Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 123 143
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 +121
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1,080 1,025 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.16% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.27% 12.59% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 745 474
London median daily rate £525 £513 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +4.59% +11.36%
10th Percentile £360 £356 £350
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -0.10% +6.38% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £43.63 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.85% -2.22% -25.00%

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 8,137 8,143 8,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.38% 17.13% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,712 5,862 6,093
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 104 102
London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.47 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.26% +15.31% -17.25%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £56.68
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 14 December 2018.

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 6 months to 14 December 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 +24 172 £550 +10.00% 24
South London -24 106 £550 +2.33% 5
East London +2 45 £563 +7.14% 11
West London +2 31 £525 - 21
North London +3 10 £450 +50.00%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,027 (95.09%) JIRA
2 787 (72.87%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (41.48%) Java
4 357 (33.06%) Jenkins
5 352 (32.59%) Git (software)
6 343 (31.76%) Scrum
7 285 (26.39%) REST
8 284 (26.30%) Test Automation
9 275 (25.46%) DevOps
10 260 (24.07%) TDD
11 237 (21.94%) Finance
12 231 (21.39%) Docker
13 227 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
14 219 (20.28%) Microservices
15 212 (19.63%) JavaScript
16 209 (19.35%) BDD
17 200 (18.52%) Atlassian
18 196 (18.15%) Linux
19 193 (17.87%) Banking
20 189 (17.50%) Security Cleared
21 184 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
22 183 (16.94%) Maven
23 173 (16.02%) Unix
24 163 (15.09%) Java 8
25 161 (14.91%) SC Cleared
26 152 (14.07%) Ansible
27 146 (13.52%) RESTful
27 146 (13.52%) JUnit
28 143 (13.24%) SQL
29 138 (12.78%) Python

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 97 (8.98%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (5.93%) WildFly
3 37 (3.43%) Apache
4 31 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.22%) CMS
6 16 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 16 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (1.39%) IIS
7 15 (1.39%) WordPress
8 14 (1.30%) JBoss
9 11 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.56%) Mule
12 5 (0.46%) nginx
12 5 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 40 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.74%) InVision
8 5 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.37%) HipChat
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.093%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 227 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (9.72%) GitHub
4 38 (3.52%) Slack
5 37 (3.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 26 (2.41%) Amazon S3
6 26 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (2.31%) PaaS
8 24 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (2.22%) SaaS
9 23 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (1.94%) OpenShift
11 19 (1.76%) Serverless
12 17 (1.57%) BlazeMeter
13 15 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (1.20%) npm
15 12 (1.11%) Trello
16 11 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.15%) HTTP
2 23 (2.13%) DNS
3 17 (1.57%) Kerberos
4 15 (1.39%) Firewall
4 15 (1.39%) SSL
5 14 (1.30%) AMQP
6 13 (1.20%) X.509
7 9 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
7 9 (0.83%) OpenVPN
7 9 (0.83%) SSH
8 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.56%) VPN
10 4 (0.37%) SAN
11 3 (0.28%) Internet
11 3 (0.28%) MQTT
11 3 (0.28%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.19%) MPLS
12 2 (0.19%) Skype
12 2 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 106 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (9.35%) SQL Server
4 69 (6.39%) HBase
5 68 (6.30%) RDBMS
6 60 (5.56%) Big Data
7 59 (5.46%) NoSQL
8 56 (5.19%) Hadoop
9 51 (4.72%) MongoDB
10 47 (4.35%) MySQL
11 32 (2.96%) Redis
12 23 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (0.83%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.74%) Apache Kudu
17 8 (0.74%) Impala
18 7 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,027 (95.09%) JIRA
2 357 (33.06%) Jenkins
3 352 (32.59%) Git (software)
4 183 (16.94%) Maven
5 146 (13.52%) JUnit
6 98 (9.07%) SonarQube
7 95 (8.80%) Cucumber
8 92 (8.52%) Selenium
9 89 (8.24%) Bitbucket
10 81 (7.50%) Mockito
11 75 (6.94%) Liquibase
12 74 (6.85%) Vagrant
13 67 (6.20%) Checkstyle
14 65 (6.02%) Subversion
15 58 (5.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 49 (4.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (4.07%) TeamCity
18 38 (3.52%) IntelliJ
18 38 (3.52%) WebDriver
18 38 (3.52%) Zephyr
General
1 237 (21.94%) Finance
2 193 (17.87%) Banking
3 43 (3.98%) Front Office
4 39 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.52%) Retail
6 23 (2.13%) Law
7 18 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.02%) Back Office
9 11 (1.02%) Marketing
10 10 (0.93%) Publishing
11 9 (0.83%) Games
11 9 (0.83%) Legal
11 9 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 380 (35.19%) Developer
2 175 (16.20%) Java Developer
3 126 (11.67%) Analyst
4 104 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 66 (6.11%) Business Analyst
6 62 (5.74%) Tester
7 54 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 54 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 52 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 49 (4.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 49 (4.54%) Scrum Master
10 47 (4.35%) Architect
11 33 (3.06%) Python Developer
12 30 (2.78%) Consultant
13 25 (2.31%) Designer
13 25 (2.31%) Test Analyst
14 24 (2.22%) Agile Developer
14 24 (2.22%) Automation Tester
15 23 (2.13%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (2.13%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (26.39%) REST
2 146 (13.52%) RESTful
3 135 (12.50%) Web Services
4 131 (12.13%) Hibernate
5 127 (11.76%) JSON
6 114 (10.56%) Spring
7 99 (9.17%) Node.js
8 91 (8.43%) Kafka
9 82 (7.59%) CSS
10 80 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 79 (7.31%) HTML
12 76 (7.04%) Java EE
13 75 (6.94%) Drools
13 75 (6.94%) JMS
14 72 (6.67%) React
15 71 (6.57%) JAX-RS
16 67 (6.20%) WireMock
17 66 (6.11%) Lambda Expressions
18 65 (6.02%) .NET
19 54 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.87%) Linux Command Line
2 76 (7.04%) User Experience
3 63 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.80%) Fintech
5 35 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.06%) Wiki
7 30 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.41%) iPad
9 21 (1.94%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.57%) PKI
12 16 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.30%) Data Centre
14 14 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.30%) Equities
15 13 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (1.11%) Cloud Native
16 12 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
17 11 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 196 (18.15%) Linux
2 173 (16.02%) Unix
3 89 (8.24%) Windows
4 64 (5.93%) VMS
5 36 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.87%) Windows Server
7 23 (2.13%) CentOS
8 21 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.20%) Android
11 6 (0.56%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.19%) Solaris
15 1 (0.093%) RancherOS
15 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (72.87%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (31.76%) Scrum
3 284 (26.30%) Test Automation
4 275 (25.46%) DevOps
5 260 (24.07%) TDD
6 219 (20.28%) Microservices
7 209 (19.35%) BDD
8 184 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
9 124 (11.48%) OO
10 118 (10.93%) Kanban
11 116 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
12 114 (10.56%) User Stories
13 105 (9.72%) SDLC
14 94 (8.70%) Open Source
15 80 (7.41%) Project Management
16 74 (6.85%) Domain-Driven Design
17 73 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 72 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 71 (6.57%) Configuration Management
20 68 (6.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 448 (41.48%) Java
2 212 (19.63%) JavaScript
3 163 (15.09%) Java 8
4 143 (13.24%) SQL
5 138 (12.78%) Python
6 75 (6.94%) Bash Shell
6 75 (6.94%) C#
7 66 (6.11%) JPQL
8 61 (5.65%) Groovy
9 38 (3.52%) Ruby
10 32 (2.96%) Scala
11 31 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 29 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.04%) Perl
14 18 (1.67%) ES6
14 18 (1.67%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.57%) C++
15 17 (1.57%) Go
15 17 (1.57%) PHP
16 14 (1.30%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 189 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 161 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.72%) Degree
4 38 (3.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.48%) ISEB
7 15 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (0.74%) RHCE
10 7 (0.65%) CISA
10 7 (0.65%) CISM
10 7 (0.65%) CISSP
10 7 (0.65%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.46%) PMP
12 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (8.80%) QA
2 23 (2.13%) PMO
3 10 (0.93%) GDPR
4 9 (0.83%) MiFID
4 9 (0.83%) WCAG
5 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.46%) PSD2
7 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) SLA
8 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 231 (21.39%) Docker
2 29 (2.69%) HDFS
3 18 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.20%) Squid
5 10 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.83%) Postfix
6 9 (0.83%) vCloud
7 8 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.19%) etcd
9 2 (0.19%) flannel
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 152 (14.07%) Ansible
2 120 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 83 (7.69%) Terraform
4 49 (4.54%) Puppet
5 35 (3.24%) Kibana
6 29 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (2.31%) logstash
8 15 (1.39%) Mesos
9 13 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (1.20%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.11%) Grafana
10 12 (1.11%) Sysdig
11 11 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (1.02%) Packer
11 11 (1.02%) Rancher
11 11 (1.02%) Salt
12 8 (0.74%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.74%) Rsyslog
13 6 (0.56%) Graphite
13 6 (0.56%) rkt
Vendors
1 200 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 68 (6.30%) Google
3 59 (5.46%) Oracle
4 57 (5.28%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.24%) Splunk
6 30 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.31%) Adobe
8 22 (2.04%) Sybase
9 20 (1.85%) VMware
10 16 (1.48%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.39%) hybris
11 15 (1.39%) New Relic
12 14 (1.30%) IBM
13 12 (1.11%) ServiceNow
14 11 (1.02%) Murex
14 11 (1.02%) Sonatype
15 10 (0.93%) Dynatrace
15 10 (0.93%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.93%) SAP
16 9 (0.83%) Oneserve