Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 October 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 127 120
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 +14
Contract jobs citing Confluence 888 314 833
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.49% 2.26% 2.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.74% 15.38% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 212 583
10th Percentile £385 £364 £363
25th Percentile £450 £436 £433
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £625 £550 £594
90th Percentile £695 £655 £669
England median daily rate £510 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £48.95 " "
25th Percentile £54.13 £48.00 £51.25
Median hourly rate £63.00 £51.00 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% -2.86% -
75th Percentile £71.63 £54.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £76.65 " "
England median hourly rate £65.50 £45.91 £52.50
% change year-on-year +42.67% -12.55% +20.34%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,738 2,042 5,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.26% 14.67% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,354 1,432 4,068
10th Percentile £349 £313 £292
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £597 £588
90th Percentile £715 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 49
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.00 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.75 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.59% +72.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £51.88 £41.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £66.50 £50.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.32 £22.19 £19.97
% change year-on-year +5.09% +11.14% -0.18%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in London.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in London

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in London

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Confluence in London.

Hourly rate trend for Confluence in London

Confluence
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Confluence in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Confluence in London

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Central London -22 67 £531 +7.32% 33
South London 0 26 £450 -9.55% 4
West London -3 14 £533 +0.52% 7
East London -8 3 £540 +13.68% 12
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 855 (96.28%) JIRA
2 558 (62.84%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (32.66%) DevOps
4 281 (31.64%) Scrum
5 242 (27.25%) Finance
6 229 (25.79%) Jenkins
7 215 (24.21%) Java
8 206 (23.20%) Social Skills
9 202 (22.75%) Git (software)
10 180 (20.27%) Banking
11 172 (19.37%) Python
12 160 (18.02%) SQL
13 146 (16.44%) AWS
14 137 (15.43%) GitHub
15 135 (15.20%) Azure
16 130 (14.64%) Ansible
17 128 (14.41%) Linux
18 127 (14.30%) Docker
19 120 (13.51%) Test Automation
20 119 (13.40%) Atlassian
20 119 (13.40%) Microservices
21 113 (12.73%) JavaScript
22 105 (11.82%) Oracle
23 102 (11.49%) C#
24 99 (11.15%) Security Cleared
25 98 (11.04%) Kubernetes
26 94 (10.59%) Microsoft
27 92 (10.36%) User Stories
27 92 (10.36%) Terraform
28 91 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 67 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 37 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.82%) CMS
4 23 (2.59%) Apache
5 21 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.80%) Headless CMS
7 15 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.35%) JBoss
9 10 (1.13%) nginx
9 10 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
11 7 (0.79%) IIS
11 7 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.45%) Magnolia
14 4 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 46 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (4.39%) MS Visio
3 37 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.46%) Figma
7 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.34%) InVision
8 3 (0.34%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.34%) Sketch
9 2 (0.23%) Marvel
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Cloudability
1 4 (0.45%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) HFM
4 1 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 146 (16.44%) AWS
2 137 (15.43%) GitHub
3 135 (15.20%) Azure
4 77 (8.67%) GCP
5 36 (4.05%) Serverless
6 29 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
7 28 (3.15%) SaaS
8 26 (2.93%) Microsoft 365
8 26 (2.93%) OpenShift
8 26 (2.93%) Slack
9 25 (2.82%) PaaS
10 19 (2.14%) IaaS
10 19 (2.14%) Power Platform
11 16 (1.80%) Apigee
11 16 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.69%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
13 14 (1.58%) npm
14 13 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.25%) DNS
2 18 (2.03%) Firewall
3 16 (1.80%) Kerberos
3 16 (1.80%) SAN
4 15 (1.69%) LAN
5 13 (1.46%) Multicast
5 13 (1.46%) NAS
6 11 (1.24%) HTTP
6 11 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.13%) VPN
7 10 (1.13%) WAN
8 9 (1.01%) BGP
8 9 (1.01%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.01%) Network Security
9 7 (0.79%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (0.79%) FCoE
9 7 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (4.73%) Big Data
4 34 (3.83%) MySQL
5 33 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.04%) Hadoop
7 25 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (2.14%) Apache Hive
10 19 (2.14%) Power BI
11 14 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.35%) Data Lake
12 12 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.79%) HBase
15 6 (0.68%) Cloud Spanner
15 6 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 855 (96.28%) JIRA
2 229 (25.79%) Jenkins
3 202 (22.75%) Git (software)
4 74 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 68 (7.66%) Maven
6 60 (6.76%) GitLab
7 58 (6.53%) Cucumber
8 39 (4.39%) TeamCity
9 38 (4.28%) Selenium
10 36 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
11 33 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 33 (3.72%) JUnit
12 28 (3.15%) Subversion
13 25 (2.82%) Hudson
13 25 (2.82%) WebDriver
14 23 (2.59%) SonarQube
15 22 (2.48%) Postman
16 21 (2.36%) JMeter
16 21 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (1.91%) REST Assured
General
1 242 (27.25%) Finance
2 206 (23.20%) Social Skills
3 180 (20.27%) Banking
4 69 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.50%) Public Sector
6 34 (3.83%) Investment Banking
7 33 (3.72%) Presentation Skills
8 27 (3.04%) Retail
9 25 (2.82%) Influencing Skills
10 19 (2.14%) Marketing
11 15 (1.69%) Publishing
11 15 (1.69%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.58%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.46%) Documentation Skills
13 13 (1.46%) Front Office
14 9 (1.01%) Games
15 8 (0.90%) Back Office
15 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
16 6 (0.68%) International Banking
16 6 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 187 (21.06%) Developer
2 154 (17.34%) Analyst
3 124 (13.96%) Business Analyst
4 75 (8.45%) Architect
5 65 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (4.39%) Java Developer
7 37 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 33 (3.72%) Scrum Master
9 31 (3.49%) Administrator
10 30 (3.38%) Data Engineer
11 27 (3.04%) Consultant
12 25 (2.82%) Agile Coach
12 25 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (2.48%) JIRA Administrator
13 22 (2.48%) Senior Developer
14 21 (2.36%) Tester
15 19 (2.14%) Cloud Engineer
15 19 (2.14%) Designer
15 19 (2.14%) Systems Administrator
16 18 (2.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.35%) REST
2 80 (9.01%) Spring
3 74 (8.33%) .NET
4 61 (6.87%) Node.js
5 58 (6.53%) React
6 56 (6.31%) HTML
7 55 (6.19%) Spring Boot
8 50 (5.63%) AngularJS
8 50 (5.63%) RESTful
9 49 (5.52%) CSS
10 42 (4.73%) JSON
11 39 (4.39%) Kafka
12 37 (4.17%) XML
13 36 (4.05%) Web Services
14 29 (3.27%) ASP.NET
15 26 (2.93%) PySpark
16 23 (2.59%) Gherkin
17 22 (2.48%) Middleware
18 20 (2.25%) HTML5
19 18 (2.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.29%) User Experience
2 38 (4.28%) Mobile App
3 30 (3.38%) Virtual Team
4 17 (1.91%) Data Centre
4 17 (1.91%) Reference Data
5 16 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.69%) Cloud Native
6 15 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.13%) Derivative
9 10 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
10 9 (1.01%) Replication
10 9 (1.01%) Wiki
11 7 (0.79%) Clustering
11 7 (0.79%) Equities
11 7 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.41%) Linux
2 70 (7.88%) Windows
3 49 (5.52%) Unix
4 27 (3.04%) Android
5 22 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.36%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.69%) Solaris
8 13 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.45%) tvOS
13 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.23%) SUSE
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (62.84%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (32.66%) DevOps
3 281 (31.64%) Scrum
4 120 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 119 (13.40%) Microservices
6 92 (10.36%) User Stories
7 91 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 90 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (9.57%) Project Management
10 81 (9.12%) BDD
11 80 (9.01%) Kanban
11 80 (9.01%) TDD
12 74 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (8.22%) SDLC
14 68 (7.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 66 (7.43%) Business Analysis
16 63 (7.09%) Data Modelling
17 56 (6.31%) Migration
18 55 (6.19%) Infrastructure as Code
19 51 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 215 (24.21%) Java
2 172 (19.37%) Python
3 160 (18.02%) SQL
4 113 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 102 (11.49%) C#
6 52 (5.86%) Bash Shell
7 50 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 42 (4.73%) Groovy
9 29 (3.27%) Scala
10 28 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.36%) Java 8
12 20 (2.25%) C
13 19 (2.14%) C++
13 19 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.69%) Kotlin
15 14 (1.58%) Java 11
16 13 (1.46%) Perl
16 13 (1.46%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 99 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 63 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.27%) Degree
4 18 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.58%) ISEB
6 13 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.24%) PMP
8 8 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.56%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.56%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.34%) CBAP
13 3 (0.34%) CCNA
13 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.34%) CISSP
13 3 (0.34%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.45%) QA
2 30 (3.38%) PMO
3 24 (2.70%) GDPR
4 16 (1.80%) Accessibility
5 13 (1.46%) EMIR
5 13 (1.46%) MiFID
6 10 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (1.01%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.56%) SLA
10 4 (0.45%) COBIT
11 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.23%) SEPA
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.11%) NCSC
13 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 127 (14.30%) Docker
2 52 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.24%) NFS
6 10 (1.13%) KVM
6 10 (1.13%) Xen
7 8 (0.90%) vSphere
8 7 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.79%) SRDF
9 6 (0.68%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.45%) Veritas File System
10 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.34%) iptables
12 1 (0.11%) IAG
12 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 130 (14.64%) Ansible
2 98 (11.04%) Kubernetes
3 92 (10.36%) Terraform
4 39 (4.39%) Puppet
5 22 (2.48%) Grafana
6 21 (2.36%) Prometheus
7 20 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.91%) Control-M
9 13 (1.46%) Rancher
10 12 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (1.13%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (1.01%) Kibana
13 9 (1.01%) QRadar
14 6 (0.68%) Netcool
14 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.56%) Mesos
15 5 (0.56%) Packer
15 5 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 119 (13.40%) Atlassian
2 105 (11.82%) Oracle
3 94 (10.59%) Microsoft
4 51 (5.74%) Google
5 42 (4.73%) Splunk
6 34 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (3.15%) Cloudera
8 26 (2.93%) Hortonworks
8 26 (2.93%) VMware
9 23 (2.59%) ServiceNow
10 19 (2.14%) CA Agile Central
11 18 (2.03%) Cisco
12 16 (1.80%) EMC
13 15 (1.69%) IBM
14 14 (1.58%) AppDynamics
14 14 (1.58%) Dynatrace
14 14 (1.58%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.46%) Sybase
16 12 (1.35%) HP
16 12 (1.35%) SAP