Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 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
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 170 209
Rank change year-on-year +26 +39 +131
Contract jobs citing Confluence 889 632 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 1.60% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.17% 8.68% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 401 357
London median daily rate £525 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £325
90th Percentile £664 £638 £638
England median daily rate £491 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +7.97% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,962 7,279 7,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 18.42% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,701 5,087 5,322
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.90% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 73 101
London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £52.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.28 £19.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.77% -1.88% +5.26%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily 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 25 May 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
Central London +4 154 £501 +5.93% 34
South London +33 99 £550 - 4
West London -35 19 £425 -17.87% 15
East London -13 17 £563 +9.49% 7
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 840 (94.49%) JIRA
2 646 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (44.77%) Java
4 335 (37.68%) Git (software)
5 320 (36.00%) Jenkins
6 318 (35.77%) Scrum
7 279 (31.38%) DevOps
8 249 (28.01%) Test Automation
9 226 (25.42%) Linux
10 201 (22.61%) Python
10 201 (22.61%) TDD
11 200 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
12 195 (21.93%) Finance
13 187 (21.03%) JavaScript
14 184 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
15 176 (19.80%) Docker
16 169 (19.01%) BDD
17 165 (18.56%) Ansible
17 165 (18.56%) Atlassian
18 157 (17.66%) REST
19 147 (16.54%) Microservices
20 137 (15.41%) Configuration Management
21 136 (15.30%) Security Cleared
22 134 (15.07%) RESTful
23 128 (14.40%) Unix
24 127 (14.29%) Kanban
25 125 (14.06%) Banking
26 124 (13.95%) Web Services
27 123 (13.84%) Spring
27 123 (13.84%) Problem-Solving

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 61 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.92%) WildFly
3 21 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.14%) Apache
4 19 (2.14%) JBoss
5 18 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.80%) CMS
6 16 (1.80%) WordPress
7 15 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 15 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.12%) Mule
8 10 (1.12%) nginx
8 10 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.79%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.79%) Hyperledger
12 6 (0.67%) EPiServer
Applications
1 24 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.59%) Photoshop
3 22 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (1.35%) HipChat
7 8 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.45%) Gliffy
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.22%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.79%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Magento
5 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 200 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (11.47%) GitHub
3 60 (6.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 58 (6.52%) Amazon S3
5 51 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 47 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 44 (4.95%) Serverless
9 41 (4.61%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (4.16%) CloudFront
10 37 (4.16%) Route 53
11 30 (3.37%) Slack
12 22 (2.47%) BrowserStack
13 12 (1.35%) npm
14 10 (1.12%) BlazeMeter
15 9 (1.01%) Trello
16 8 (0.90%) AWS CloudTrail
16 8 (0.90%) Basecamp
16 8 (0.90%) PaaS
17 7 (0.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.61%) HTTP
2 22 (2.47%) Firewall
3 18 (2.02%) DNS
4 16 (1.80%) SSL
5 15 (1.69%) VPN
6 14 (1.57%) Internet
7 11 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 9 (1.01%) SMS
9 9 (1.01%) VLAN
10 7 (0.79%) BGP
10 7 (0.79%) OSPF
10 7 (0.79%) SSH
11 6 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.56%) FTP
12 5 (0.56%) IMAP
12 5 (0.56%) SMTP
13 4 (0.45%) DHCP
13 4 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
2 87 (9.79%) Relational Database
3 61 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 50 (5.62%) Big Data
5 48 (5.40%) Amazon RDS
5 48 (5.40%) RDBMS
6 41 (4.61%) MongoDB
7 39 (4.39%) MySQL
8 36 (4.05%) NoSQL
8 36 (4.05%) SQL Server
9 30 (3.37%) HBase
10 18 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.69%) Endeca
13 14 (1.57%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.01%) Blockchain
17 8 (0.90%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 840 (94.49%) JIRA
2 335 (37.68%) Git (software)
3 320 (36.00%) Jenkins
4 122 (13.72%) JUnit
5 108 (12.15%) Selenium
6 96 (10.80%) Maven
7 75 (8.44%) Cucumber
8 69 (7.76%) SonarQube
9 65 (7.31%) Mockito
10 59 (6.64%) Subversion
11 58 (6.52%) Bitbucket
12 48 (5.40%) WebDriver
13 47 (5.29%) Checkstyle
13 47 (5.29%) TeamCity
14 46 (5.17%) Liquibase
15 37 (4.16%) Vagrant
16 35 (3.94%) Gradle
17 32 (3.60%) JMeter
17 32 (3.60%) Zephyr
18 31 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 195 (21.93%) Finance
2 125 (14.06%) Banking
3 36 (4.05%) Retail
4 23 (2.59%) Investment Banking
4 23 (2.59%) Retail Banking
5 18 (2.02%) Marketing
6 16 (1.80%) Front Office
7 15 (1.69%) Games
8 11 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.01%) Legal
10 7 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.56%) Back Office
12 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 3 (0.34%) German Language
13 3 (0.34%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 3 (0.34%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (29.25%) Developer
2 156 (17.55%) Analyst
3 124 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 104 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 88 (9.90%) Business Analyst
6 53 (5.96%) Scrum Master
7 49 (5.51%) AWS DevOps
8 46 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
9 44 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 36 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 34 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 32 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 32 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 31 (3.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 28 (3.15%) Administrator
14 28 (3.15%) Architect
15 26 (2.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 26 (2.92%) Test Analyst
16 23 (2.59%) Tester
17 22 (2.47%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (17.66%) REST
2 134 (15.07%) RESTful
3 124 (13.95%) Web Services
4 123 (13.84%) Spring
5 115 (12.94%) HTML
6 87 (9.79%) HTML5
7 84 (9.45%) Hibernate
8 80 (9.00%) Node.js
9 79 (8.89%) JSON
10 77 (8.66%) CSS
11 59 (6.64%) AngularJS
12 56 (6.30%) CSS3
12 56 (6.30%) XML
13 53 (5.96%) JMS
14 52 (5.85%) React
15 49 (5.51%) JAX-RS
16 45 (5.06%) Gherkin
17 44 (4.95%) Drools
17 44 (4.95%) Lambda Expressions
18 43 (4.84%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.20%) User Experience
3 61 (6.86%) Linux Command Line
4 38 (4.27%) Fintech
5 32 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.81%) iPad
8 20 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 19 (2.14%) Social Media
9 19 (2.14%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.91%) Wiki
11 15 (1.69%) PKI
12 14 (1.57%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.46%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.24%) Equities
15 10 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
16 9 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 226 (25.42%) Linux
2 128 (14.40%) Unix
3 47 (5.29%) Windows
4 43 (4.84%) CentOS
4 43 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (3.26%) VMS
6 24 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.25%) Android
8 17 (1.91%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.12%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.56%) Debian
13 3 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) OS/2
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (35.77%) Scrum
3 279 (31.38%) DevOps
4 249 (28.01%) Test Automation
5 201 (22.61%) TDD
6 184 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (19.01%) BDD
8 147 (16.54%) Microservices
9 137 (15.41%) Configuration Management
10 127 (14.29%) Kanban
11 123 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
12 109 (12.26%) OO
13 82 (9.22%) Project Management
14 81 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 80 (9.00%) Open Source
16 75 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
16 75 (8.44%) User Stories
17 70 (7.87%) SDLC
18 66 (7.42%) E-Commerce
18 66 (7.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 398 (44.77%) Java
2 201 (22.61%) Python
3 187 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 104 (11.70%) SQL
5 100 (11.25%) Java 8
6 89 (10.01%) Bash Shell
7 53 (5.96%) Perl
8 50 (5.62%) Ruby
9 49 (5.51%) C#
10 43 (4.84%) Groovy
11 42 (4.72%) JPQL
12 36 (4.05%) Scala
13 35 (3.94%) Go
14 30 (3.37%) PowerShell
14 30 (3.37%) Shell Script
15 20 (2.25%) R
16 15 (1.69%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.35%) PHP
18 10 (1.12%) ES6
19 8 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 136 (15.30%) Security Cleared
2 112 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 59 (6.64%) Degree
4 39 (4.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 18 (2.02%) AWS Certification
6 18 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.69%) ISEB
8 9 (1.01%) PMP
9 7 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.67%) CCNA
10 6 (0.67%) CCNP
10 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.34%) MBA
11 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.22%) IIBA
12 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.57%) QA
2 17 (1.91%) PMO
3 14 (1.57%) WCAG
4 11 (1.24%) GDPR
5 7 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.79%) MiFID
5 7 (0.79%) PSD2
6 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.67%) SLA
7 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.45%) IFRS
7 4 (0.45%) IFRS 9
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.22%) GCP
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 176 (19.80%) Docker
2 12 (1.35%) HDFS
2 12 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.79%) vCloud
5 6 (0.67%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.45%) Postfix
7 4 (0.45%) Squid
8 3 (0.34%) NFS
8 3 (0.34%) OpenDJ
8 3 (0.34%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) iptables
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 165 (18.56%) Ansible
2 107 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
3 97 (10.91%) Puppet
4 94 (10.57%) Terraform
5 55 (6.19%) Kubernetes
6 30 (3.37%) Salt
7 14 (1.57%) HP ALM
7 14 (1.57%) Rancher
8 11 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (1.24%) Kibana
8 11 (1.24%) Nagios
9 9 (1.01%) Packer
10 8 (0.90%) PingFederate
11 7 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.79%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.67%) Icinga
12 6 (0.67%) logstash
12 6 (0.67%) yum
13 5 (0.56%) Grafana
14 4 (0.45%) Consul
Vendors
1 165 (18.56%) Atlassian
2 67 (7.54%) Oracle
3 40 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.16%) Google
5 36 (4.05%) Sybase
6 33 (3.71%) Adobe
7 30 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 25 (2.81%) Splunk
9 24 (2.70%) Cisco
10 22 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 18 (2.02%) VMware
12 17 (1.91%) AppDynamics
13 16 (1.80%) ATG
13 16 (1.80%) Hortonworks
14 14 (1.57%) HP
14 14 (1.57%) hybris
14 14 (1.57%) New Relic
14 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.35%) Citrix
15 12 (1.35%) Cloudera