Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 243 349
Rank change year-on-year +93 +106 -28
Contract jobs citing Confluence 266 143 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 0.85% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.05% 4.64% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 87 32
South East median daily rate £478 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £289
90th Percentile £570 £538 £463
England median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +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 2939 3085 3594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.60% 18.43% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1752 1825 2151
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 126 113
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.12
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +75 147 £450 - 8
Surrey +27 59 £513 -2.38%
Berkshire +36 51 £513 +13.89% 3
Oxfordshire +30 51 £450 - 5
Buckinghamshire +12 45 £390 +7.59%
West Sussex -14 29 £438 +16.80%
Kent -2 9 £383 -27.14% 2
Hampshire +10 8 £450 +38.46% 1
East Sussex +1 6 £513 +49.20% 1
Middlesex - 3 £460 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 253 (95.11%) JIRA
2 217 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (53.01%) Scrum
4 104 (39.10%) Java
5 96 (36.09%) Jenkins
6 94 (35.34%) Git (software)
7 89 (33.46%) Test Automation
8 79 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (27.82%) Finance
10 73 (27.44%) DevOps
11 62 (23.31%) Linux
12 57 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 55 (20.68%) Oracle
14 54 (20.30%) Configuration Management
15 52 (19.55%) SQL
16 50 (18.80%) Ansible
17 45 (16.92%) Selenium
17 45 (16.92%) Maven
18 43 (16.17%) Kanban
18 43 (16.17%) Web Services
19 41 (15.41%) JUnit
19 41 (15.41%) Docker
19 41 (15.41%) REST
20 40 (15.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 39 (14.66%) TDD
22 38 (14.29%) Velocity
23 37 (13.91%) Puppet
23 37 (13.91%) Coaching
23 37 (13.91%) Windows
24 36 (13.53%) Microsoft

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 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 14 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.76%) JBoss
3 10 (3.76%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.38%) CMS
4 9 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.50%) Apache
7 4 (1.50%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.50%) Documentum
7 4 (1.50%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.75%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.38%) Mongoose
Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.38%) HipChat
5 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (5.64%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.50%) Maximo
3 4 (1.50%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.50%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.50%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.02%) IaaS
4 15 (5.64%) PaaS
4 15 (5.64%) Trello
5 14 (5.26%) SaaS
5 14 (5.26%) Slack
6 10 (3.76%) OpenShift
7 9 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (3.38%) Serverless
8 7 (2.63%) Sauce Labs
9 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.50%) GitHub
11 3 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.75%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.64%) HTTP
2 12 (4.51%) Firewall
3 11 (4.14%) Internet
3 11 (4.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.75%) DHCP
4 2 (0.75%) Intranet
4 2 (0.75%) LAN
4 2 (0.75%) LDAP
4 2 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.40%) Oracle Database
2 19 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.77%) Redis
4 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (4.14%) MySQL
7 8 (3.01%) Big Data
7 8 (3.01%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.63%) NuoDB
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.13%) DataStax
11 2 (0.75%) HBase
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.38%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 253 (95.11%) JIRA
2 96 (36.09%) Jenkins
3 94 (35.34%) Git (software)
4 45 (16.92%) Maven
4 45 (16.92%) Selenium
5 41 (15.41%) JUnit
6 40 (15.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (12.41%) Subversion
8 31 (11.65%) Bitbucket
9 29 (10.90%) Cucumber
10 28 (10.53%) Gradle
10 28 (10.53%) TeamCity
11 21 (7.89%) WebDriver
12 18 (6.77%) SoapUI
13 16 (6.02%) Ant
13 16 (6.02%) MSBuild
14 13 (4.89%) Eclipse
15 11 (4.14%) GitLab
15 11 (4.14%) Mockito
15 11 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (27.82%) Finance
2 12 (4.51%) Banking
2 12 (4.51%) Publishing
2 12 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.38%) Retail
4 8 (3.01%) Marketing
5 4 (1.50%) Billing
5 4 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.13%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) International Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (21.05%) Developer
2 44 (16.54%) Scrum Master
3 28 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (9.77%) Analyst
4 26 (9.77%) Java Developer
5 21 (7.89%) Tester
6 19 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.64%) QA Tester
8 14 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.51%) Scala Developer
10 10 (3.76%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Test Manager
11 9 (3.38%) Administrator
11 9 (3.38%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.38%) Agile Project Manager
11 9 (3.38%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.01%) Agile Scrum Master
12 8 (3.01%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.17%) Web Services
2 41 (15.41%) REST
3 38 (14.29%) Velocity
4 32 (12.03%) Spring
5 28 (10.53%) HTML
5 28 (10.53%) SOAP
6 25 (9.40%) RESTful
7 19 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 19 (7.14%) CSS
8 18 (6.77%) CSS3
8 18 (6.77%) HTML5
9 17 (6.39%) JSON
9 17 (6.39%) Spring MVC
10 14 (5.26%) Guice
10 14 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (4.89%) Gherkin
12 12 (4.51%) Ajax
12 12 (4.51%) Django
12 12 (4.51%) Hibernate
12 12 (4.51%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.50%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.50%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.50%) Social Media
5 4 (1.50%) User Experience
5 4 (1.50%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Clustering
7 2 (0.75%) FMCG
7 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.75%) Wiki
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) New Media
8 1 (0.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.31%) Linux
2 37 (13.91%) Windows
3 18 (6.77%) Unix
4 11 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.76%) Android
5 10 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.76%) Mac OS X
6 9 (3.38%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.63%) CentOS
8 5 (1.88%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (53.01%) Scrum
3 89 (33.46%) Test Automation
4 79 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (27.44%) DevOps
6 54 (20.30%) Configuration Management
7 43 (16.17%) Kanban
8 39 (14.66%) TDD
9 37 (13.91%) Coaching
10 36 (13.53%) User Stories
11 33 (12.41%) BDD
11 33 (12.41%) Open Source
12 31 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (10.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (10.15%) SDLC
14 25 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (9.40%) Regression Testing
15 24 (9.02%) MVC
15 24 (9.02%) SOA
16 22 (8.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 104 (39.10%) Java
2 52 (19.55%) SQL
3 31 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.77%) Ruby
5 22 (8.27%) PowerShell
5 22 (8.27%) Python
6 17 (6.39%) C#
6 17 (6.39%) Scala
7 16 (6.02%) Groovy
8 15 (5.64%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.76%) Apple Swift
10 9 (3.38%) Perl
11 8 (3.01%) PHP
12 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.75%) C
15 1 (0.38%) C-shell
15 1 (0.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 20 (7.52%) ISTQB
2 19 (7.14%) ISEB
3 14 (5.26%) Degree
4 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.88%) PMP
6 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) OCA
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.78%) QA
2 9 (3.38%) PMO
3 6 (2.26%) GDPR
4 4 (1.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (15.41%) Docker
2 9 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.13%) Xen
5 2 (0.75%) Gluster
5 2 (0.75%) HDFS
5 2 (0.75%) KVM
5 2 (0.75%) Varnish
5 2 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 50 (18.80%) Ansible
2 37 (13.91%) Puppet
3 30 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (8.65%) Salt
5 14 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (4.51%) Terraform
7 10 (3.76%) Kubernetes
8 7 (2.63%) Consul
9 6 (2.26%) Pingdom
10 5 (1.88%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.50%) Rancher
12 2 (0.75%) Ambari
12 2 (0.75%) Nagios
12 2 (0.75%) Packer
12 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.38%) Kibana
13 1 (0.38%) SELinux
13 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 55 (20.68%) Oracle
2 36 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.28%) Atlassian
4 23 (8.65%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (7.52%) SAP
6 18 (6.77%) HP
7 16 (6.02%) Google
8 12 (4.51%) IBM
9 11 (4.14%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.76%) Talend
11 9 (3.38%) VMware
12 7 (2.63%) AppDynamics
12 7 (2.63%) Remedy
13 6 (2.26%) CA
13 6 (2.26%) PagerDuty
13 6 (2.26%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.88%) Nimsoft
15 4 (1.50%) Adobe
16 3 (1.13%) Cloudera
17 2 (0.75%) Splunk