Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 135 146
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 +85
Contract jobs citing Confluence 283 316 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 1.91% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.99% 10.77% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 144 176
South East median daily rate £443 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -5.76% +12.35%
10th Percentile £350 £361 £350
90th Percentile £573 £599 £570
England median daily rate £495 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -2.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £51.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.02% +38.51% -17.78%
10th Percentile £20.50 £49.50 £34.10
90th Percentile £21.50 £59.38 £57.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -0.57% -2.22%

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,023 2,935 2,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.98% 17.75% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,146 1,765 1,746
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.31% +0.06%
10th Percentile £225 £283 £250
90th Percentile £584 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 81 104
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +53.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.64 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £21.08
% change year-on-year -4.75% +4.36% +5.40%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. 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
West Sussex +8 102 £490 +13.95%
Thames Valley -2 79 £475 -3.80% 10
Berkshire +8 54 £500 -9.09% 8
Surrey +17 41 £425 -14.14% 8
Hampshire +16 33 £398 -16.21% 9
Buckinghamshire +4 25 £400 +6.67% 1
East Sussex +16 18 £410 -0.61% 2
Kent +15 10 £444 -29.00%
Oxfordshire +22 1 £700 +47.37% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 278 (98.23%) JIRA
2 198 (69.96%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (35.34%) SQL
4 77 (27.21%) Scrum
5 72 (25.44%) Java
6 66 (23.32%) DevOps
7 62 (21.91%) Jenkins
7 62 (21.91%) Test Automation
8 50 (17.67%) Atlassian
9 48 (16.96%) Process Improvement
10 46 (16.25%) Bitbucket
10 46 (16.25%) User Stories
10 46 (16.25%) Oracle
10 46 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (15.55%) QA
12 43 (15.19%) Selenium
12 43 (15.19%) Azure
13 40 (14.13%) C#
14 38 (13.43%) Workflow
14 38 (13.43%) Waterfall
15 37 (13.07%) Windows
15 37 (13.07%) Configuration Management
16 36 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (12.01%) Git (software)
18 33 (11.66%) TDD
19 32 (11.31%) Problem Management
20 31 (10.95%) Test Strategy
20 31 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (10.95%) SAP
21 30 (10.60%) Time Management

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (7.42%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.95%) SAP Portal
3 10 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.47%) Apache
5 6 (2.12%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.77%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.83%) FileZilla
5 7 (2.47%) Notepad++
6 5 (1.77%) InVision
6 5 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.77%) Sketch
7 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.35%) Figma
8 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.65%) SAP HCM
2 9 (3.18%) Sonata
3 8 (2.83%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (1.77%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.06%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.71%) assyst
7 1 (0.35%) Magento
7 1 (0.35%) Odoo
7 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.19%) Azure
2 20 (7.07%) GitHub
3 17 (6.01%) AWS
4 16 (5.65%) SuccessFactors
4 16 (5.65%) Trello
5 15 (5.30%) SaaS
6 12 (4.24%) PaaS
7 8 (2.83%) Serverless
8 7 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.47%) Google Analytics
9 6 (2.12%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.77%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.77%) npm
11 4 (1.41%) GCP
12 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.06%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.06%) Slack
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.71%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.83%) PuTTY
1 8 (2.83%) WinSCP
2 4 (1.41%) DNS
3 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.59%) Oracle Database
2 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.12%) GIS
7 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.06%) DB2
8 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.06%) Power BI
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.71%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.71%) MySQL
9 2 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 278 (98.23%) JIRA
2 62 (21.91%) Jenkins
3 46 (16.25%) Bitbucket
4 43 (15.19%) Selenium
5 34 (12.01%) Git (software)
6 25 (8.83%) JMeter
7 21 (7.42%) Cucumber
8 15 (5.30%) Visual Studio
9 14 (4.95%) Maven
9 14 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (3.53%) JUnit
11 9 (3.18%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.18%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.83%) Gatling
12 8 (2.83%) SonarQube
13 7 (2.47%) GitLab
13 7 (2.47%) Protractor
13 7 (2.47%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (2.12%) Mockito
General
1 27 (9.54%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.30%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.95%) Retail
5 10 (3.53%) Marketing
6 9 (3.18%) Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (25.09%) Developer
2 59 (20.85%) Analyst
3 30 (10.60%) Business Analyst
3 30 (10.60%) Consultant
4 23 (8.13%) Tester
5 19 (6.71%) Scrum Master
6 17 (6.01%) Automation Tester
7 16 (5.65%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (5.65%) Test Analyst
8 14 (4.95%) ABAP Developer
8 14 (4.95%) QA Tester
8 14 (4.95%) SAP Developer
9 12 (4.24%) Azure Developer
9 12 (4.24%) Digital Analyst
9 12 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (3.89%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.53%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.53%) Scala Developer
12 9 (3.18%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (3.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.89%) RESTful
2 27 (9.54%) AngularJS
3 25 (8.83%) JSON
4 24 (8.48%) .NET
4 24 (8.48%) XML
5 17 (6.01%) J2EE
6 15 (5.30%) HTML
7 14 (4.95%) Web Dynpro
7 14 (4.95%) Web Services
8 13 (4.59%) React
9 12 (4.24%) Spring
10 10 (3.53%) REST
11 9 (3.18%) CSS
11 9 (3.18%) Node.js
12 8 (2.83%) Gherkin
12 8 (2.83%) SAPUI5
12 8 (2.83%) SOAP
13 7 (2.47%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.47%) OAuth
14 6 (2.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.83%) User Experience
2 24 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.47%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.06%) Wiki
8 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.35%) CMDB
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.35%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.35%) PKI
9 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Smart City
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.07%) Windows
2 25 (8.83%) Unix
3 14 (4.95%) Linux
4 5 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.41%) Android
6 3 (1.06%) AIX
6 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) VMS
7 2 (0.71%) Solaris
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) zOS
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (69.96%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.21%) Scrum
3 66 (23.32%) DevOps
4 62 (21.91%) Test Automation
5 48 (16.96%) Process Improvement
6 46 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (16.25%) User Stories
7 38 (13.43%) Waterfall
7 38 (13.43%) Workflow
8 37 (13.07%) Configuration Management
9 36 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (11.66%) TDD
11 32 (11.31%) Problem Management
12 31 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (10.95%) Test Strategy
13 30 (10.60%) Time Management
14 28 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (9.54%) Data Modelling
15 27 (9.54%) SDLC
16 23 (8.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 100 (35.34%) SQL
2 72 (25.44%) Java
3 40 (14.13%) C#
4 28 (9.89%) Python
5 27 (9.54%) JavaScript
6 23 (8.13%) Scala
7 22 (7.77%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.01%) C
9 14 (4.95%) ABAP
10 9 (3.18%) Java 8
11 8 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.83%) Ruby
11 8 (2.83%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.77%) Groovy
13 4 (1.41%) Perl
13 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.41%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.06%) PHP
14 3 (1.06%) VBA
15 2 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.95%) ISEB
3 14 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.06%) Degree
6 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.71%) MCSA
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) IIBA
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) RHCE
7 1 (0.35%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.55%) QA
2 15 (5.30%) SLA
3 6 (2.12%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (8.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.18%) Ansible
3 5 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.41%) Puppet
4 4 (1.41%) Terraform
5 3 (1.06%) Nagios
6 2 (0.71%) Netcool
6 2 (0.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.35%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (17.67%) Atlassian
2 46 (16.25%) Oracle
3 31 (10.95%) SAP
4 29 (10.25%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.25%) webMethods
5 23 (8.13%) Adobe
6 16 (5.65%) BEA
7 13 (4.59%) Google
8 10 (3.53%) IBM
9 8 (2.83%) Okta
10 7 (2.47%) Ensighten
10 7 (2.47%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.47%) Tealium
11 6 (2.12%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (2.12%) VMware
12 4 (1.41%) Citrix
13 3 (1.06%) Blue Prism
13 3 (1.06%) BMC
13 3 (1.06%) Coverity
13 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds