Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 166 262
Rank change year-on-year +23 +96 +173
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1,736 1,312 985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.89% 1.55% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.50% 9.09% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,070 837 590
England median daily rate £495 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +10.43%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £605 £610
UK median daily rate £475 £471 £450
% change year-on-year +0.85% +4.67% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
England median hourly rate £47.00 £46.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +23.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £40.40 £34.28 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.00 £58.56 £143.25
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.62% +23.33% -16.67%

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 15,093 14,429 17,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.45% 17.09% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,097 9,364 11,385
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 343 417
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.73% -1.70% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.63% -7.32% +7.89%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +10 874 £525 +10.53% 83
North of England -8 256 £430 -4.44% 47
South East +50 249 £463 +8.82% 42
Midlands +18 161 £450 -5.76% 19
Yorkshire -1 130 £450 - 16
West Midlands +11 124 £470 -5.27% 13
South West +68 117 £425 -5.56% 25
North West +37 104 £400 -3.03% 29
East of England +6 78 £475 -1.04% 16
East Midlands +12 36 £410 +21.48% 6
North East -37 31 £455 +1.11% 2
South Coast - 2 - -
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,672 (96.31%) JIRA
2 1,309 (75.40%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (39.17%) Java
4 661 (38.08%) Scrum
5 632 (36.41%) Jenkins
6 602 (34.68%) Git (software)
7 580 (33.41%) DevOps
8 498 (28.69%) Test Automation
9 438 (25.23%) Linux
10 385 (22.18%) TDD
11 380 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
12 358 (20.62%) Amazon AWS
12 358 (20.62%) JavaScript
13 351 (20.22%) REST
14 323 (18.61%) Microservices
15 320 (18.43%) Python
15 320 (18.43%) Finance
16 319 (18.38%) Kanban
16 319 (18.38%) Atlassian
17 315 (18.15%) BDD
18 303 (17.45%) Docker
19 290 (16.71%) SQL
20 260 (14.98%) Ansible
21 244 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
22 239 (13.77%) User Stories
23 235 (13.54%) Web Services
24 234 (13.48%) Selenium
25 233 (13.42%) Configuration Management
26 229 (13.19%) Spring
27 227 (13.08%) Unix

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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (3.17%) Apache
3 53 (3.05%) OpenStack
4 45 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 42 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 41 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 36 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 32 (1.84%) JBoss
10 31 (1.79%) Apache Spark
11 23 (1.32%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.32%) CMS
11 23 (1.32%) WildFly
12 21 (1.21%) nginx
13 19 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 17 (0.98%) WordPress
16 11 (0.63%) IIS
17 8 (0.46%) Ethereum
17 8 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 37 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (1.84%) HipChat
5 27 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 22 (1.27%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.86%) InVision
9 12 (0.69%) UserZoom
10 7 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.23%) Gliffy
13 3 (0.17%) Simulink
14 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.12%) InDesign
14 2 (0.12%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.058%) EngageOne
15 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 11 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.40%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.058%) Capstone
9 1 (0.058%) Maximo
9 1 (0.058%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.058%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 358 (20.62%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (8.87%) GitHub
3 110 (6.34%) Slack
4 104 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (4.09%) Amazon S3
6 64 (3.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 63 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
8 61 (3.51%) Serverless
9 56 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
10 52 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 42 (2.42%) CloudFront
11 42 (2.42%) Route 53
12 41 (2.36%) OpenShift
13 40 (2.30%) PaaS
14 33 (1.90%) IaaS
15 30 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 29 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
17 28 (1.61%) BrowserStack
18 17 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
19 13 (0.75%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.97%) HTTP
2 54 (3.11%) Firewall
3 37 (2.13%) Internet
4 26 (1.50%) SSL
5 25 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 25 (1.44%) VPN
6 22 (1.27%) DNS
7 18 (1.04%) SMS
8 17 (0.98%) Kerberos
9 10 (0.58%) SSH
10 9 (0.52%) BGP
10 9 (0.52%) SAN
10 9 (0.52%) VLAN
11 8 (0.46%) OSPF
11 8 (0.46%) SMTP
12 7 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.40%) Intranet
13 6 (0.35%) FTP
13 6 (0.35%) IMAP
13 6 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (10.54%) PostgreSQL
2 142 (8.18%) MySQL
3 136 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 125 (7.20%) MongoDB
5 124 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 118 (6.80%) NoSQL
7 88 (5.07%) Big Data
8 74 (4.26%) Hadoop
9 70 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 57 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 53 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
12 49 (2.82%) Oracle Database
13 40 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (2.13%) Redis
15 36 (2.07%) HBase
16 29 (1.67%) DB2
17 26 (1.50%) Apache Hive
18 23 (1.32%) NuoDB
19 22 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
20 16 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1,672 (96.31%) JIRA
2 632 (36.41%) Jenkins
3 602 (34.68%) Git (software)
4 234 (13.48%) Selenium
5 187 (10.77%) JUnit
6 175 (10.08%) Bitbucket
7 169 (9.74%) Maven
8 165 (9.50%) Cucumber
9 109 (6.28%) TeamCity
10 107 (6.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 101 (5.82%) SonarQube
12 97 (5.59%) Subversion
13 89 (5.13%) Artifactory
14 77 (4.44%) Gradle
15 76 (4.38%) JMeter
16 69 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
17 68 (3.92%) WebDriver
18 61 (3.51%) SoapUI
19 58 (3.34%) Mockito
19 58 (3.34%) Vagrant
General
1 320 (18.43%) Finance
2 182 (10.48%) Banking
3 67 (3.86%) Retail
4 40 (2.30%) Marketing
5 29 (1.67%) Legal
6 26 (1.50%) Games
6 26 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 24 (1.38%) Front Office
9 18 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.69%) Law
12 10 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.29%) Automotive
13 5 (0.29%) Back Office
13 5 (0.29%) Electronics
14 4 (0.23%) Advertising
15 3 (0.17%) German Language
15 3 (0.17%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 455 (26.21%) Developer
2 302 (17.40%) Analyst
3 199 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 177 (10.20%) Java Developer
5 161 (9.27%) Business Analyst
6 96 (5.53%) Architect
7 81 (4.67%) Scrum Master
8 79 (4.55%) Tester
9 68 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
10 60 (3.46%) Project Manager
11 59 (3.40%) Test Analyst
12 57 (3.28%) Senior Developer
13 56 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
14 54 (3.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 51 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 46 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
16 46 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 46 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
17 44 (2.53%) Automation Tester
18 37 (2.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (20.22%) REST
2 235 (13.54%) Web Services
3 229 (13.19%) Spring
4 189 (10.89%) HTML
5 176 (10.14%) RESTful
6 170 (9.79%) Node.js
7 149 (8.58%) JSON
8 145 (8.35%) CSS
9 139 (8.01%) XML
10 131 (7.55%) HTML5
11 126 (7.26%) .NET
12 114 (6.57%) Hibernate
13 99 (5.70%) AngularJS
14 98 (5.65%) CSS3
15 94 (5.41%) SOAP
16 79 (4.55%) J2EE
17 78 (4.49%) Gherkin
17 78 (4.49%) JMS
18 70 (4.03%) Kafka
19 66 (3.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 134 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (7.66%) User Experience
3 78 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
4 68 (3.92%) iPad
5 59 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.48%) Fintech
8 34 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 27 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 26 (1.50%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.50%) Wiki
11 22 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.98%) PKI
14 15 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 15 (0.86%) Clustering
14 15 (0.86%) Equities
15 14 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 438 (25.23%) Linux
2 227 (13.08%) Unix
3 123 (7.09%) Windows
4 98 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (3.17%) CentOS
6 51 (2.94%) Android
7 44 (2.53%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.79%) Windows Server
9 28 (1.61%) VMS
10 21 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.92%) Solaris
12 13 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.29%) Debian
14 5 (0.29%) zOS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
17 2 (0.12%) VxWorks
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,309 (75.40%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (38.08%) Scrum
3 580 (33.41%) DevOps
4 498 (28.69%) Test Automation
5 385 (22.18%) TDD
6 380 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
7 323 (18.61%) Microservices
8 319 (18.38%) Kanban
9 315 (18.15%) BDD
10 244 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
11 239 (13.77%) User Stories
12 233 (13.42%) Configuration Management
13 186 (10.71%) Open Source
14 170 (9.79%) SDLC
15 167 (9.62%) Mentoring
16 162 (9.33%) Coaching
17 158 (9.10%) OO
18 149 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 139 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
20 132 (7.60%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 680 (39.17%) Java
2 358 (20.62%) JavaScript
3 320 (18.43%) Python
4 290 (16.71%) SQL
5 149 (8.58%) Bash Shell
6 135 (7.78%) C#
7 117 (6.74%) Java 8
8 110 (6.34%) Ruby
9 82 (4.72%) Groovy
10 77 (4.44%) Perl
11 67 (3.86%) Scala
12 65 (3.74%) Shell Script
13 58 (3.34%) PL/SQL
14 49 (2.82%) PowerShell
15 39 (2.25%) Go
15 39 (2.25%) JPQL
16 32 (1.84%) PHP
17 25 (1.44%) C++
18 22 (1.27%) C
19 19 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 185 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 140 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 100 (5.76%) Degree
4 57 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 37 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.79%) ISEB
8 20 (1.15%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.58%) PMP
11 8 (0.46%) CCNA
11 8 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.40%) CCNP
12 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.23%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.17%) MBA
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (10.02%) QA
2 27 (1.56%) PMO
3 24 (1.38%) WCAG
4 21 (1.21%) GCP
5 12 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.58%) GDPR
7 9 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.52%) MiFID
7 9 (0.52%) PSD2
8 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.29%) SLA
10 4 (0.23%) IFRS
10 4 (0.23%) IFRS 9
10 4 (0.23%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.058%) HL7
12 1 (0.058%) SEPA
System Software
1 303 (17.45%) Docker
2 33 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.15%) HDFS
4 18 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.29%) Postfix
7 5 (0.29%) vCloud
8 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.17%) LXC
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.17%) Squid
9 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.17%) XenApp
10 2 (0.12%) NFS
10 2 (0.12%) OpenDJ
10 2 (0.12%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 260 (14.98%) Ansible
2 183 (10.54%) Puppet
3 153 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (8.81%) Terraform
4 142 (8.18%) Kubernetes
5 43 (2.48%) Salt
6 28 (1.61%) Grafana
7 22 (1.27%) HP ALM
7 22 (1.27%) Kibana
7 22 (1.27%) Nagios
8 18 (1.04%) Graylog
9 15 (0.86%) Rancher
10 14 (0.81%) logstash
11 13 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
12 12 (0.69%) Nessus
13 10 (0.58%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.52%) Automic
14 9 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.52%) Mesos
Vendors
1 319 (18.38%) Atlassian
2 184 (10.60%) Oracle
3 113 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 91 (5.24%) Red Hat
5 72 (4.15%) Google
6 59 (3.40%) IBM
7 46 (2.65%) SAP
8 43 (2.48%) Adobe
9 42 (2.42%) VMware
10 38 (2.19%) Sybase
11 35 (2.02%) Splunk
12 31 (1.79%) Cisco
12 31 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (1.50%) HP
14 24 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 20 (1.15%) Tableau
16 19 (1.09%) AppDynamics
17 18 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
18 16 (0.92%) MuleSoft
18 16 (0.92%) SaltStack