Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 206 252
Rank change year-on-year +58 +46 +74
Contract jobs citing Confluence 254 151 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 0.98% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.56% 5.85% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 105 79
South East median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £375 £359 £251
90th Percentile £565 £540 £488
England median daily rate £477 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.11% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £46.60 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -73.37% +288.89%
10th Percentile £37.50 £33.84 £162.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.75 £187.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +23.33% -16.67%

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 2,657 2,581 3,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.13% 16.75% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,620 1,497 2,064
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 82 103
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.96% +5.05%
10th Percentile £10.80 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £53.43 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the South East over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 June 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 +38 133 £438 +2.94% 28
Berkshire +19 60 £418 +4.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +49 59 £463 +26.71% 9
Surrey +4 56 £500 - 3
West Sussex +7 45 £450 -13.46% 3
Oxfordshire -23 14 £450 +5.88% 14
Hampshire -2 10 £400 -11.11% 7
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
East Sussex 0 3 £400 -0.37%
Kent +3 1 £600 +60.00% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 252 (99.21%) JIRA
2 211 (83.07%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (45.28%) Jenkins
4 107 (42.13%) DevOps
5 100 (39.37%) Git (software)
6 85 (33.46%) Java
7 84 (33.07%) Scrum
8 74 (29.13%) Test Automation
8 74 (29.13%) Amazon AWS
9 71 (27.95%) Linux
10 69 (27.17%) Web Services
11 68 (26.77%) REST
12 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (20.47%) User Stories
14 49 (19.29%) Oracle
14 49 (19.29%) TDD
14 49 (19.29%) Selenium
15 48 (18.90%) JavaScript
16 46 (18.11%) Finance
17 45 (17.72%) Docker
17 45 (17.72%) Kanban
18 43 (16.93%) Configuration Management
18 43 (16.93%) QA
19 42 (16.54%) Unit Testing
19 42 (16.54%) Atlassian
19 42 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
20 40 (15.75%) Python
21 39 (15.35%) Continuous Delivery
22 37 (14.57%) E-Commerce
22 37 (14.57%) SQL

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 18 (7.09%) OpenStack
2 17 (6.69%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.72%) IIS
5 8 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (2.36%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.97%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.57%) Apache
10 3 (1.18%) CMS
10 3 (1.18%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.79%) nginx
12 1 (0.39%) Documentum
12 1 (0.39%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.39%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 16 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.33%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.94%) HipChat
3 10 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (1.18%) Simulink
7 1 (0.39%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.39%) InVision
7 1 (0.39%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.18%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.39%) Maximo
5 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (29.13%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.84%) IaaS
2 25 (9.84%) OpenShift
2 25 (9.84%) PaaS
3 21 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.91%) Serverless
5 13 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (4.33%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (3.15%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.76%) GitHub
8 7 (2.76%) NuGet
9 6 (2.36%) Force.com
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.97%) CloudFront
10 5 (1.97%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.45%) Firewall
2 10 (3.94%) HTTP
3 8 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.36%) Internet
5 5 (1.97%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (12.60%) SQL Server
3 31 (12.20%) Redis
4 28 (11.02%) MongoDB
5 27 (10.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (9.84%) NuoDB
7 23 (9.06%) MySQL
8 21 (8.27%) NoSQL
9 14 (5.51%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (4.72%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (2.36%) MySQL Workbench
13 5 (1.97%) Big Data
13 5 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.97%) DB2
13 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 252 (99.21%) JIRA
2 115 (45.28%) Jenkins
3 100 (39.37%) Git (software)
4 49 (19.29%) Selenium
5 28 (11.02%) Bitbucket
6 27 (10.63%) Maven
7 25 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (9.84%) Cucumber
8 24 (9.45%) Gradle
9 22 (8.66%) Eclipse
10 21 (8.27%) TeamCity
11 19 (7.48%) SoapUI
12 17 (6.69%) Mercurial
12 17 (6.69%) Vagrant
13 16 (6.30%) JUnit
13 16 (6.30%) Subversion
13 16 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (5.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (5.12%) Visual Studio
15 11 (4.33%) Ant
General
1 46 (18.11%) Finance
2 17 (6.69%) Retail
3 11 (4.33%) Banking
4 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) International Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (22.83%) Developer
2 37 (14.57%) Analyst
3 31 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 25 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.87%) Architect
7 14 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.51%) Test Analyst
8 13 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (4.72%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.33%) Product Manager
11 10 (3.94%) Scrum Master
11 10 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.94%) Tester
12 9 (3.54%) AWS Architect
12 9 (3.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 9 (3.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.17%) Web Services
2 68 (26.77%) REST
3 32 (12.60%) RESTful
4 29 (11.42%) JSON
5 28 (11.02%) SOAP
6 26 (10.24%) .NET
6 26 (10.24%) Spring
7 25 (9.84%) XML
8 24 (9.45%) AngularJS
8 24 (9.45%) Node.js
9 21 (8.27%) CSS
9 21 (8.27%) HTML
10 18 (7.09%) CSS3
10 18 (7.09%) HTML5
11 17 (6.69%) Gherkin
11 17 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (6.30%) Spring MVC
13 15 (5.91%) .NET Core
13 15 (5.91%) YAML
14 12 (4.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.87%) iPad
3 18 (7.09%) User Experience
4 15 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.33%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.97%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.95%) Linux
2 25 (9.84%) Windows
3 19 (7.48%) Unix
4 9 (3.54%) Android
4 9 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.54%) CentOS
5 8 (3.15%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.97%) Solaris
6 5 (1.97%) zOS
7 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (83.07%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (42.13%) DevOps
3 84 (33.07%) Scrum
4 74 (29.13%) Test Automation
5 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (20.47%) User Stories
7 49 (19.29%) TDD
8 45 (17.72%) Kanban
9 43 (16.93%) Configuration Management
10 42 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (16.54%) Unit Testing
11 39 (15.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (14.57%) E-Commerce
13 36 (14.17%) BDD
14 31 (12.20%) Open Source
15 30 (11.81%) Software Engineering
16 29 (11.42%) Microservices
17 28 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (9.84%) Release Management
19 24 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.46%) Java
2 48 (18.90%) JavaScript
3 40 (15.75%) Python
4 37 (14.57%) SQL
5 33 (12.99%) Ruby
6 25 (9.84%) C#
7 23 (9.06%) Bash Shell
8 22 (8.66%) Groovy
9 20 (7.87%) Scala
10 15 (5.91%) Java 8
11 11 (4.33%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.54%) C++
13 8 (3.15%) Apple Swift
14 7 (2.76%) CQL
14 7 (2.76%) Perl
15 6 (2.36%) Apex Code
15 6 (2.36%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.18%) ABAP
18 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.09%) Degree
2 6 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.57%) PMP
4 3 (1.18%) ISEB
4 3 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.79%) APMG
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.93%) QA
2 7 (2.76%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.97%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 45 (17.72%) Docker
2 10 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (14.17%) Ansible
2 31 (12.20%) Kubernetes
3 22 (8.66%) Puppet
4 12 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.72%) Salt
5 9 (3.54%) Automic
6 7 (2.76%) Opsview
7 2 (0.79%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (19.29%) Oracle
2 42 (16.54%) Atlassian
3 29 (11.42%) IBM
4 26 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 24 (9.45%) SAP
6 18 (7.09%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.33%) VMware
8 10 (3.94%) Adobe
9 8 (3.15%) Google
10 7 (2.76%) Tableau
11 6 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.18%) MathWorks
12 3 (1.18%) Perforce
12 3 (1.18%) webMethods
13 2 (0.79%) Apigee
14 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
14 1 (0.39%) New Relic
14 1 (0.39%) PagerDuty
14 1 (0.39%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow