Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 203 352
Rank change year-on-year +52 +149 +158
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1646 1317 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.35% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.66% 7.23% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 764 424
England median daily rate £500 £461 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% +8.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £338 £321 £302
90th Percentile £625 £605 £555
UK median daily rate £500 £459 £425
% change year-on-year +8.93% +8.00% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +41.18%
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +41.18%

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 15438 18220 18676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.76% 18.66% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10180 12012 11935
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £228
90th Percentile £610 £588 £573
UK median daily rate £445 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 472 558
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £42.83
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +9.15%

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 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +20 915 £500 +1.52% 40
South East +68 236 £475 +15.85% 16
North of England +101 215 £500 +14.94% 15
East of England +42 126 £450 - 6
Yorkshire +38 117 £500 +12.11% 6
Midlands +25 113 £473 +13.86% 5
West Midlands +31 94 £475 +18.60% 5
North West +73 81 £535 +25.88% 4
South West -27 40 £420 -18.05% 3
North East +75 31 £535 +22.64% 5
East Midlands -11 14 £300 -33.33%
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1593 (96.78%) JIRA
2 1154 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
3 699 (42.47%) Java
4 662 (40.22%) Scrum
5 647 (39.31%) Git (software)
6 606 (36.82%) Jenkins
7 506 (30.74%) DevOps
8 449 (27.28%) TDD
9 441 (26.79%) Linux
10 428 (26.00%) Test Automation
11 406 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
12 398 (24.18%) Docker
13 389 (23.63%) BDD
14 379 (23.03%) REST
15 321 (19.50%) Microservices
16 319 (19.38%) Atlassian
17 313 (19.02%) Spring
18 300 (18.23%) Finance
18 300 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
19 291 (17.68%) SQL
19 291 (17.68%) Python
20 278 (16.89%) Ansible
21 260 (15.80%) Kanban
22 257 (15.61%) HTML
23 256 (15.55%) Oracle
24 250 (15.19%) Cucumber
25 243 (14.76%) JavaScript
26 238 (14.46%) Configuration Management
27 235 (14.28%) RESTful
27 235 (14.28%) Security Cleared

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 (4.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 74 (4.50%) Apache Solr
3 63 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 61 (3.71%) OpenStack
5 55 (3.34%) Apache
5 55 (3.34%) Apache Spark
6 52 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (3.04%) JBoss
8 45 (2.73%) CMS
9 41 (2.49%) WildFly
10 40 (2.43%) nginx
11 31 (1.88%) SharePoint
12 27 (1.64%) WebSphere
13 26 (1.58%) WebLogic
14 24 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
15 23 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.67%) WordPress
17 9 (0.55%) Drupal
17 9 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 33 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
1 33 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 31 (1.88%) HipChat
3 26 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.43%) InVision
9 4 (0.24%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.18%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.18%) InDesign
11 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) SPSS
11 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.061%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.24%) Maximo
5 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.18%) SessionCam
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.12%) Lawson
7 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 300 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (8.32%) GitHub
3 115 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (5.83%) Slack
5 51 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 44 (2.67%) Amazon S3
8 35 (2.13%) Trello
9 33 (2.00%) IaaS
10 32 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 30 (1.82%) PaaS
12 29 (1.76%) SaaS
13 28 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (1.58%) Serverless
15 25 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
16 23 (1.40%) OpenShift
17 22 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
18 18 (1.09%) CloudFront
18 18 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
19 15 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 110 (6.68%) HTTP
2 50 (3.04%) Kerberos
3 36 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.58%) DNS
5 24 (1.46%) SSL
6 23 (1.40%) LDAP
7 21 (1.28%) Internet
8 18 (1.09%) Firewall
9 14 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
9 14 (0.85%) OpenVPN
9 14 (0.85%) SSH
10 12 (0.73%) SMS
11 10 (0.61%) LAN
12 8 (0.49%) DHCP
13 7 (0.43%) WAN
14 6 (0.36%) DSL
14 6 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.36%) VPN
15 5 (0.30%) AMQP
15 5 (0.30%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (12.39%) PostgreSQL
2 163 (9.90%) Hadoop
3 138 (8.38%) Relational Database
4 136 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 123 (7.47%) MySQL
6 121 (7.35%) NoSQL
7 115 (6.99%) Big Data
8 108 (6.56%) HBase
9 94 (5.71%) SQL Server
10 87 (5.29%) Oracle Database
11 71 (4.31%) RDBMS
12 41 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
13 39 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.64%) Redis
15 26 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.52%) Endeca
17 22 (1.34%) DB2
18 18 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1593 (96.78%) JIRA
2 647 (39.31%) Git (software)
3 606 (36.82%) Jenkins
4 250 (15.19%) Cucumber
5 221 (13.43%) JUnit
6 203 (12.33%) Maven
7 181 (11.00%) Selenium
8 158 (9.60%) Bitbucket
9 151 (9.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 136 (8.26%) Subversion
11 131 (7.96%) Sonatype Nexus
12 118 (7.17%) TeamCity
13 105 (6.38%) SonarQube
14 97 (5.89%) Mockito
14 97 (5.89%) Vagrant
15 95 (5.77%) IntelliJ
16 85 (5.16%) Gradle
17 73 (4.43%) WebDriver
18 62 (3.77%) GitLab
19 60 (3.65%) Jasmine
General
1 300 (18.23%) Finance
2 187 (11.36%) Banking
3 70 (4.25%) Retail
4 59 (3.58%) Marketing
5 43 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.64%) Games
8 22 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.22%) Electronics
11 16 (0.97%) Back Office
12 15 (0.91%) Publishing
13 14 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.55%) Billing
15 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.43%) Legal
16 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.36%) Front Office
18 5 (0.30%) Advertising
18 5 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 507 (30.80%) Developer
2 231 (14.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 231 (14.03%) Java Developer
3 200 (12.15%) Analyst
4 106 (6.44%) Business Analyst
5 98 (5.95%) Scrum Master
6 93 (5.65%) Architect
7 80 (4.86%) Tester
8 68 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 65 (3.95%) Senior Developer
10 57 (3.46%) Automation Tester
11 56 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
11 56 (3.40%) Test Analyst
12 51 (3.10%) Consultant
12 51 (3.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 49 (2.98%) Scala Developer
14 48 (2.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 46 (2.79%) AWS DevOps
15 46 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
16 43 (2.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (23.03%) REST
2 313 (19.02%) Spring
3 257 (15.61%) HTML
4 235 (14.28%) RESTful
5 206 (12.52%) CSS
6 196 (11.91%) Web Services
7 187 (11.36%) HTML5
8 152 (9.23%) CSS3
9 148 (8.99%) JSON
10 128 (7.78%) Hibernate
11 126 (7.65%) Spring Boot
12 122 (7.41%) Node.js
13 120 (7.29%) AngularJS
14 106 (6.44%) XML
15 100 (6.08%) .NET
16 95 (5.77%) Apache Camel
17 89 (5.41%) Drools
18 88 (5.35%) Kafka
19 86 (5.22%) SOAP
20 83 (5.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
3 70 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
4 66 (4.01%) User Experience
5 53 (3.22%) Algorithms
5 53 (3.22%) Computer Science
6 50 (3.04%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 37 (2.25%) iPad
8 37 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.00%) Clustering
10 31 (1.88%) Social Media
11 30 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.34%) Wiki
13 21 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (1.09%) STB
15 16 (0.97%) Video on Demand
16 15 (0.91%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
16 15 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 441 (26.79%) Linux
2 162 (9.84%) Windows
3 160 (9.72%) Unix
4 105 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 61 (3.71%) Android
7 50 (3.04%) Windows Server
8 45 (2.73%) CentOS
9 42 (2.55%) VMS
10 28 (1.70%) Solaris
11 20 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 20 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.061%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.061%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1154 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (40.22%) Scrum
3 506 (30.74%) DevOps
4 449 (27.28%) TDD
5 428 (26.00%) Test Automation
6 406 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
7 389 (23.63%) BDD
8 321 (19.50%) Microservices
9 260 (15.80%) Kanban
10 238 (14.46%) Configuration Management
11 232 (14.09%) User Stories
12 228 (13.85%) Open Source
13 178 (10.81%) Coaching
14 166 (10.09%) SOA
15 160 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
16 159 (9.66%) SDLC
17 135 (8.20%) OO
18 129 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 127 (7.72%) Mentoring
20 125 (7.59%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 699 (42.47%) Java
2 291 (17.68%) Python
2 291 (17.68%) SQL
3 243 (14.76%) JavaScript
4 133 (8.08%) Ruby
5 127 (7.72%) Bash Shell
6 108 (6.56%) C#
7 90 (5.47%) Scala
8 66 (4.01%) Groovy
9 62 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 55 (3.34%) PL/SQL
11 54 (3.28%) Shell Script
12 53 (3.22%) Perl
13 41 (2.49%) JPQL
14 39 (2.37%) Apple Swift
14 39 (2.37%) PHP
15 33 (2.00%) C++
16 30 (1.82%) C
17 27 (1.64%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 235 (14.28%) Security Cleared
2 168 (10.21%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.35%) Degree
4 39 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 38 (2.31%) ISEB
5 38 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.97%) PMP
8 13 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.49%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.49%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.24%) CITP
12 4 (0.24%) IIBA
12 4 (0.24%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (7.53%) QA
2 18 (1.09%) PMO
3 14 (0.85%) GCP
4 11 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.55%) GDPR
6 6 (0.36%) MiFID
7 5 (0.30%) WCAG
8 3 (0.18%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.061%) EMIR
10 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.061%) PSD2
10 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 398 (24.18%) Docker
2 51 (3.10%) HDFS
3 36 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 26 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.09%) Xen
7 17 (1.03%) vCloud
8 14 (0.85%) Postfix
8 14 (0.85%) Squid
9 13 (0.79%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.43%) LXC
11 6 (0.36%) Gluster
12 3 (0.18%) Cronacle
12 3 (0.18%) KVM
12 3 (0.18%) Varnish
12 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.12%) NFS
13 2 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 278 (16.89%) Ansible
2 205 (12.45%) Puppet
3 171 (10.39%) Terraform
4 166 (10.09%) Kubernetes
5 131 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.49%) ZABBIX
7 39 (2.37%) Rancher
8 36 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
9 29 (1.76%) Kibana
10 27 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
11 25 (1.52%) Salt
12 19 (1.15%) logstash
13 17 (1.03%) Nagios
14 14 (0.85%) Mesos
15 13 (0.79%) Rsyslog
15 13 (0.79%) Sysdig
16 12 (0.73%) Ambari
17 10 (0.61%) Consul
18 8 (0.49%) Pingdom
19 7 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 319 (19.38%) Atlassian
2 256 (15.55%) Oracle
3 107 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 88 (5.35%) Google
5 80 (4.86%) Red Hat
6 66 (4.01%) SAP
7 60 (3.65%) VMware
8 48 (2.92%) Adobe
9 43 (2.61%) HP
10 37 (2.25%) IBM
11 30 (1.82%) Splunk
12 29 (1.76%) hybris
13 27 (1.64%) ATG
14 23 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.40%) Sybase
15 21 (1.28%) Sonatype
16 20 (1.22%) AppDynamics
17 19 (1.15%) ServiceNow
18 17 (1.03%) MuleSoft
19 16 (0.97%) Sitecore