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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 194 255
Rank change year-on-year +25 +61  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 314 276 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.28% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.89% 6.87% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 196 111
Median daily rate £475 £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +23.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £638 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3533 4020 4373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.08% 18.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2483 2900 2916
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.28 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in London

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in London

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London +6 35 £450 -1.36% 11
Croydon +12 28 £525 +40.00% 5
Docklands, London +2 4 £480 +1.10%
Westminster +7 2 £544 +20.83%
Osterley - 1 £313 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 669 (96.68%) JIRA
2 455 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (35.84%) Java
4 224 (32.37%) Scrum
5 211 (30.49%) Git (software)
6 209 (30.20%) DevOps
7 193 (27.89%) Jenkins
8 172 (24.86%) Atlassian
9 164 (23.70%) Finance
10 157 (22.69%) Linux
10 157 (22.69%) TDD
11 156 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
12 141 (20.38%) HTML
13 136 (19.65%) Spring
14 122 (17.63%) CSS
15 119 (17.20%) Banking
16 117 (16.91%) BDD
17 115 (16.62%) Test Automation
17 115 (16.62%) Docker
18 112 (16.18%) JavaScript
19 106 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
20 105 (15.17%) SQL
21 100 (14.45%) Microservices
22 99 (14.31%) HTML5
23 93 (13.44%) Ansible
24 91 (13.15%) Cucumber
25 89 (12.86%) Oracle
26 88 (12.72%) Bitbucket
27 87 (12.57%) AngularJS
28 86 (12.43%) Kanban

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 33 (4.77%) Apache
1 33 (4.77%) Apache Solr
2 32 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.75%) Apache Spark
6 17 (2.46%) CMS
7 15 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.88%) JBoss
8 13 (1.88%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.45%) Anypoint
9 10 (1.45%) IIS
10 8 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.01%) nginx
12 6 (0.87%) Mule
12 6 (0.87%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (4.34%) MS Visio
2 26 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.46%) HipChat
5 16 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (2.17%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.29%) InVision
9 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (2.46%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 106 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (10.26%) GitHub
3 56 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (3.18%) Amazon S3
5 21 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 21 (3.03%) PaaS
6 14 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (1.45%) Slack
9 9 (1.30%) G Suite
10 7 (1.01%) Basecamp
10 7 (1.01%) Bluemix
10 7 (1.01%) IaaS
10 7 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.87%) Force.com
11 6 (0.87%) SoftLayer
12 5 (0.72%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.05%) HTTP
2 19 (2.75%) DNS
3 17 (2.46%) LDAP
4 16 (2.31%) Firewall
5 13 (1.88%) OpenVPN
5 13 (1.88%) SSL
6 12 (1.73%) Kerberos
6 12 (1.73%) VPN
7 11 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
7 11 (1.59%) SSH
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.87%) DVB
8 6 (0.87%) Internet
8 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.58%) LAN
10 4 (0.58%) Skype
10 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (6.79%) Big Data
3 41 (5.92%) Hadoop
4 35 (5.06%) HBase
5 30 (4.34%) MongoDB
6 29 (4.19%) MySQL
7 27 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 27 (3.90%) SQL Server
8 20 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.75%) Endeca
10 16 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.30%) QlikView
13 9 (1.30%) Redis
14 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 669 (96.68%) JIRA
2 211 (30.49%) Git (software)
3 193 (27.89%) Jenkins
4 91 (13.15%) Cucumber
5 88 (12.72%) Bitbucket
6 71 (10.26%) Maven
6 71 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 63 (9.10%) Selenium
8 60 (8.67%) JUnit
9 51 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 51 (7.37%) Subversion
10 49 (7.08%) TeamCity
11 35 (5.06%) IntelliJ
12 29 (4.19%) WebDriver
13 24 (3.47%) Mockito
14 23 (3.32%) Karma Test Runner
15 22 (3.18%) Gradle
15 22 (3.18%) Jasmine
15 22 (3.18%) SonarQube
16 19 (2.75%) GitLab
General
1 164 (23.70%) Finance
2 119 (17.20%) Banking
3 47 (6.79%) Retail
4 26 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.47%) Marketing
6 12 (1.73%) Back Office
7 10 (1.45%) Front Office
7 10 (1.45%) Publishing
7 10 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.30%) Games
8 9 (1.30%) Legal
9 6 (0.87%) Electronics
9 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 208 (30.06%) Developer
2 96 (13.87%) Analyst
3 93 (13.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 67 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 61 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 55 (7.95%) Architect
7 40 (5.78%) AWS Engineer
8 33 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
9 31 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 30 (4.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 27 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.61%) Tester
13 23 (3.32%) Consultant
14 20 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 20 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (2.46%) Agile Business Analyst
15 17 (2.46%) Hybris Developer
16 16 (2.31%) Administrator
17 15 (2.17%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (20.38%) HTML
2 136 (19.65%) Spring
3 122 (17.63%) CSS
4 99 (14.31%) HTML5
5 87 (12.57%) AngularJS
6 85 (12.28%) REST
7 70 (10.12%) CSS3
8 67 (9.68%) RESTful
9 63 (9.10%) Web Services
10 62 (8.96%) Spring Boot
11 54 (7.80%) XML
12 51 (7.37%) JSON
13 44 (6.36%) J2EE
14 42 (6.07%) Node.js
15 39 (5.64%) .NET
16 34 (4.91%) jQuery
17 33 (4.77%) Apache Camel
18 32 (4.62%) React
19 30 (4.34%) Spring MVC
20 27 (3.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.77%) User Experience
4 25 (3.61%) iPad
4 25 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.03%) Equities
6 20 (2.89%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (2.75%) Social Media
8 18 (2.60%) Video on Demand
9 16 (2.31%) Fintech
10 14 (2.02%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.88%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.88%) STB
12 12 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.73%) Wiki
13 11 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 157 (22.69%) Linux
2 64 (9.25%) Unix
3 44 (6.36%) Windows
4 33 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 21 (3.03%) CentOS
7 13 (1.88%) Android
8 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.72%) Solaris
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.29%) Debian
13 2 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (32.37%) Scrum
3 209 (30.20%) DevOps
4 157 (22.69%) TDD
5 156 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
6 117 (16.91%) BDD
7 115 (16.62%) Test Automation
8 100 (14.45%) Microservices
9 86 (12.43%) Kanban
10 70 (10.12%) Open Source
11 64 (9.25%) Configuration Management
12 63 (9.10%) User Stories
13 59 (8.53%) Project Management
14 58 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
15 55 (7.95%) MVC
16 54 (7.80%) SOA
17 53 (7.66%) OO
18 51 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 49 (7.08%) Responsive Web Design
20 45 (6.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 248 (35.84%) Java
2 112 (16.18%) JavaScript
3 105 (15.17%) SQL
4 85 (12.28%) Python
5 38 (5.49%) Ruby
6 37 (5.35%) Bash Shell
7 32 (4.62%) C#
8 22 (3.18%) Perl
9 19 (2.75%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.31%) Scala
12 15 (2.17%) Groovy
13 13 (1.88%) C++
14 12 (1.73%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.30%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.30%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.16%) C
17 6 (0.87%) ActionScript
17 6 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 70 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 58 (8.38%) Degree
4 22 (3.18%) ISEB
5 16 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.01%) PMP
7 7 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.72%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.58%) IIBA
10 3 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.43%) CBAP
11 2 (0.29%) CAPM
11 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.29%) RHCE
11 2 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.40%) QA
2 13 (1.88%) PMO
3 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) WCAG
5 4 (0.58%) COBIT
5 4 (0.58%) MiFID
6 2 (0.29%) GCP
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (16.62%) Docker
2 18 (2.60%) vCloud
3 11 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.59%) Postfix
3 11 (1.59%) Squid
3 11 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.45%) HDFS
5 9 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.14%) Gluster
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 93 (13.44%) Ansible
2 57 (8.24%) Puppet
3 53 (7.66%) Kubernetes
4 43 (6.21%) Terraform
5 22 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.60%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (2.02%) Rancher
8 13 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (1.88%) HockeyApp
8 13 (1.88%) logstash
9 12 (1.73%) Kibana
10 11 (1.59%) Rsyslog
10 11 (1.59%) Sysdig
11 7 (1.01%) Nagios
12 6 (0.87%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.87%) Forum Sentry
13 5 (0.72%) Dollar Universe
13 5 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 172 (24.86%) Atlassian
2 89 (12.86%) Oracle
3 35 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 34 (4.91%) Adobe
5 30 (4.34%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.19%) Splunk
7 24 (3.47%) SAP
8 23 (3.32%) Google
8 23 (3.32%) IBM
9 22 (3.18%) VMware
10 21 (3.03%) ATG
11 20 (2.89%) AppDynamics
12 19 (2.75%) New Relic
12 19 (2.75%) Sonatype
13 17 (2.46%) hybris
13 17 (2.46%) MuleSoft
14 15 (2.17%) Apple
14 15 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.88%) HP
16 10 (1.45%) Cisco
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