Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 102 120
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +20
Contract jobs citing Confluence 709 407 980
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.39% 2.51% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.36% 16.68% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 283 677
10th Percentile £363 £363 £375
25th Percentile £425 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £600 £586 £600
90th Percentile £675 £650 £675
England median daily rate £495 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
10th Percentile £48.95 " £16.43
25th Percentile £54.13 £48.00 £21.94
Median hourly rate £63.00 £51.00 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% +29.94% -
75th Percentile £71.63 £54.00 £55.31
90th Percentile £76.65 " £58.13
England median hourly rate £65.50 £45.91 £47.50
% change year-on-year +42.67% -3.35% +8.57%

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 4,085 2,440 6,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.77% 15.03% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,869 1,692 4,510
10th Percentile £335 £320 £308
25th Percentile £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 47
10th Percentile £16.05 £15.25 £12.89
25th Percentile £21.25 £22.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate £34.75 £32.47 £20.89
Median % change year-on-year +7.01% +55.45% +1.90%
75th Percentile £57.50 £49.19 £34.80
90th Percentile £69.58 £59.75 £48.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -39 45 £482 -7.04% 36
South London +3 24 £531 +6.25% 14
West London +13 15 £545 -13.49% 5
East London +4 1 £540 +19.34% 4
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 674 (95.06%) JIRA
2 448 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (31.45%) Finance
4 212 (29.90%) DevOps
5 208 (29.34%) Scrum
6 182 (25.67%) Jenkins
7 177 (24.96%) Java
8 169 (23.84%) Python
9 151 (21.30%) Git (software)
10 147 (20.73%) Banking
11 140 (19.75%) AWS
12 139 (19.61%) Social Skills
13 110 (15.51%) GitHub
14 105 (14.81%) Linux
15 103 (14.53%) SQL
15 103 (14.53%) Security Cleared
16 98 (13.82%) Docker
17 92 (12.98%) Ansible
17 92 (12.98%) Test Automation
18 88 (12.41%) Azure
19 86 (12.13%) Project Management
19 86 (12.13%) Oracle
20 85 (11.99%) JavaScript
21 83 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
22 81 (11.42%) Microservices
22 81 (11.42%) GCP
23 79 (11.14%) Terraform
24 77 (10.86%) Kubernetes
25 73 (10.30%) Atlassian
26 72 (10.16%) 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 54 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.10%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.10%) CMS
3 15 (2.12%) Headless CMS
4 14 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.69%) Apache
7 11 (1.55%) JBoss
8 9 (1.27%) Red Hat Fuse
9 8 (1.13%) nginx
9 8 (1.13%) SAS
10 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.71%) Mule
12 4 (0.56%) Drupal
13 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 29 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.27%) Figma
5 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.42%) InVision
7 3 (0.42%) Sketch
8 2 (0.28%) Marvel
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.14%) FileZilla
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
1 3 (0.42%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.14%) HFM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 140 (19.75%) AWS
2 110 (15.51%) GitHub
3 88 (12.41%) Azure
4 81 (11.42%) GCP
5 32 (4.51%) Serverless
6 29 (4.09%) Slack
7 25 (3.53%) IaaS
8 23 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (2.96%) OpenShift
10 18 (2.54%) Amazon S3
11 17 (2.40%) SaaS
12 15 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.97%) Microsoft 365
14 13 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.69%) Amazon EKS
15 12 (1.69%) npm
15 12 (1.69%) PaaS
16 11 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.96%) DNS
2 19 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.54%) Firewall
4 17 (2.40%) SAN
4 17 (2.40%) VPN
5 16 (2.26%) NAS
6 13 (1.83%) BGP
6 13 (1.83%) Kerberos
7 12 (1.69%) LAN
7 12 (1.69%) OSPF
8 11 (1.55%) Network Security
9 10 (1.41%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.41%) Multicast
10 9 (1.27%) SSL
10 9 (1.27%) WAN
11 8 (1.13%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.99%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.99%) HTTP
12 7 (0.99%) IPv4
12 7 (0.99%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 26 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.10%) Big Data
6 17 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.26%) MySQL
7 16 (2.26%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (1.41%) Apache Hive
10 10 (1.41%) Tableau
11 9 (1.27%) HBase
12 8 (1.13%) Power BI
12 8 (1.13%) QlikView
13 7 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.99%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 674 (95.06%) JIRA
2 182 (25.67%) Jenkins
3 151 (21.30%) Git (software)
4 49 (6.91%) Bitbucket
5 43 (6.06%) Maven
6 37 (5.22%) Cucumber
7 35 (4.94%) Selenium
7 35 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 33 (4.65%) GitLab
9 31 (4.37%) JUnit
10 30 (4.23%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (2.96%) Subversion
12 17 (2.40%) SonarQube
13 15 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 15 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.83%) Mockito
14 13 (1.83%) Postman
15 11 (1.55%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.41%) Cypress.io
General
1 223 (31.45%) Finance
2 147 (20.73%) Banking
3 139 (19.61%) Social Skills
4 61 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (6.06%) Public Sector
6 29 (4.09%) Presentation Skills
7 20 (2.82%) Influencing Skills
8 15 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.97%) Publishing
10 11 (1.55%) Games
10 11 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
11 9 (1.27%) Marketing
12 8 (1.13%) Back Office
12 8 (1.13%) Retail
13 7 (0.99%) Front Office
13 7 (0.99%) Legal
13 7 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (19.75%) Analyst
2 132 (18.62%) Developer
3 91 (12.83%) Business Analyst
4 53 (7.48%) Architect
5 45 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 35 (4.94%) Consultant
7 29 (4.09%) Scrum Master
8 27 (3.81%) Java Developer
9 24 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
9 24 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 22 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 21 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
13 17 (2.40%) Agile Coach
13 17 (2.40%) Designer
14 16 (2.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (2.26%) Python Developer
15 15 (2.12%) Technical Manager
15 15 (2.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.18%) React
2 55 (7.76%) Node.js
3 51 (7.19%) HTML
3 51 (7.19%) REST
4 47 (6.63%) Spring
5 39 (5.50%) CSS
6 38 (5.36%) JSON
7 37 (5.22%) AngularJS
8 35 (4.94%) Web Services
9 34 (4.80%) Spring Boot
10 32 (4.51%) .NET
11 30 (4.23%) Kafka
12 29 (4.09%) XML
13 25 (3.53%) Middleware
13 25 (3.53%) RESTful
14 17 (2.40%) Gherkin
14 17 (2.40%) HTML5
14 17 (2.40%) Velocity
15 15 (2.12%) Express
15 15 (2.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.92%) User Experience
2 26 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.82%) Cloud Native
4 19 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 12 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.55%) Replication
7 10 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.41%) Wiki
8 8 (1.13%) Clustering
8 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.13%) Derivative
8 8 (1.13%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (0.99%) Video on Demand
10 6 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 105 (14.81%) Linux
2 48 (6.77%) Windows
3 29 (4.09%) Unix
4 23 (3.24%) Android
5 17 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.83%) Solaris
6 13 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.41%) CentOS
8 9 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.42%) tvOS
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.28%) MVS
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (29.90%) DevOps
3 208 (29.34%) Scrum
4 92 (12.98%) Test Automation
5 86 (12.13%) Project Management
6 83 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (11.42%) Microservices
8 72 (10.16%) SDLC
9 71 (10.01%) TDD
10 68 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (9.45%) BDD
12 66 (9.31%) Kanban
13 65 (9.17%) User Stories
14 62 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (7.62%) Waterfall
16 49 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (6.91%) Infrastructure as Code
17 47 (6.63%) Change Management
17 47 (6.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 45 (6.35%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (24.96%) Java
2 169 (23.84%) Python
3 103 (14.53%) SQL
4 85 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 53 (7.48%) Bash Shell
6 51 (7.19%) C#
7 30 (4.23%) TypeScript
8 27 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 25 (3.53%) C
9 25 (3.53%) Groovy
10 21 (2.96%) C++
11 19 (2.68%) Java 8
12 17 (2.40%) Kotlin
13 14 (1.97%) Scala
14 13 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.69%) Go
15 12 (1.69%) Perl
16 10 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 64 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.09%) DV Cleared
4 27 (3.81%) Degree
5 15 (2.12%) PMP
6 11 (1.55%) ISEB
6 11 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.13%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.99%) CCNP
9 7 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.42%) CCNA
13 3 (0.42%) CISSP
13 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.17%) QA
2 19 (2.68%) PMO
3 14 (1.97%) SLA
4 13 (1.83%) GDPR
5 10 (1.41%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.99%) MiFID
8 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.71%) EMIR
9 4 (0.56%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.28%) COBIT
11 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.28%) NIST
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (13.82%) Docker
2 32 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.55%) NFS
6 10 (1.41%) KVM
6 10 (1.41%) Xen
7 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.99%) SRDF
8 6 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.56%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.42%) iptables
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.42%) vSphere
11 2 (0.28%) HDFS
12 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 92 (12.98%) Ansible
2 79 (11.14%) Terraform
3 77 (10.86%) Kubernetes
4 39 (5.50%) Puppet
5 20 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (2.68%) Control-M
6 19 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.54%) Grafana
8 17 (2.40%) Prometheus
9 11 (1.55%) Rancher
9 11 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (1.41%) QRadar
10 10 (1.41%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.27%) Packer
12 7 (0.99%) HP NNM
12 7 (0.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 6 (0.85%) Kibana
13 6 (0.85%) Netcool
14 5 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (12.13%) Oracle
2 73 (10.30%) Atlassian
3 72 (10.16%) Microsoft
4 46 (6.49%) Google
5 31 (4.37%) Splunk
6 29 (4.09%) VMware
7 24 (3.39%) HP
8 20 (2.82%) Cisco
9 17 (2.40%) EMC
9 17 (2.40%) IBM
10 15 (2.12%) CA Agile Central
11 14 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.83%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.69%) F5
13 12 (1.69%) Sybase
14 11 (1.55%) BMC
14 11 (1.55%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.41%) AppDynamics
15 10 (1.41%) CyberArk