Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 136 154
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 +109
Contract jobs citing Confluence 1,011 893 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.19% 1.99% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.68% 11.54% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 628 439
London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £325
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
England median daily rate £476 £500 £453
% change year-on-year -4.80% +10.44% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £39.25 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% -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 7,975 7,738 8,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.27% 17.20% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,624 5,482 6,169
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 114
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.22 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +15.53% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.83 £53.01
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +9 145 £525 +5.00% 26
South London -22 105 £550 +3.77% 8
West London -18 26 £550 +4.76% 23
East London -9 22 £563 +14.80% 8
North London +1 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 956 (94.56%) JIRA
2 736 (72.80%) Agile Software Development
3 416 (41.15%) Java
4 351 (34.72%) Git (software)
5 340 (33.63%) Scrum
6 335 (33.14%) Jenkins
7 276 (27.30%) Test Automation
8 255 (25.22%) DevOps
9 245 (24.23%) TDD
10 231 (22.85%) REST
11 213 (21.07%) Finance
11 213 (21.07%) JavaScript
12 210 (20.77%) Linux
13 197 (19.49%) BDD
14 195 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
15 192 (18.99%) Atlassian
15 192 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
15 192 (18.99%) Microservices
16 187 (18.50%) Security Cleared
17 186 (18.40%) Docker
18 178 (17.61%) Banking
19 168 (16.62%) Unix
20 165 (16.32%) SC Cleared
21 161 (15.92%) Ansible
22 143 (14.14%) Maven
23 139 (13.75%) Python
24 137 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
25 130 (12.86%) Java 8
26 127 (12.56%) SQL
26 127 (12.56%) 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 76 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (4.95%) WildFly
3 36 (3.56%) Apache
4 27 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 27 (2.67%) CMS
5 26 (2.57%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.37%) Apache Solr
7 19 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (1.88%) JBoss
8 18 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.38%) WordPress
10 8 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.49%) Mule
12 5 (0.49%) nginx
12 5 (0.49%) SAS
13 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.30%) Mattermost
14 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 44 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 37 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (2.67%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.89%) HipChat
6 9 (0.89%) InVision
7 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.30%) InDesign
10 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.099%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 25 (2.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Magento
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 192 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (9.79%) GitHub
3 90 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 40 (3.96%) Slack
6 33 (3.26%) Amazon S3
7 32 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (3.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (2.57%) Serverless
10 22 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (2.08%) BlazeMeter
11 21 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (1.88%) Route 53
13 18 (1.78%) CloudFront
14 15 (1.48%) PaaS
15 14 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (1.38%) BrowserStack
16 13 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
16 13 (1.29%) Trello
17 11 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.26%) HTTP
2 26 (2.57%) DNS
3 22 (2.18%) Kerberos
4 17 (1.68%) AMQP
5 13 (1.29%) Firewall
6 12 (1.19%) X.509
7 10 (0.99%) SSL
8 9 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (0.89%) OpenVPN
8 9 (0.89%) SMS
8 9 (0.89%) SSH
9 8 (0.79%) VPN
10 7 (0.69%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.59%) Internet
12 5 (0.49%) MPLS
12 5 (0.49%) WAN
13 4 (0.40%) DHCP
13 4 (0.40%) LAN
13 4 (0.40%) SAN
13 4 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
1 117 (11.57%) Relational Database
2 78 (7.72%) SQL Server
3 61 (6.03%) Big Data
4 58 (5.74%) RDBMS
5 55 (5.44%) Hadoop
5 55 (5.44%) HBase
6 54 (5.34%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.66%) MySQL
9 25 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (1.29%) Redis
12 10 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.79%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.79%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.69%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 956 (94.56%) JIRA
2 351 (34.72%) Git (software)
3 335 (33.14%) Jenkins
4 143 (14.14%) Maven
5 120 (11.87%) JUnit
6 103 (10.19%) Selenium
7 87 (8.61%) Cucumber
7 87 (8.61%) SonarQube
8 64 (6.33%) Liquibase
9 59 (5.84%) Vagrant
10 58 (5.74%) Subversion
11 56 (5.54%) Checkstyle
12 55 (5.44%) Bitbucket
12 55 (5.44%) Mockito
13 50 (4.95%) Sonatype Nexus
13 50 (4.95%) TeamCity
14 47 (4.65%) JMeter
15 43 (4.25%) Zephyr
16 42 (4.15%) WebDriver
17 33 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 213 (21.07%) Finance
2 178 (17.61%) Banking
3 39 (3.86%) Investment Banking
4 32 (3.17%) Front Office
4 32 (3.17%) Retail
5 19 (1.88%) Marketing
6 12 (1.19%) Law
7 11 (1.09%) Games
7 11 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 9 (0.89%) Publishing
8 9 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.69%) Legal
10 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.40%) Back Office
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
12 3 (0.30%) Electronics
12 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.30%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 317 (31.36%) Developer
2 141 (13.95%) Analyst
3 135 (13.35%) Java Developer
4 103 (10.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 69 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 57 (5.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 57 (5.64%) Senior Developer
7 56 (5.54%) Tester
8 50 (4.95%) Scrum Master
9 48 (4.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 42 (4.15%) Architect
10 42 (4.15%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
12 31 (3.07%) AWS DevOps
12 31 (3.07%) Consultant
13 30 (2.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 30 (2.97%) Test Analyst
14 26 (2.57%) Automation Tester
15 24 (2.37%) Python Developer
16 23 (2.27%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (22.85%) REST
2 125 (12.36%) RESTful
3 111 (10.98%) Spring
4 108 (10.68%) Hibernate
5 103 (10.19%) Web Services
6 101 (9.99%) Node.js
7 97 (9.59%) JSON
8 84 (8.31%) CSS
9 81 (8.01%) HTML
10 74 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 71 (7.02%) Kafka
12 67 (6.63%) JMS
13 66 (6.53%) Drools
14 60 (5.93%) Java EE
15 56 (5.54%) React
16 55 (5.44%) HTML5
17 54 (5.34%) JAX-RS
17 54 (5.34%) WireMock
18 53 (5.24%) .NET
18 53 (5.24%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.42%) User Experience
2 70 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (6.13%) Linux Command Line
4 38 (3.76%) Fintech
5 35 (3.46%) Wiki
6 30 (2.97%) iPad
7 29 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 23 (2.27%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.88%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.78%) Equities
12 17 (1.68%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.68%) PKI
13 16 (1.58%) Cloud Native
14 12 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 210 (20.77%) Linux
2 168 (16.62%) Unix
3 86 (8.51%) Windows
4 50 (4.95%) VMS
5 34 (3.36%) Windows Server
6 28 (2.77%) Apple iOS
7 25 (2.47%) CentOS
8 21 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 15 (1.48%) Android
10 14 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.40%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.40%) Solaris
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.099%) AIX
14 1 (0.099%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (72.80%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (33.63%) Scrum
3 276 (27.30%) Test Automation
4 255 (25.22%) DevOps
5 245 (24.23%) TDD
6 197 (19.49%) BDD
7 195 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
8 192 (18.99%) Microservices
9 137 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
10 127 (12.56%) Kanban
11 124 (12.27%) OO
12 101 (9.99%) SDLC
13 100 (9.89%) User Stories
14 95 (9.40%) Configuration Management
15 79 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 72 (7.12%) Open Source
17 70 (6.92%) Project Management
18 69 (6.82%) Pair Programming
19 68 (6.73%) E-Commerce
20 67 (6.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 416 (41.15%) Java
2 213 (21.07%) JavaScript
3 139 (13.75%) Python
4 130 (12.86%) Java 8
5 127 (12.56%) SQL
6 78 (7.72%) Bash Shell
7 72 (7.12%) C#
8 57 (5.64%) Groovy
9 53 (5.24%) JPQL
10 42 (4.15%) Ruby
11 35 (3.46%) Go
12 31 (3.07%) Scala
13 28 (2.77%) PowerShell
14 27 (2.67%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.47%) Perl
16 19 (1.88%) C++
17 16 (1.58%) PHP
18 11 (1.09%) Apple Swift
19 6 (0.59%) ES6
20 5 (0.49%) ES7
Qualifications
1 187 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 165 (16.32%) SC Cleared
3 56 (5.54%) Degree
4 38 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (2.77%) ISTQB
6 22 (2.18%) ISEB
7 14 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (0.89%) RHCE
9 7 (0.69%) CISA
9 7 (0.69%) CISM
9 7 (0.69%) CISSP
9 7 (0.69%) CSSLP
10 6 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.49%) PMP
12 4 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.40%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.40%) MCSE
12 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (10.78%) QA
2 20 (1.98%) PMO
3 13 (1.29%) GDPR
4 12 (1.19%) MiFID
5 10 (0.99%) WCAG
6 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.40%) PSD2
8 3 (0.30%) SLA
9 2 (0.20%) IFRS
9 2 (0.20%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 186 (18.40%) Docker
2 27 (2.67%) HDFS
3 18 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.29%) Squid
5 11 (1.09%) Postfix
6 10 (0.99%) vCloud
6 10 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.099%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.099%) NFS
10 1 (0.099%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.099%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 161 (15.92%) Ansible
2 100 (9.89%) Kubernetes
3 90 (8.90%) Terraform
4 67 (6.63%) Puppet
5 52 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.47%) Kibana
7 17 (1.68%) Mesos
8 16 (1.58%) Salt
9 13 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.29%) Grafana
9 13 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (1.29%) Rancher
9 13 (1.29%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.19%) logstash
10 12 (1.19%) Sysdig
11 8 (0.79%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.79%) Rsyslog
11 8 (0.79%) SCCM
12 7 (0.69%) HP ALM
13 6 (0.59%) Graphite
Vendors
1 192 (18.99%) Atlassian
2 66 (6.53%) Google
3 53 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 53 (5.24%) Oracle
4 33 (3.26%) Adobe
5 32 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (2.87%) Sybase
7 20 (1.98%) VMware
8 17 (1.68%) IBM
9 14 (1.38%) hybris
9 14 (1.38%) Murex
9 14 (1.38%) New Relic
10 13 (1.29%) AppDynamics
10 13 (1.29%) Dynatrace
10 13 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.29%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.29%) Splunk
11 12 (1.19%) Sonatype
12 9 (0.89%) Hortonworks
13 8 (0.79%) Tableau