0.34%) HND
17 5 (0.28%) CCNA
17 5 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (8.40%) QA
2 27 (1.51%) PMO
3 16 (0.90%) SLA
4 15 (0.84%) GDPR
5 12 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.34%) NIST
7 3 (0.17%) JTAG
7 3 (0.17%) MiFID
7 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) WCAG
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.056%) HL7
9 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 335 (18.77%) Docker
2 41 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.73%) vSphere
6 8 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.39%) Firmware
7 7 (0.39%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.34%) HDFS
8 6 (0.34%) PowerDNS
9 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.28%) Varnish
9 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.22%) pfSense
10 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.056%) iptables
12 1 (0.056%) KVM
12 1 (0.056%) XenApp
12 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 214 (11.99%) Ansible
2 183 (10.25%) Terraform
3 151 (8.46%) Kubernetes
4 61 (3.42%) Puppet
5 56 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (2.80%) Packer
7 48 (2.69%) Consul
8 15 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (0.67%) Kibana
10 12 (0.67%) WMI
11 11 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.56%) Salt
12 10 (0.56%) SCCM
13 9 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (0.39%) Nagios
14 7 (0.39%) Prometheus
15 6 (0.34%) logstash
15 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 297 (16.64%) Atlassian
2 176 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 155 (8.68%) Oracle
4 111 (6.22%) Splunk
5 99 (5.55%) Google
6 76 (4.26%) SAP
7 65 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 56 (3.14%) VMware
9 49 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (2.69%) Adobe
11 47 (2.63%) AppDynamics
12 35 (1.96%) webMethods
13 31 (1.74%) ServiceNow
14 29 (1.62%) MuleSoft
15 26 (1.46%) HP
16 23 (1.29%) IBM
17 22 (1.23%) BEA
18 20 (1.12%) Cloudera
19 14 (0.78%) Informatica
19 14 (0.78%) Tableau