Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 118 133
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +18
Contract jobs citing Confluence 306 885 987
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.26% 2.31% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 14.92% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 614 675
Median daily rate £500 £525 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £363 £365 £368
90th Percentile £655 £650 £650
England median daily rate £475 £495 £488
% change year-on-year -4.04% +1.54% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.83% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.63
% change year-on-year - -19.77% +7.72%

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 1,990 5,933 7,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.72% 15.50% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,272 4,146 5,580
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +2.70% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +5.81% +5.04%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.59 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £69.50
Median hourly rate £27.23 £20.51 £21.50
% change year-on-year +32.76% -4.60% +2.60%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +8 37 £500 -4.76% 18
South London +19 26 £475 -17.39% 4
West London +49 5 £533 +25.29% 5
East London +38 2 £475 -11.63% 1
North London +17 2 £300 -38.46%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 291 (95.10%) JIRA
2 215 (70.26%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (35.62%) DevOps
4 103 (33.66%) Scrum
5 94 (30.72%) Finance
6 85 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 81 (26.47%) Linux
8 74 (24.18%) Security Cleared
9 69 (22.55%) Git (software)
9 69 (22.55%) Java
10 65 (21.24%) Python
10 65 (21.24%) SC Cleared
11 62 (20.26%) SQL
12 58 (18.95%) Azure
13 57 (18.63%) Atlassian
14 53 (17.32%) AWS
14 53 (17.32%) Docker
15 52 (16.99%) Microservices
16 51 (16.67%) Banking
17 50 (16.34%) Project Management
17 50 (16.34%) REST
18 48 (15.69%) BDD
19 46 (15.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 46 (15.03%) TDD
20 43 (14.05%) Ansible
21 42 (13.73%) Kanban
21 42 (13.73%) Test Automation
21 42 (13.73%) SQL Server
21 42 (13.73%) Windows
21 42 (13.73%) Microsoft

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 40 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.86%) JBoss
2 21 (6.86%) Red Hat Fuse
3 12 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.94%) CMS
5 8 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.61%) Mule
6 7 (2.29%) MQSeries
6 7 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.96%) Apache
7 6 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.63%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.63%) IIS
8 5 (1.63%) Jetty
8 5 (1.63%) nginx
8 5 (1.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.98%) Jupyter
Applications
1 19 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 58 (18.95%) Azure
2 53 (17.32%) AWS
3 39 (12.75%) GitHub
4 24 (7.84%) GCP
5 20 (6.54%) OpenShift
6 17 (5.56%) Slack
7 13 (4.25%) Power Platform
8 12 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (3.59%) Amazon S3
10 8 (2.61%) SaaS
11 6 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.96%) Route 53
11 6 (1.96%) Serverless
12 5 (1.63%) Apigee
12 5 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.63%) Boomi
12 5 (1.63%) PaaS
12 5 (1.63%) Trello
12 5 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.25%) HTTPS
2 12 (3.92%) DNS
3 11 (3.59%) Firewall
3 11 (3.59%) HTTP
4 8 (2.61%) SSL
5 7 (2.29%) Kerberos
5 7 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.63%) DHCP
6 5 (1.63%) Internet
6 5 (1.63%) SSH
7 4 (1.31%) Intranet
7 4 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.31%) SAN
7 4 (1.31%) VLAN
8 3 (0.98%) VPN
9 2 (0.65%) 3G
9 2 (0.65%) BGP
9 2 (0.65%) IPv4
9 2 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (7.19%) MySQL
4 19 (6.21%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.25%) Power BI
7 12 (3.92%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.59%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.61%) Data Lake
11 8 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.29%) Big Data
13 5 (1.63%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.63%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (1.31%) MariaDB
14 4 (1.31%) QlikView
14 4 (1.31%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 291 (95.10%) JIRA
2 85 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 69 (22.55%) Git (software)
4 46 (15.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 34 (11.11%) JUnit
7 32 (10.46%) Bitbucket
8 30 (9.80%) Cucumber
9 29 (9.48%) Maven
10 27 (8.82%) GitLab
11 25 (8.17%) Subversion
12 20 (6.54%) SonarQube
13 18 (5.88%) FishEye
13 18 (5.88%) Hudson
13 18 (5.88%) Mockito
13 18 (5.88%) Selenium
14 13 (4.25%) TeamCity
15 10 (3.27%) Xcode
16 9 (2.94%) JMeter
16 9 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (30.72%) Finance
2 51 (16.67%) Banking
3 31 (10.13%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.25%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.27%) Retail
6 5 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.63%) Front Office
6 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.98%) Games
7 3 (0.98%) International Banking
7 3 (0.98%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (18.63%) Developer
2 50 (16.34%) Analyst
3 39 (12.75%) Business Analyst
4 27 (8.82%) Administrator
5 25 (8.17%) Architect
6 22 (7.19%) JIRA Administrator
6 22 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.23%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.92%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.27%) DevOps Administrator
11 10 (3.27%) iOS Developer
11 10 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (2.61%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (2.61%) Data Engineer
13 8 (2.61%) SharePoint Administrator
14 7 (2.29%) Build Engineer
14 7 (2.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.34%) REST
2 40 (13.07%) Web Services
3 35 (11.44%) .NET
4 34 (11.11%) Spring
5 33 (10.78%) JSON
6 28 (9.15%) XML
7 25 (8.17%) ASP.NET
8 21 (6.86%) Hibernate
9 20 (6.54%) Apache Camel
10 19 (6.21%) Middleware
11 18 (5.88%) HTML
12 17 (5.56%) Node.js
12 17 (5.56%) Spring Boot
13 15 (4.90%) JMS
14 13 (4.25%) CSS
14 13 (4.25%) HTML5
14 13 (4.25%) RESTful
15 12 (3.92%) Gherkin
15 12 (3.92%) React
15 12 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.82%) User Experience
2 19 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.27%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.96%) Derivative
7 5 (1.63%) NHS
7 5 (1.63%) W3C
8 4 (1.31%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.98%) Clustering
9 3 (0.98%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.98%) iPad
9 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) PKI
9 3 (0.98%) Replication
9 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.65%) Equities
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
10 2 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (26.47%) Linux
2 42 (13.73%) Windows
3 23 (7.52%) Unix
4 21 (6.86%) Android
5 18 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.92%) CentOS
7 9 (2.94%) Debian
7 9 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.65%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.33%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (70.26%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (35.62%) DevOps
3 103 (33.66%) Scrum
4 52 (16.99%) Microservices
5 50 (16.34%) Project Management
6 48 (15.69%) BDD
7 46 (15.03%) TDD
8 42 (13.73%) Kanban
8 42 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 37 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (11.76%) User Stories
11 35 (11.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 34 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 33 (10.78%) Change Management
14 31 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (10.13%) Migration
15 27 (8.82%) Waterfall
16 25 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (7.84%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.55%) Java
2 65 (21.24%) Python
3 62 (20.26%) SQL
4 32 (10.46%) PowerShell
5 31 (10.13%) C#
6 30 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.56%) Groovy
9 16 (5.23%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.25%) Perl
11 12 (3.92%) Apple Swift
12 11 (3.59%) Kotlin
13 10 (3.27%) Scala
14 9 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.61%) C++
15 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.29%) Java 8
16 7 (2.29%) Ruby
16 7 (2.29%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.63%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 74 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 65 (21.24%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.27%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.63%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.63%) Degree
5 4 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) ISEB
6 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) CCIE
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.88%) QA
2 7 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.31%) GDPR
4 3 (0.98%) PMO
4 3 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.65%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.33%) EMIR
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) NCSC
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 53 (17.32%) Docker
2 14 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.98%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.65%) Gluster
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (14.05%) Ansible
2 40 (13.07%) Kubernetes
3 25 (8.17%) Terraform
4 22 (7.19%) Puppet
5 13 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.96%) Salt
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Control-M
8 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.65%) Grafana
8 2 (0.65%) Nessus
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.65%) Packer
8 2 (0.65%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.33%) Netcool
9 1 (0.33%) Rancher
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (18.63%) Atlassian
2 42 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.75%) Oracle
4 23 (7.52%) Sybase
5 18 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.56%) Splunk
7 13 (4.25%) MuleSoft
8 12 (3.92%) Axway
8 12 (3.92%) ServiceNow
9 10 (3.27%) Google
9 10 (3.27%) Hortonworks
10 9 (2.94%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.94%) Murex
11 8 (2.61%) Cloudera
12 7 (2.29%) Databricks
12 7 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.96%) SAP
13 6 (1.96%) Talend
13 6 (1.96%) VMware
14 5 (1.63%) RedGate