Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 190 236
Rank change year-on-year +16 +46 +104
Contract jobs citing Confluence 231 194 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.37% 1.21% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.20% 6.98% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 134 71
South East median daily rate £450 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £362 £352 £313
90th Percentile £575 £554 £500
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.18% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.83% +2.86% -22.22%

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 2,818 2,779 3,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.77% 17.27% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,716 1,606 2,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 94 125
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.70% -9.96% -2.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £48.53 £55.55
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +1 96 £445 +4.71% 15
West Sussex +31 63 £445 -14.42% 7
Berkshire +6 51 £433 -8.95% 10
Surrey -20 49 £513 - 8
Buckinghamshire +28 40 £500 +31.15% 1
Hampshire -12 9 £410 -9.89% 4
East Sussex -1 8 £400 -0.62% 3
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Oxfordshire -26 5 £425 -1.16% 4
Kent +5 1 £600 +76.47% 2
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 231 (100.00%) JIRA
2 181 (78.35%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (43.72%) Jenkins
4 87 (37.66%) Test Automation
4 87 (37.66%) Java
5 85 (36.80%) Git (software)
6 81 (35.06%) DevOps
7 74 (32.03%) Scrum
8 64 (27.71%) REST
9 57 (24.68%) Web Services
9 57 (24.68%) Linux
10 54 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (22.94%) Configuration Management
12 52 (22.51%) QA
13 51 (22.08%) RESTful
14 49 (21.21%) Kanban
14 49 (21.21%) JavaScript
15 47 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
16 45 (19.48%) Oracle
16 45 (19.48%) Selenium
16 45 (19.48%) Atlassian
17 44 (19.05%) JSON
17 44 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
18 43 (18.61%) Docker
19 42 (18.18%) TDD
20 40 (17.32%) Ruby
20 40 (17.32%) Open Source
21 39 (16.88%) Cucumber
21 39 (16.88%) BDD
21 39 (16.88%) Unit Testing

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 16 (6.93%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.46%) IIS
4 6 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.60%) SAP Portal
4 6 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.16%) CMS
5 5 (2.16%) SAS
6 4 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.43%) Hyperledger
9 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.90%) HipChat
4 9 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.30%) Simulink
7 1 (0.43%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.43%) InVision
7 1 (0.43%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.60%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.87%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.63%) Serverless
4 12 (5.19%) OpenShift
5 9 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (3.03%) GitHub
7 6 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.60%) Force.com
8 4 (1.73%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.73%) SaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.30%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.30%) PaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.87%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.49%) HTTP
2 6 (2.60%) SAN
3 4 (1.73%) Firewall
3 4 (1.73%) Internet
4 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.82%) NoSQL
2 23 (9.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (9.96%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.23%) MySQL
5 17 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (6.49%) Redis
7 13 (5.63%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.76%) NuoDB
9 9 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.60%) DB2
10 6 (2.60%) MySQL Workbench
10 6 (2.60%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.73%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 231 (100.00%) JIRA
2 101 (43.72%) Jenkins
3 85 (36.80%) Git (software)
4 45 (19.48%) Selenium
5 39 (16.88%) Cucumber
6 27 (11.69%) Bitbucket
6 27 (11.69%) SoapUI
7 23 (9.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (9.09%) JUnit
8 21 (9.09%) Subversion
9 20 (8.66%) Gradle
10 16 (6.93%) Vagrant
11 14 (6.06%) TeamCity
12 13 (5.63%) Maven
13 12 (5.19%) Mercurial
13 12 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (4.76%) Ant
14 11 (4.76%) MSBuild
15 9 (3.90%) GitLab
15 9 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Retail
3 10 (4.33%) Banking
4 6 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (24.24%) Developer
2 42 (18.18%) Analyst
3 26 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 18 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.36%) Architect
7 16 (6.93%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.49%) Scala Developer
9 14 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.76%) Tester
11 10 (4.33%) Agile Developer
11 10 (4.33%) QA Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
13 8 (3.46%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Consultant
13 8 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.46%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.71%) REST
2 57 (24.68%) Web Services
3 51 (22.08%) RESTful
4 44 (19.05%) JSON
5 38 (16.45%) SOAP
6 34 (14.72%) XML
7 25 (10.82%) .NET
7 25 (10.82%) Spring
8 23 (9.96%) CSS
8 23 (9.96%) Node.js
9 22 (9.52%) HTML
10 20 (8.66%) Gherkin
10 20 (8.66%) Spring MVC
11 19 (8.23%) AngularJS
11 19 (8.23%) CSS3
11 19 (8.23%) HTML5
12 17 (7.36%) Django
13 15 (6.49%) Guice
13 15 (6.49%) Play Framework
13 15 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.79%) User Experience
2 17 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.36%) iPad
3 14 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.68%) Linux
2 26 (11.26%) Windows
3 22 (9.52%) Unix
4 8 (3.46%) Android
5 6 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.60%) Solaris
5 6 (2.60%) zOS
6 5 (2.16%) CentOS
6 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (78.35%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.66%) Test Automation
3 81 (35.06%) DevOps
4 74 (32.03%) Scrum
5 54 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (22.94%) Configuration Management
7 49 (21.21%) Kanban
8 44 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 42 (18.18%) TDD
10 40 (17.32%) Open Source
11 39 (16.88%) BDD
11 39 (16.88%) Unit Testing
12 35 (15.15%) User Stories
13 33 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (13.85%) E-Commerce
15 31 (13.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (12.99%) API Testing
17 29 (12.55%) Software Engineering
18 23 (9.96%) MVC
19 22 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.66%) Java
2 49 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 40 (17.32%) Ruby
4 39 (16.88%) Python
5 33 (14.29%) Scala
5 33 (14.29%) SQL
6 26 (11.26%) Groovy
7 24 (10.39%) Bash Shell
8 20 (8.66%) C#
9 13 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.46%) Java 8
11 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.60%) ABAP
12 6 (2.60%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.16%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.73%) Perl
14 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.30%) C++
16 2 (0.87%) C
16 2 (0.87%) CQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 14 (6.06%) Degree
2 10 (4.33%) ISEB
2 10 (4.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (4.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.73%) PMP
4 3 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (22.51%) QA
2 12 (5.19%) PMO
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 43 (18.61%) Docker
2 4 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (16.02%) Ansible
2 33 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 18 (7.79%) Puppet
4 12 (5.19%) Salt
5 11 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.90%) Automic
7 2 (0.87%) Opsview
7 2 (0.87%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (19.48%) Atlassian
1 45 (19.48%) Oracle
2 27 (11.69%) SAP
3 22 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.93%) Google
5 13 (5.63%) IBM
6 11 (4.76%) Adobe
7 8 (3.46%) webMethods
8 6 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.16%) VMware
10 3 (1.30%) MathWorks
10 3 (1.30%) Perforce
10 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.87%) Apigee
12 1 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
12 1 (0.43%) Klarna
12 1 (0.43%) PayPal
12 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.43%) WorldPay