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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Confluence
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 246 363
Rank change year-on-year +79 +117  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 628 490 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.01% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.87% 5.61% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 322 177
Median daily rate £463 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7084 8739 9030
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.67% 17.94% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4558 5940 5751
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 204 307
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 309 £475 -5.00% 50
South East +41 82 £438 +2.94% 10
West Midlands +41 54 £500 +16.95% 10
Yorkshire +34 47 £430 -3.26% 8
East of England +16 44 £478 +3.24% 2
North West +49 29 £450 +5.88% 19
South West 0 27 £425 -29.16% 3
North East +73 17 £475 +35.61% 2
East Midlands +2 17 £338 -25.00% 2
Midlands +14 2 - - 12
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1283 (97.86%) JIRA
2 908 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
3 484 (36.92%) Git (software)
4 482 (36.77%) Scrum
4 482 (36.77%) Java
5 436 (33.26%) Jenkins
6 393 (29.98%) Linux
7 392 (29.90%) DevOps
8 346 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
9 333 (25.40%) Test Automation
10 290 (22.12%) Atlassian
11 283 (21.59%) HTML
11 283 (21.59%) TDD
12 273 (20.82%) Spring
13 244 (18.61%) CSS
14 241 (18.38%) Python
15 231 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
16 229 (17.47%) REST
17 227 (17.32%) Finance
18 226 (17.24%) Configuration Management
19 225 (17.16%) Open Source
20 223 (17.01%) BDD
21 219 (16.70%) Docker
22 217 (16.55%) HTML5
23 212 (16.17%) Ansible
24 210 (16.02%) JavaScript
25 206 (15.71%) Kanban
26 192 (14.65%) Ruby
27 177 (13.50%) Puppet
27 177 (13.50%) CSS3

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 79 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (4.50%) Apache
3 58 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 54 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 39 (2.97%) Apache Solr
6 33 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 30 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (1.91%) CMS
9 23 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.68%) JBoss
11 21 (1.60%) Apache Spark
12 20 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 20 (1.53%) SharePoint
13 19 (1.45%) OpenStack
14 16 (1.22%) nginx
15 14 (1.07%) IIS
15 14 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.76%) Anypoint
17 7 (0.53%) SAS
18 6 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 37 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 31 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (1.53%) HipChat
6 15 (1.14%) Photoshop
7 14 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.15%) InVision
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.076%) Mingle
9 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.076%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Staffware
8 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.15%) Unica
9 1 (0.076%) Actimize
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.076%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.076%) Maximo
9 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.076%) RMDS
9 1 (0.076%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 231 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (8.39%) GitHub
4 35 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 33 (2.52%) Amazon S3
6 30 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 27 (2.06%) Slack
8 26 (1.98%) Trello
9 25 (1.91%) PaaS
10 23 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (1.60%) SaaS
12 17 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (0.84%) IaaS
15 9 (0.69%) G Suite
16 7 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.53%) Basecamp
16 7 (0.53%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 110 (8.39%) HTTP
2 21 (1.60%) DNS
2 21 (1.60%) LDAP
3 18 (1.37%) Firewall
4 16 (1.22%) Internet
4 16 (1.22%) VPN
5 13 (0.99%) OpenVPN
5 13 (0.99%) SSL
6 12 (0.92%) Kerberos
7 11 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
7 11 (0.84%) SSH
8 9 (0.69%) Intranet
9 8 (0.61%) LAN
9 8 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.53%) VoIP
10 7 (0.53%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.46%) AMQP
11 6 (0.46%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
2 102 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 90 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 67 (5.11%) MySQL
5 60 (4.58%) NoSQL
6 59 (4.50%) Big Data
7 51 (3.89%) Oracle Database
8 50 (3.81%) SQL Server
9 44 (3.36%) Hadoop
10 39 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.67%) HBase
12 32 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
13 23 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (1.45%) Endeca
16 19 (1.45%) Redis
17 16 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
18 14 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1283 (97.86%) JIRA
2 484 (36.92%) Git (software)
3 436 (33.26%) Jenkins
4 161 (12.28%) JUnit
5 158 (12.05%) Subversion
6 157 (11.98%) Selenium
7 153 (11.67%) Bitbucket
7 153 (11.67%) Cucumber
8 134 (10.22%) Maven
9 129 (9.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 88 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 69 (5.26%) TeamCity
12 61 (4.65%) WebDriver
13 54 (4.12%) Gradle
14 50 (3.81%) IntelliJ
15 47 (3.59%) JMeter
15 47 (3.59%) SoapUI
16 45 (3.43%) GitLab
17 37 (2.82%) Jasmine
17 37 (2.82%) SonarQube
General
1 227 (17.32%) Finance
2 154 (11.75%) Banking
3 68 (5.19%) Retail
4 37 (2.82%) Marketing
5 26 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.68%) Games
8 15 (1.14%) Publishing
9 13 (0.99%) Back Office
9 13 (0.99%) Legal
9 13 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.92%) Electronics
11 10 (0.76%) Front Office
12 9 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.38%) Advertising
15 4 (0.31%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 397 (30.28%) Developer
2 188 (14.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 176 (13.42%) Analyst
4 139 (10.60%) Java Developer
5 111 (8.47%) Architect
6 109 (8.31%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.11%) Scala Developer
8 64 (4.88%) Tester
9 55 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
10 48 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
11 46 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
12 41 (3.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 41 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 41 (3.13%) Project Manager
13 40 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
14 39 (2.97%) Automation Tester
15 37 (2.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 37 (2.82%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
17 35 (2.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (21.59%) HTML
2 273 (20.82%) Spring
3 244 (18.61%) CSS
4 229 (17.47%) REST
5 217 (16.55%) HTML5
6 177 (13.50%) CSS3
7 171 (13.04%) RESTful
8 152 (11.59%) JSON
9 136 (10.37%) Web Services
10 119 (9.08%) AngularJS
11 105 (8.01%) Django
12 100 (7.63%) Spring MVC
13 98 (7.48%) XML
14 91 (6.94%) Play Framework
15 90 (6.86%) Ajax
16 81 (6.18%) Ruby on Rails
17 79 (6.03%) Guice
18 78 (5.95%) Spring Boot
19 70 (5.34%) SOAP
20 69 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.81%) User Experience
3 59 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.75%) Public Cloud
6 34 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 31 (2.36%) iPad
9 25 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (1.91%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
11 21 (1.60%) Equities
12 20 (1.53%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.53%) Social Media
13 18 (1.37%) Video on Demand
13 18 (1.37%) Wiki
14 16 (1.22%) Fintech
15 14 (1.07%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.07%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 393 (29.98%) Linux
2 169 (12.89%) Windows
3 122 (9.31%) Unix
4 95 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (5.57%) CentOS
6 49 (3.74%) Windows Server
7 42 (3.20%) Apple iOS
8 38 (2.90%) Android
9 22 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.69%) Solaris
13 6 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.23%) Debian
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.23%) zOS
16 2 (0.15%) VMS
17 1 (0.076%) VxWorks
17 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 908 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (36.77%) Scrum
3 392 (29.90%) DevOps
4 346 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
5 333 (25.40%) Test Automation
6 283 (21.59%) TDD
7 226 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 225 (17.16%) Open Source
9 223 (17.01%) BDD
10 206 (15.71%) Kanban
11 171 (13.04%) User Stories
12 163 (12.43%) Microservices
13 136 (10.37%) MVC
14 125 (9.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 123 (9.38%) SOA
16 111 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
17 97 (7.40%) Software Engineering
18 96 (7.32%) Project Management
19 94 (7.17%) SDLC
20 91 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 482 (36.77%) Java
2 241 (18.38%) Python
3 210 (16.02%) JavaScript
4 192 (14.65%) Ruby
5 165 (12.59%) SQL
6 134 (10.22%) Scala
7 117 (8.92%) C#
8 92 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 46 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.05%) Groovy
11 38 (2.90%) Perl
12 37 (2.82%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.52%) C
14 29 (2.21%) C++
15 28 (2.14%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 20 (1.53%) PHP
18 12 (0.92%) Apex Code
18 12 (0.92%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 173 (13.20%) Security Cleared
2 141 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 91 (6.94%) Degree
4 54 (4.12%) ISEB
5 30 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 29 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 17 (1.30%) PMP
9 14 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (0.84%) Chartered Engineer
11 10 (0.76%) CITP
11 10 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.76%) MBCS
12 7 (0.53%) BC Cleared
12 7 (0.53%) IIBA
12 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.46%) CBAP
14 5 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 4 (0.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (9.92%) QA
2 15 (1.14%) PMO
3 12 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.38%) HL7
5 5 (0.38%) WCAG
6 4 (0.31%) COBIT
6 4 (0.31%) MiFID
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) GCP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 219 (16.70%) Docker
2 44 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.37%) vCloud
5 14 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.84%) Postfix
6 11 (0.84%) Squid
7 10 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.76%) HDFS
7 10 (0.76%) LXC
8 9 (0.69%) Xen
9 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.46%) Varnish
11 4 (0.31%) KVM
12 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.15%) XenServer
14 1 (0.076%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.076%) Gluster
14 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 212 (16.17%) Ansible
2 177 (13.50%) Puppet
3 111 (8.47%) Terraform
4 65 (4.96%) Kubernetes
5 60 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.29%) ZABBIX
7 25 (1.91%) Kibana
7 25 (1.91%) logstash
8 24 (1.83%) Dollar Universe
9 23 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (1.53%) Rancher
11 16 (1.22%) Rsyslog
12 13 (0.99%) Consul
12 13 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (0.99%) HockeyApp
12 13 (0.99%) Pingdom
13 11 (0.84%) Sysdig
14 9 (0.69%) Nagios
15 6 (0.46%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.46%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 290 (22.12%) Atlassian
2 173 (13.20%) Oracle
3 110 (8.39%) Google
4 94 (7.17%) Red Hat
5 63 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.36%) Adobe
7 41 (3.13%) VMware
8 38 (2.90%) HP
9 37 (2.82%) SAP
10 35 (2.67%) Splunk
11 32 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (2.36%) AppDynamics
13 30 (2.29%) IBM
14 29 (2.21%) TIBCO
15 28 (2.14%) MuleSoft
16 26 (1.98%) hybris
17 21 (1.60%) ATG
17 21 (1.60%) Sonatype
18 20 (1.53%) New Relic
19 16 (1.22%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Posted: Yesterday
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Telford, Shropshire
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Telford, Shropshire
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Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
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London
Hydrogen Group
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
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Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
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X4 Group
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Roc Search
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
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Exclusive Recruitment
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Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
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Herefordshire
Spring Technology
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London
Roc Search
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London
Austin Fraser
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Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
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London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
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London
Staffworx Ltd
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Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
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Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
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Croydon, Surrey
People Source Consulting
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