Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 159 219
Rank change year-on-year +27 +60 +154
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1,915 1,502 1,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.06% 1.66% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.25% 9.84% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,200 1,043 730
England median daily rate £488 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £342 £325 £319
90th Percentile £625 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £460
% change year-on-year -2.56% +6.09% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 2
England median hourly rate £43.63 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.72% -10.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £37.66 £34.25 £41.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £54.60 £48.25
UK median hourly rate £43.63 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.72% -10.00% -25.00%

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 15,631 15,262 18,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 16.82% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,337 9,980 12,341
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 394 453
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.55 £48.75 £45.95
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +20 985 £540 +8.00% 103
North of England +25 255 £415 -12.63% 37
South East +20 251 £450 -5.26% 56
Midlands +35 196 £425 -9.57% 37
West Midlands +13 157 £450 -5.26% 24
Yorkshire +4 126 £450 -8.16% 17
East of England +7 125 £450 -5.26% 26
North West +23 114 £400 -25.23% 16
South West +49 106 £425 - 36
East Midlands +29 39 £365 +8.02% 13
North East -26 16 £400 -25.23% 4
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 1,829 (95.51%) JIRA
2 1,390 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
3 755 (39.43%) Java
4 687 (35.87%) Jenkins
5 685 (35.77%) Scrum
6 669 (34.93%) Git (software)
7 563 (29.40%) Test Automation
8 490 (25.59%) DevOps
9 432 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
10 409 (21.36%) Linux
11 390 (20.37%) TDD
12 384 (20.05%) REST
13 380 (19.84%) JavaScript
14 359 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
15 345 (18.02%) Microservices
16 339 (17.70%) Finance
17 338 (17.65%) BDD
17 338 (17.65%) Atlassian
18 322 (16.81%) Docker
19 305 (15.93%) Selenium
20 303 (15.82%) SQL
21 280 (14.62%) Kanban
22 275 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
23 273 (14.26%) Security Cleared
24 263 (13.73%) Ansible
25 255 (13.32%) Python
26 252 (13.16%) Unix
27 234 (12.22%) User Stories
28 230 (12.01%) SC Cleared
29 227 (11.85%) Banking

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 93 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 66 (3.45%) Apache
4 49 (2.56%) WildFly
5 41 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 37 (1.93%) Apache Spark
6 37 (1.93%) CMS
7 36 (1.88%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.62%) Apache Solr
9 27 (1.41%) JBoss
10 25 (1.31%) nginx
11 24 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 20 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 20 (1.04%) OpenStack
12 20 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.84%) WordPress
15 10 (0.52%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.52%) SAS
16 9 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 71 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 62 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
4 45 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.78%) Photoshop
6 31 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.89%) InVision
8 14 (0.73%) HipChat
9 10 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.37%) Open Workbench
11 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.21%) Gliffy
13 3 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.16%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.052%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 25 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
5 5 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.052%) Magento
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 359 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (7.94%) GitHub
4 102 (5.33%) Slack
5 73 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 71 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
7 61 (3.19%) Serverless
8 55 (2.87%) Amazon S3
9 51 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
10 43 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 40 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
12 39 (2.04%) OpenShift
13 33 (1.72%) CloudFront
14 31 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.51%) BrowserStack
16 27 (1.41%) Route 53
17 24 (1.25%) PaaS
18 22 (1.15%) IaaS
19 20 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
20 19 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.66%) HTTP
2 39 (2.04%) Firewall
3 37 (1.93%) Internet
4 36 (1.88%) DNS
5 24 (1.25%) SSL
6 22 (1.15%) Kerberos
7 20 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 17 (0.89%) SSH
8 17 (0.89%) VPN
9 15 (0.78%) AMQP
9 15 (0.78%) SAN
10 12 (0.63%) Skype
10 12 (0.63%) SMS
11 11 (0.57%) X.509
12 9 (0.47%) DHCP
12 9 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (0.47%) OpenVPN
13 8 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (0.37%) Intranet
15 6 (0.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
2 150 (7.83%) Relational Database
3 143 (7.47%) SQL Server
4 138 (7.21%) MySQL
5 121 (6.32%) MongoDB
6 109 (5.69%) NoSQL
7 92 (4.80%) Big Data
8 81 (4.23%) Hadoop
9 68 (3.55%) RDBMS
10 53 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (2.72%) HBase
12 46 (2.40%) Oracle Database
13 37 (1.93%) Redis
14 34 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.31%) Pentaho
16 24 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 23 (1.20%) Apache Hive
17 23 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,829 (95.51%) JIRA
2 687 (35.87%) Jenkins
3 669 (34.93%) Git (software)
4 305 (15.93%) Selenium
5 218 (11.38%) Cucumber
6 206 (10.76%) Maven
7 196 (10.23%) Bitbucket
8 183 (9.56%) JUnit
9 124 (6.48%) SonarQube
10 114 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 112 (5.85%) JMeter
12 111 (5.80%) SoapUI
13 108 (5.64%) Subversion
14 100 (5.22%) TeamCity
15 86 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
16 85 (4.44%) Artifactory
17 84 (4.39%) Vagrant
18 81 (4.23%) WebDriver
19 68 (3.55%) Checkstyle
20 64 (3.34%) Mockito
General
1 339 (17.70%) Finance
2 227 (11.85%) Banking
3 65 (3.39%) Retail
4 46 (2.40%) Marketing
5 42 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.36%) Front Office
7 22 (1.15%) Games
8 19 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.94%) Legal
10 15 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.78%) Law
11 14 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.42%) Electronics
13 8 (0.42%) Publishing
14 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.26%) Automotive
16 4 (0.21%) Advertising
17 3 (0.16%) Back Office
17 3 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 576 (30.08%) Developer
2 324 (16.92%) Analyst
3 203 (10.60%) Java Developer
4 190 (9.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 159 (8.30%) Business Analyst
6 102 (5.33%) Tester
7 89 (4.65%) Scrum Master
8 85 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 78 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 72 (3.76%) Architect
11 70 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 62 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 55 (2.87%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 54 (2.82%) Automation Tester
14 54 (2.82%) Consultant
15 53 (2.77%) Scala Developer
16 52 (2.72%) Software Engineer
17 51 (2.66%) AWS Engineer
18 50 (2.61%) AWS DevOps
19 49 (2.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (20.05%) REST
2 221 (11.54%) Web Services
3 216 (11.28%) RESTful
4 215 (11.23%) Spring
5 196 (10.23%) HTML
6 191 (9.97%) CSS
7 175 (9.14%) Node.js
8 171 (8.93%) JSON
9 151 (7.89%) XML
10 148 (7.73%) AngularJS
11 140 (7.31%) HTML5
12 128 (6.68%) SOAP
13 124 (6.48%) Hibernate
14 112 (5.85%) CSS3
15 105 (5.48%) .NET
16 97 (5.07%) Gherkin
17 86 (4.49%) JMS
18 85 (4.44%) Kafka
19 79 (4.13%) React
20 70 (3.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.04%) User Experience
2 142 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
4 51 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.30%) Fintech
7 41 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (2.14%) Wiki
8 39 (2.04%) iPad
9 38 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.62%) Data Centre
11 28 (1.46%) PKI
12 26 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 25 (1.31%) Computer Science
14 23 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.15%) Fixed Income
16 21 (1.10%) Equities
17 18 (0.94%) Algorithms
18 16 (0.84%) Cloud Native
18 16 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 409 (21.36%) Linux
2 252 (13.16%) Unix
3 195 (10.18%) Windows
4 65 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 60 (3.13%) VMS
6 56 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (2.40%) Android
8 36 (1.88%) CentOS
9 31 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.36%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.63%) Solaris
13 10 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.31%) zOS
17 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.21%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
19 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,390 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (35.77%) Scrum
3 563 (29.40%) Test Automation
4 490 (25.59%) DevOps
5 432 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
6 390 (20.37%) TDD
7 345 (18.02%) Microservices
8 338 (17.65%) BDD
9 280 (14.62%) Kanban
10 275 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
11 234 (12.22%) User Stories
12 213 (11.12%) Configuration Management
13 204 (10.65%) SDLC
14 172 (8.98%) OO
15 161 (8.41%) Open Source
16 144 (7.52%) Coaching
16 144 (7.52%) Software Engineering
17 134 (7.00%) Mentoring
18 131 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
19 130 (6.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 755 (39.43%) Java
2 380 (19.84%) JavaScript
3 303 (15.82%) SQL
4 255 (13.32%) Python
5 146 (7.62%) Java 8
6 139 (7.26%) Bash Shell
7 112 (5.85%) C#
8 110 (5.74%) Groovy
9 106 (5.54%) Ruby
10 94 (4.91%) Scala
11 75 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 68 (3.55%) PowerShell
13 60 (3.13%) Perl
14 58 (3.03%) PL/SQL
15 52 (2.72%) JPQL
16 49 (2.56%) PHP
17 45 (2.35%) C++
18 39 (2.04%) Go
19 33 (1.72%) C
20 16 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 273 (14.26%) Security Cleared
2 230 (12.01%) SC Cleared
3 103 (5.38%) Degree
4 64 (3.34%) ISEB
5 63 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 61 (3.19%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.84%) CCNA
11 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.73%) PMP
12 13 (0.68%) MCSE
13 12 (0.63%) AWS Certification
13 12 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.47%) DBS Check
15 9 (0.47%) MCSA
15 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (11.70%) QA
2 52 (2.72%) PMO
3 25 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.31%) GDPR
4 16 (0.84%) MiFID
4 16 (0.84%) WCAG
5 7 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.26%) PSD2
7 5 (0.26%) SLA
8 2 (0.10%) IFRS
8 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 322 (16.81%) Docker
2 43 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.36%) HDFS
4 22 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 21 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.68%) Squid
7 11 (0.57%) Postfix
8 10 (0.52%) vCloud
9 9 (0.47%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.31%) LXC
11 5 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.16%) XenApp
13 2 (0.10%) ACF2
13 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 263 (13.73%) Ansible
2 153 (7.99%) Terraform
3 141 (7.36%) Kubernetes
4 132 (6.89%) Puppet
5 107 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (2.25%) Grafana
7 42 (2.19%) Kibana
8 25 (1.31%) Salt
9 20 (1.04%) Graphite
9 20 (1.04%) HP ALM
10 19 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (0.84%) logstash
12 15 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (0.78%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.73%) Graylog
13 14 (0.73%) Mesos
13 14 (0.73%) Rancher
14 13 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
14 13 (0.68%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.63%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 338 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 196 (10.23%) Oracle
3 126 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 104 (5.43%) Google
5 61 (3.19%) VMware
6 59 (3.08%) Adobe
7 54 (2.82%) IBM
8 51 (2.66%) Red Hat
9 44 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (2.25%) Splunk
11 37 (1.93%) SAP
12 34 (1.78%) Sybase
13 32 (1.67%) Cisco
14 30 (1.57%) HP
15 23 (1.20%) Zend
16 19 (0.99%) AppDynamics
16 19 (0.99%) hybris
17 16 (0.84%) Pega
17 16 (0.84%) webMethods
18 15 (0.78%) BEA