Period
to 27 June 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 139 164
Rank change year-on-year +37 +25 +101
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2,006 1,749 1,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.41% 1.89% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.34% 11.54% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,076 842
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £353 £358 £325
90th Percentile £638 £638 £605
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +1.62% +23.33%
10th Percentile £18.18 £40.40 £34.28
90th Percentile £52.70 £59.00 £58.56
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £47.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -6.91% +1.62% +23.33%

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 13,076 15,161 14,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 16.43% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,399 10,124 9,415
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £263
90th Percentile £641 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 347 345
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £19.63
% change year-on-year +1.27% +0.64% -4.27%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +27 955 £525 - 42
South East +49 330 £450 -2.70% 9
North of England +23 256 £475 +10.47% 4
Midlands +33 190 £463 +1.65% 3
West Midlands +18 165 £464 -2.11% 3
South West -2 145 £500 +17.65% 7
Yorkshire +12 124 £450 -
East of England +38 121 £463 +2.78% 4
North West -1 84 £500 +25.00% 3
North East +39 48 £450 -1.10% 1
East Midlands +10 25 £438 +6.71%
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1,925 (95.96%) JIRA
2 1,467 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
3 695 (34.65%) Scrum
4 618 (30.81%) Java
5 613 (30.56%) Jenkins
6 553 (27.57%) DevOps
7 536 (26.72%) Git (software)
8 464 (23.13%) Amazon AWS
9 433 (21.59%) Test Automation
10 424 (21.14%) Docker
11 418 (20.84%) Atlassian
12 400 (19.94%) SQL
13 370 (18.44%) Linux
14 364 (18.15%) JavaScript
15 358 (17.85%) Finance
16 326 (16.25%) BDD
17 315 (15.70%) TDD
18 286 (14.26%) Bitbucket
19 271 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
20 269 (13.41%) Kanban
20 269 (13.41%) REST
21 265 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 254 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
23 251 (12.51%) Ansible
24 249 (12.41%) Microservices
25 242 (12.06%) Security Cleared
26 239 (11.91%) Maven
27 236 (11.76%) Python
28 231 (11.52%) Cucumber
29 227 (11.32%) User Stories

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 71 (3.54%) nginx
2 60 (2.99%) Apache
2 60 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (2.84%) WebLogic
4 52 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 33 (1.65%) CMS
6 32 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.45%) SAS
8 25 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (1.05%) Apache Spark
10 20 (1.00%) JBoss
10 20 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (0.80%) Documentum
12 14 (0.70%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.65%) Mule
14 10 (0.50%) GeoServer
14 10 (0.50%) Jupyter
15 9 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 123 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (1.05%) Sketch
7 20 (1.00%) InVision
8 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.20%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.20%) GIMP
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.100%) Marvel
11 2 (0.100%) SPSS
11 2 (0.100%) Stata
12 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.050%) HipChat
12 1 (0.050%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.050%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 25 (1.25%) assyst
2 17 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 11 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.20%) SAP FI-CA
6 4 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.100%) Changepoint
8 2 (0.100%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.100%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.100%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.050%) HFM
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.050%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.050%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.050%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 464 (23.13%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (10.92%) GitHub
4 95 (4.74%) Serverless
5 88 (4.39%) Slack
6 83 (4.14%) Amazon S3
7 79 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
8 73 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 68 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 58 (2.89%) npm
12 57 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 57 (2.84%) SaaS
13 55 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
14 49 (2.44%) OpenShift
15 40 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
15 40 (1.99%) Route 53
16 38 (1.89%) Office 365
17 35 (1.74%) CloudFront
18 33 (1.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.39%) HTTP
2 42 (2.09%) VPN
3 32 (1.60%) Internet
4 30 (1.50%) DNS
5 26 (1.30%) FTP
6 15 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.65%) SMTP
8 12 (0.60%) Firewall
9 10 (0.50%) DHCP
9 10 (0.50%) LAN
10 9 (0.45%) Skype
10 9 (0.45%) WAN
11 8 (0.40%) SSH
12 7 (0.35%) SSL
13 6 (0.30%) BGP
13 6 (0.30%) OSPF
13 6 (0.30%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.25%) Multicast
14 5 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (5.53%) MySQL
4 93 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 75 (3.74%) NoSQL
6 74 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 58 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
8 50 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (2.34%) Big Data
9 47 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 41 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.35%) Pentaho
13 25 (1.25%) Blockchain
14 24 (1.20%) Redis
15 23 (1.15%) Oracle Database
16 22 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (1.05%) DB2
18 18 (0.90%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,925 (95.96%) JIRA
2 613 (30.56%) Jenkins
3 536 (26.72%) Git (software)
4 286 (14.26%) Bitbucket
5 239 (11.91%) Maven
6 231 (11.52%) Cucumber
7 226 (11.27%) Selenium
8 110 (5.48%) JUnit
9 108 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 84 (4.19%) JMeter
11 81 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 77 (3.84%) GitLab
13 74 (3.69%) SoapUI
14 71 (3.54%) Subversion
15 63 (3.14%) Jasmine
16 57 (2.84%) Mockito
16 57 (2.84%) Protractor
17 50 (2.49%) SonarQube
17 50 (2.49%) TeamCity
18 42 (2.09%) WebDriver
General
1 358 (17.85%) Finance
2 215 (10.72%) Banking
3 100 (4.99%) Retail
4 48 (2.39%) Marketing
5 40 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 38 (1.89%) Front Office
7 32 (1.60%) Games
8 27 (1.35%) Legal
8 27 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 24 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.70%) Law
13 10 (0.50%) Advertising
14 9 (0.45%) Billing
14 9 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.45%) Publishing
15 6 (0.30%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Back Office
16 4 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 531 (26.47%) Developer
2 300 (14.96%) Analyst
3 232 (11.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 169 (8.42%) Business Analyst
5 138 (6.88%) Java Developer
6 109 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 102 (5.08%) Tester
8 89 (4.44%) Architect
9 77 (3.84%) Scrum Master
10 63 (3.14%) Test Analyst
11 62 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
12 61 (3.04%) Automation Tester
13 57 (2.84%) AWS DevOps
14 53 (2.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 51 (2.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 47 (2.34%) Python Developer
17 46 (2.29%) Senior Developer
18 42 (2.09%) QA Tester
19 41 (2.04%) Designer
20 39 (1.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (13.41%) REST
2 214 (10.67%) JSON
3 205 (10.22%) Spring
4 199 (9.92%) Web Services
5 174 (8.67%) RESTful
6 162 (8.08%) CSS
7 159 (7.93%) AngularJS
8 153 (7.63%) Node.js
9 150 (7.48%) HTML
10 113 (5.63%) XML
11 110 (5.48%) React
12 104 (5.18%) .NET
13 102 (5.08%) SOAP
14 97 (4.84%) Spring Boot
15 73 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
15 73 (3.64%) Gherkin
16 71 (3.54%) Kafka
17 68 (3.39%) HTML5
18 67 (3.34%) jQuery
18 67 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.92%) User Experience
2 132 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
4 80 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.24%) NHS
6 36 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (1.74%) Cloud Native
8 34 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 28 (1.40%) PKI
10 27 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
13 16 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.80%) iPad
14 15 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (0.75%) Social Media
15 14 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 370 (18.44%) Linux
2 190 (9.47%) Unix
3 184 (9.17%) Windows
4 49 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 44 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.55%) CentOS
8 28 (1.40%) Android
9 26 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.10%) HPUX
11 19 (0.95%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.40%) VMS
15 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,467 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 695 (34.65%) Scrum
3 553 (27.57%) DevOps
4 433 (21.59%) Test Automation
5 326 (16.25%) BDD
6 315 (15.70%) TDD
7 271 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 269 (13.41%) Kanban
9 254 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
10 249 (12.41%) Microservices
11 227 (11.32%) User Stories
12 166 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 163 (8.13%) Configuration Management
14 159 (7.93%) Project Management
15 157 (7.83%) Open Source
15 157 (7.83%) SDLC
16 130 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 129 (6.43%) Coaching
18 123 (6.13%) E-Commerce
19 116 (5.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 618 (30.81%) Java
2 400 (19.94%) SQL
3 364 (18.15%) JavaScript
4 236 (11.76%) Python
5 131 (6.53%) C#
6 130 (6.48%) Java 8
7 93 (4.64%) Bash Shell
8 84 (4.19%) TypeScript
9 80 (3.99%) PowerShell
10 76 (3.79%) Ruby
10 76 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 65 (3.24%) ES6
12 60 (2.99%) PL/SQL
13 53 (2.64%) PHP
13 53 (2.64%) Scala
14 52 (2.59%) Groovy
15 33 (1.65%) C
16 29 (1.45%) Perl
17 25 (1.25%) R
17 25 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 242 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 192 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 77 (3.84%) Degree
4 53 (2.64%) ISEB
5 51 (2.54%) ISTQB
6 36 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 31 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.50%) AWS Certification
9 20 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (0.80%) MCSA
11 16 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.65%) CCNA
13 13 (0.65%) MCSE
14 12 (0.60%) PMP
15 11 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.50%) OCA
17 8 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (10.77%) QA
2 30 (1.50%) PMO
3 20 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.75%) GDPR
5 8 (0.40%) MiFID
6 7 (0.35%) SLA
7 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.25%) WCAG
9 4 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.20%) NCSC
10 3 (0.15%) PSD2
11 2 (0.100%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.050%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.050%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.050%) NIST
12 1 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 424 (21.14%) Docker
2 54 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 49 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.50%) HDFS
4 10 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.45%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.40%) Squid
7 7 (0.35%) Firmware
8 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 5 (0.25%) Varnish
8 5 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.100%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (0.100%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.100%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.050%) iptables
10 1 (0.050%) NFS
10 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 251 (12.51%) Ansible
2 203 (10.12%) Terraform
3 195 (9.72%) Kubernetes
4 78 (3.89%) Puppet
5 77 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (2.89%) Packer
7 53 (2.64%) Consul
8 20 (1.00%) vCenter Server
9 19 (0.95%) SCCM
10 17 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.75%) Kibana
11 15 (0.75%) Prometheus
12 12 (0.60%) HAProxy
12 12 (0.60%) Opsview
13 11 (0.55%) PowerCLI
13 11 (0.55%) WMI
14 10 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.50%) logstash
14 10 (0.50%) Marathon
14 10 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 418 (20.84%) Atlassian
2 196 (9.77%) Oracle
3 168 (8.37%) Microsoft
4 109 (5.43%) Splunk
5 102 (5.08%) Google
6 61 (3.04%) VMware
7 56 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 51 (2.54%) AppDynamics
8 51 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 50 (2.49%) Adobe
10 49 (2.44%) SAP
11 38 (1.89%) MuleSoft
12 33 (1.65%) webMethods
13 31 (1.55%) Informatica
14 29 (1.45%) ServiceNow
15 27 (1.35%) BEA
15 27 (1.35%) Pega
16 22 (1.10%) Cisco
16 22 (1.10%) HP
17 20 (1.00%) hybris