Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 217 338
Rank change year-on-year +80 +121 -15
Contract jobs citing Confluence 293 140 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 0.91% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.92% 5.25% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 90 36
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +33.33% -15.63%
10th Percentile £363 £322 £238
90th Percentile £570 £538 £465
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.89% -74.29% +311.76%
10th Percentile £34.05 £41.75 £162.50
90th Percentile £39.35 £48.25 £187.50
England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year -6.32% -20.83% +41.18%

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 2,955 2,665 3,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.91% 17.29% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,568 2,046
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £238
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 103 119
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.29 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% -0.98% +22.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.65 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 January 2018.

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 January 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
Thames Valley +91 178 £463 -7.50% 24
Buckinghamshire - 68 £443 - 7
Berkshire +26 62 £500 +11.11% 12
Surrey +18 55 £513 +4.06% 10
Oxfordshire +21 48 £485 -3.00% 5
West Sussex -8 32 £438 +14.89% 2
Hampshire +2 16 £400 +18.43% 3
East Sussex -5 5 £469 +36.46% 1
Kent -12 5 £383 -27.14% 2
Middlesex +3 1 £460 +22.67%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 277 (94.54%) JIRA
2 256 (87.37%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (48.81%) Scrum
4 113 (38.57%) Jenkins
5 109 (37.20%) Java
6 104 (35.49%) Git (software)
7 93 (31.74%) DevOps
8 87 (29.69%) Test Automation
9 78 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (26.28%) Finance
11 73 (24.91%) Amazon AWS
12 71 (24.23%) Linux
13 66 (22.53%) Web Services
14 61 (20.82%) SQL
15 58 (19.80%) Kanban
16 56 (19.11%) Oracle
17 55 (18.77%) Maven
17 55 (18.77%) User Stories
18 54 (18.43%) Selenium
19 52 (17.75%) REST
20 50 (17.06%) TDD
21 48 (16.38%) IaaS
22 43 (14.68%) Windows
23 42 (14.33%) Ansible
24 41 (13.99%) QA
24 41 (13.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 40 (13.65%) Docker
25 40 (13.65%) Configuration Management
25 40 (13.65%) Continuous Delivery
26 39 (13.31%) JavaScript

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 30 (10.24%) OpenStack
2 13 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.41%) IIS
4 10 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.07%) CMS
5 9 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.73%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.39%) Apache
7 7 (2.39%) JBoss
8 6 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.71%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.37%) Documentum
10 4 (1.37%) MS Project Server
11 3 (1.02%) Liferay
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
1 11 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) HipChat
4 1 (0.34%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (5.12%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.37%) Maximo
3 4 (1.37%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.37%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (24.91%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (16.38%) IaaS
3 39 (13.31%) PaaS
4 30 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (7.85%) OpenShift
6 15 (5.12%) Trello
7 14 (4.78%) Slack
8 9 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.07%) Sauce Labs
8 9 (3.07%) Serverless
9 8 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (2.73%) GitHub
10 7 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.39%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.39%) CloudFront
11 6 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.71%) SaaS
13 4 (1.37%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.26%) Firewall
2 19 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.80%) HTTP
4 14 (4.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (10.92%) Redis
3 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 25 (8.53%) MongoDB
4 25 (8.53%) Oracle Database
5 21 (7.17%) NuoDB
6 11 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.07%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.73%) Big Data
9 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.05%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.05%) MySQL
11 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.02%) DataStax
13 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.34%) HBase
14 1 (0.34%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 277 (94.54%) JIRA
2 113 (38.57%) Jenkins
3 104 (35.49%) Git (software)
4 55 (18.77%) Maven
5 54 (18.43%) Selenium
6 41 (13.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (12.63%) JUnit
7 37 (12.63%) TeamCity
8 31 (10.58%) Eclipse
9 30 (10.24%) Bitbucket
10 28 (9.56%) Gradle
10 28 (9.56%) Subversion
11 21 (7.17%) Cucumber
11 21 (7.17%) SoapUI
12 16 (5.46%) Ant
12 16 (5.46%) MSBuild
12 16 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (5.46%) Visual Studio
12 16 (5.46%) WebDriver
13 14 (4.78%) Appium
General
1 77 (26.28%) Finance
2 18 (6.14%) Banking
3 12 (4.10%) Retail
4 11 (3.75%) Publishing
4 11 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.73%) Marketing
6 7 (2.39%) International Banking
7 5 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.37%) Billing
9 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (25.26%) Developer
2 43 (14.68%) Java Developer
2 43 (14.68%) Scrum Master
3 33 (11.26%) Analyst
4 32 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (7.85%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.17%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.17%) Tester
7 18 (6.14%) QA Tester
8 14 (4.78%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.10%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.41%) Agile Scrum Master
10 10 (3.41%) Product Owner
10 10 (3.41%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.07%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.07%) QA Automation Tester
11 9 (3.07%) Scala Developer
12 8 (2.73%) Agile Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.53%) Web Services
2 52 (17.75%) REST
3 36 (12.29%) Velocity
4 33 (11.26%) AngularJS
4 33 (11.26%) Spring
5 31 (10.58%) SOAP
6 28 (9.56%) RESTful
7 25 (8.53%) HTML
8 22 (7.51%) CSS
9 21 (7.17%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (5.80%) Spring MVC
11 16 (5.46%) .NET
11 16 (5.46%) CSS3
11 16 (5.46%) HTML5
12 15 (5.12%) Hibernate
13 14 (4.78%) Gherkin
14 13 (4.44%) JSON
14 13 (4.44%) Node.js
14 13 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (4.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.73%) User Experience
5 6 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.37%) Social Media
8 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) FMCG
9 2 (0.68%) Wiki
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.23%) Linux
2 43 (14.68%) Windows
3 17 (5.80%) Unix
4 14 (4.78%) Android
4 14 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.02%) CentOS
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (87.37%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (48.81%) Scrum
3 93 (31.74%) DevOps
4 87 (29.69%) Test Automation
5 78 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (19.80%) Kanban
7 55 (18.77%) User Stories
8 50 (17.06%) TDD
9 40 (13.65%) Configuration Management
9 40 (13.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (11.95%) Unit Testing
11 34 (11.60%) Coaching
12 33 (11.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (11.26%) SDLC
13 30 (10.24%) Microservices
14 28 (9.56%) Open Source
15 26 (8.87%) BDD
15 26 (8.87%) MVC
16 25 (8.53%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.20%) Java
2 61 (20.82%) SQL
3 39 (13.31%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.85%) C#
5 21 (7.17%) Python
5 21 (7.17%) Ruby
6 18 (6.14%) Groovy
6 18 (6.14%) PowerShell
6 18 (6.14%) Scala
7 14 (4.78%) Apple Swift
8 13 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.75%) C++
9 11 (3.75%) Perl
10 10 (3.41%) CQL
10 10 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.71%) PHP
12 3 (1.02%) C
12 3 (1.02%) Gremlin
13 1 (0.34%) C-shell
13 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (5.80%) Degree
2 8 (2.73%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.39%) ISEB
4 6 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.71%) PMP
6 4 (1.37%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.34%) APMG
9 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.34%) OCA
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.99%) QA
2 9 (3.07%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.07%) PMO
3 6 (2.05%) GDPR
4 4 (1.37%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (13.65%) Docker
2 17 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Gluster
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
5 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (14.33%) Ansible
2 31 (10.58%) Puppet
3 24 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (7.85%) Salt
5 10 (3.41%) Opsview
6 9 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (2.73%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.71%) Terraform
9 4 (1.37%) Rancher
10 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.68%) Ambari
12 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 56 (19.11%) Oracle
2 33 (11.26%) IBM
3 32 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.53%) Atlassian
5 24 (8.19%) Red Hat
6 20 (6.83%) SAP
7 17 (5.80%) VMware
8 14 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (4.44%) Google
10 12 (4.10%) HP
11 10 (3.41%) Talend
12 7 (2.39%) Adobe
12 7 (2.39%) Remedy
13 6 (2.05%) CA
13 6 (2.05%) Nimsoft
14 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.02%) Cloudera
15 3 (1.02%) Tableau
16 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
17 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds