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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
UK / England
Rank 154 239 401
Rank change year-on-year +85 +162  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 683 489 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.33% 5.81% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 262 136
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

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 7324 8422 8362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.24% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5397 5026
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 212 301
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +92 383 £475 +5.55% 45
South East +27 69 £425 +25.92% 12
North East +41 58 £419 +3.39%
Yorkshire +36 54 £484 +13.82% 7
West Midlands -17 37 £480 +4.34% 3
East of England +5 34 £505 +15.42% 4
South West +1 23 £450 +24.13% 14
North West +18 15 £325 -23.52% 10
East Midlands +1 6 £350 -9.67% 1
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1326 (97.50%) JIRA
2 927 (68.16%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (38.09%) Java
4 515 (37.87%) Git (software)
5 484 (35.59%) Jenkins
6 479 (35.22%) Scrum
7 415 (30.51%) DevOps
8 402 (29.56%) Linux
9 371 (27.28%) Atlassian
10 346 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
11 268 (19.71%) HTML
12 263 (19.34%) JavaScript
13 262 (19.26%) Python
14 235 (17.28%) Docker
15 230 (16.91%) Finance
15 230 (16.91%) TDD
15 230 (16.91%) Spring
15 230 (16.91%) Open Source
16 223 (16.40%) Oracle
17 221 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
18 219 (16.10%) Puppet
19 213 (15.66%) Configuration Management
20 209 (15.37%) SQL
21 207 (15.22%) CSS
22 204 (15.00%) Ansible
23 203 (14.93%) BDD
24 200 (14.71%) Selenium
25 198 (14.56%) Kanban
26 197 (14.49%) Security Cleared
27 189 (13.90%) HTML5

Confluence
Top Related 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 86 (6.32%) Apache
2 76 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 59 (4.34%) WebLogic
5 46 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 42 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 39 (2.87%) OpenStack
9 37 (2.72%) nginx
10 34 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 23 (1.69%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.62%) CMS
12 22 (1.62%) IIS
13 21 (1.54%) JBoss
14 18 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (1.03%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.96%) Apache Qpid
17 11 (0.81%) Mule
17 11 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (3.38%) HipChat
2 45 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.28%) MS Office
5 26 (1.91%) MS Project
6 25 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.29%) Gliffy
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.074%) Mingle
9 1 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.074%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.074%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.37%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.22%) Staffware
6 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.15%) Unica
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.074%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.074%) RMDS
7 1 (0.074%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.074%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.074%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 221 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (9.19%) GitHub
4 45 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (2.72%) PaaS
6 35 (2.57%) Slack
7 34 (2.50%) Amazon S3
8 32 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (2.06%) Trello
10 23 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (1.69%) IaaS
11 22 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (1.25%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.03%) SaaS
13 14 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.74%) CloudBees
16 9 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.03%) HTTP
2 43 (3.16%) VPN
3 42 (3.09%) LDAP
4 39 (2.87%) DNS
5 28 (2.06%) SSL
6 25 (1.84%) OpenVPN
7 24 (1.76%) OpenLDAP
8 23 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
8 23 (1.69%) SSH
8 23 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 18 (1.32%) Firewall
10 17 (1.25%) Intranet
10 17 (1.25%) IPsec
11 16 (1.18%) AMQP
12 15 (1.10%) Internet
12 15 (1.10%) Wireshark
13 14 (1.03%) VoIP
14 10 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.74%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
2 108 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 99 (7.28%) MongoDB
4 89 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 77 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 72 (5.29%) NoSQL
7 70 (5.15%) Hadoop
8 69 (5.07%) Big Data
9 68 (5.00%) MySQL
10 41 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 34 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
12 29 (2.13%) HBase
13 25 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
14 24 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (1.18%) QlikView
18 15 (1.10%) Endeca
18 15 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1326 (97.50%) JIRA
2 515 (37.87%) Git (software)
3 484 (35.59%) Jenkins
4 200 (14.71%) Selenium
5 164 (12.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 161 (11.84%) Cucumber
7 152 (11.18%) JUnit
8 143 (10.51%) Bitbucket
9 139 (10.22%) Subversion
10 138 (10.15%) Maven
11 101 (7.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 86 (6.32%) TeamCity
13 75 (5.51%) SonarQube
14 64 (4.71%) SoapUI
15 60 (4.41%) JIRA Agile
16 56 (4.12%) Ant
16 56 (4.12%) Vagrant
17 49 (3.60%) Gradle
17 49 (3.60%) WebDriver
18 35 (2.57%) Mockito
General
1 230 (16.91%) Finance
2 157 (11.54%) Banking
3 68 (5.00%) Retail
4 34 (2.50%) Publishing
5 27 (1.99%) Legal
6 22 (1.62%) Games
6 22 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.54%) Marketing
8 17 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.10%) Back Office
9 15 (1.10%) Front Office
10 13 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.51%) Advertising
12 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.074%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.074%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 372 (27.35%) Developer
2 212 (15.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 160 (11.76%) Analyst
4 119 (8.75%) Java Developer
5 103 (7.57%) Business Analyst
6 101 (7.43%) Architect
7 62 (4.56%) Tester
8 61 (4.49%) Consultant
9 56 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
10 50 (3.68%) AWS DevOps
11 48 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 46 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
12 46 (3.38%) Project Manager
13 41 (3.01%) Senior Developer
14 39 (2.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 39 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.65%) Scala Developer
15 36 (2.65%) Scrum Master
16 35 (2.57%) Automation Tester
17 33 (2.43%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (19.71%) HTML
2 230 (16.91%) Spring
3 207 (15.22%) CSS
4 189 (13.90%) HTML5
5 183 (13.46%) REST
6 171 (12.57%) RESTful
7 150 (11.03%) JSON
8 136 (10.00%) CSS3
9 131 (9.63%) XML
10 122 (8.97%) AngularJS
11 120 (8.82%) Web Services
12 95 (6.99%) Node.js
13 87 (6.40%) SOAP
14 86 (6.32%) Django
15 76 (5.59%) .NET
16 68 (5.00%) Play Framework
17 65 (4.78%) Ajax
17 65 (4.78%) Software Packaging
18 62 (4.56%) Gherkin
19 58 (4.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.18%) User Experience
3 53 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 46 (3.38%) iPad
6 43 (3.16%) Virtual Team
7 41 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 26 (1.91%) Social Media
9 25 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (1.62%) Equities
11 20 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.47%) Fintech
11 20 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.40%) Wiki
13 16 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.96%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.81%) PKI
16 10 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
16 10 (0.74%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 402 (29.56%) Linux
2 175 (12.87%) Unix
3 157 (11.54%) Windows
4 102 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (6.32%) CentOS
6 48 (3.53%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.40%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.25%) VyOS
10 14 (1.03%) Android
11 13 (0.96%) RancherOS
12 11 (0.81%) AIX
13 7 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
14 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.22%) Debian
16 3 (0.22%) Solaris
16 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (68.16%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (35.22%) Scrum
3 415 (30.51%) DevOps
4 346 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
5 230 (16.91%) Open Source
5 230 (16.91%) TDD
6 213 (15.66%) Configuration Management
7 203 (14.93%) BDD
8 198 (14.56%) Kanban
9 159 (11.69%) Microservices
10 152 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 142 (10.44%) User Stories
12 133 (9.78%) Automated Testing
13 127 (9.34%) Software Engineering
14 93 (6.84%) E-Commerce
14 93 (6.84%) OO
15 92 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 92 (6.76%) Workflow
16 90 (6.62%) MVC
17 89 (6.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 518 (38.09%) Java
2 263 (19.34%) JavaScript
3 262 (19.26%) Python
4 209 (15.37%) SQL
5 184 (13.53%) Ruby
6 115 (8.46%) Scala
7 105 (7.72%) C#
8 103 (7.57%) Bash Shell
9 70 (5.15%) PowerShell
10 61 (4.49%) Perl
11 50 (3.68%) Groovy
12 49 (3.60%) Shell Script
13 45 (3.31%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.72%) C
15 33 (2.43%) C++
16 22 (1.62%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.54%) PHP
18 19 (1.40%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.03%) ActionScript
20 13 (0.96%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 197 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 147 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 70 (5.15%) Degree
4 60 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 52 (3.82%) ISEB
6 42 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.96%) IIBA
9 12 (0.88%) BC Cleared
10 9 (0.66%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.59%) CISA
11 8 (0.59%) CISSP
11 8 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.44%) CBAP
13 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.37%) PMP
13 5 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (10.59%) QA
2 28 (2.06%) PMO
3 13 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.44%) SDET
5 6 (0.44%) WCAG
6 5 (0.37%) Basel III
6 5 (0.37%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.29%) COBIT
7 4 (0.29%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) HL7
8 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.074%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.074%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.074%) SLA
9 1 (0.074%) WAI
System Software
1 235 (17.28%) Docker
2 60 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.50%) vCloud
4 23 (1.69%) Postfix
4 23 (1.69%) Squid
5 16 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.96%) LXC
7 12 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.74%) Corosync
10 4 (0.29%) HDFS
10 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.22%) Varnish
12 2 (0.15%) Cronacle
12 2 (0.15%) Gluster
13 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 219 (16.10%) Puppet
2 204 (15.00%) Ansible
3 102 (7.50%) Terraform
4 89 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (3.53%) Kubernetes
6 45 (3.31%) Kibana
6 45 (3.31%) ZABBIX
7 39 (2.87%) logstash
8 26 (1.91%) Rancher
9 25 (1.84%) Consul
10 24 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
11 23 (1.69%) Dollar Universe
12 22 (1.62%) Packer
13 20 (1.47%) Nagios
14 13 (0.96%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.81%) HockeyApp
15 11 (0.81%) Pingdom
16 10 (0.74%) FortiGate
16 10 (0.74%) Pacemaker
16 10 (0.74%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 371 (27.28%) Atlassian
2 223 (16.40%) Oracle
3 103 (7.57%) Red Hat
4 85 (6.25%) Google
5 55 (4.04%) VMware
6 54 (3.97%) Microsoft
7 50 (3.68%) Splunk
8 42 (3.09%) IBM
9 36 (2.65%) AppDynamics
10 31 (2.28%) Adobe
10 31 (2.28%) Sonatype
11 28 (2.06%) HP
11 28 (2.06%) TIBCO
12 27 (1.99%) New Relic
13 26 (1.91%) MuleSoft
14 24 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.76%) SAP
14 24 (1.76%) Sybase
15 21 (1.54%) ATG
16 17 (1.25%) Vyatta
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