Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 217 282
Rank change year-on-year +64 +65 +51
Contract jobs citing Confluence 282 143 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 0.92% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.22% 5.69% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 98 49
South East median daily rate £463 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.59% -5.84%
10th Percentile £371 £354 £160
90th Percentile £571 £538 £475
England median daily rate £500 £471 £440
% change year-on-year +6.27% +6.93% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -82.00% +288.89%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%

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 2,758 2,513 3,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.43% 16.16% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,603 1,421 2,043
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £243
90th Percentile £575 £553 £550
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 82 108
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £19.81 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +10.78% -0.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.56
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.43 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.95%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +60 165 £463 -2.63% 20
Buckinghamshire +41 67 £463 +39.10% 3
Berkshire +33 63 £400 -20.00% 10
Surrey +8 54 £500 -4.76% 7
West Sussex -1 39 £483 -3.50% 1
Oxfordshire -2 35 £481 +1.32% 7
Hampshire -3 14 £400 +12.20% 3
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
East Sussex +1 3 £488 +21.72% 5
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 273 (96.81%) JIRA
2 246 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (43.97%) Jenkins
4 117 (41.49%) DevOps
5 109 (38.65%) Scrum
6 106 (37.59%) Java
7 104 (36.88%) Git (software)
8 92 (32.62%) Amazon AWS
9 90 (31.91%) Test Automation
10 76 (26.95%) Linux
11 74 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (25.89%) Web Services
13 62 (21.99%) REST
14 59 (20.92%) Kanban
14 59 (20.92%) Selenium
15 57 (20.21%) User Stories
16 56 (19.86%) Oracle
17 54 (19.15%) Finance
18 50 (17.73%) QA
19 48 (17.02%) TDD
19 48 (17.02%) Docker
20 43 (15.25%) SQL
21 42 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
22 41 (14.54%) JavaScript
22 41 (14.54%) Configuration Management
22 41 (14.54%) PostgreSQL
22 41 (14.54%) IaaS
22 41 (14.54%) Continuous Delivery
22 41 (14.54%) Unit Testing
23 40 (14.18%) Atlassian

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 29 (10.28%) OpenStack
2 15 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 14 (4.96%) IIS
4 11 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (2.48%) Apache
6 7 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.06%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.06%) Liferay
11 2 (0.71%) nginx
12 1 (0.35%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (4.96%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.55%) HipChat
5 8 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (1.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) Maximo
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (32.62%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (14.54%) IaaS
3 40 (14.18%) PaaS
4 28 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (9.93%) OpenShift
5 12 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (4.26%) Serverless
6 10 (3.55%) NuGet
7 8 (2.84%) GitHub
8 7 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.48%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.48%) CloudFront
9 6 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (2.13%) Force.com
9 6 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.12%) Firewall
2 14 (4.96%) HTTP
3 11 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.84%) Internet
5 4 (1.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.54%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.70%) Redis
4 32 (11.35%) MongoDB
5 28 (9.93%) NuoDB
6 22 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (6.38%) MySQL
7 18 (6.38%) Oracle Database
8 15 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.61%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (2.13%) MySQL Workbench
13 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.42%) DB2
15 3 (1.06%) Big Data
16 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 273 (96.81%) JIRA
2 124 (43.97%) Jenkins
3 104 (36.88%) Git (software)
4 59 (20.92%) Selenium
5 39 (13.83%) Maven
6 32 (11.35%) Bitbucket
7 31 (10.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (10.64%) Gradle
9 28 (9.93%) Eclipse
9 28 (9.93%) TeamCity
10 25 (8.87%) JUnit
11 22 (7.80%) SoapUI
12 21 (7.45%) Cucumber
13 18 (6.38%) Subversion
14 15 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (4.96%) Ant
15 14 (4.96%) Mercurial
15 14 (4.96%) MSBuild
15 14 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (4.96%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (19.15%) Finance
2 17 (6.03%) Retail
3 14 (4.96%) Banking
4 7 (2.48%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.48%) International Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (21.99%) Developer
2 38 (13.48%) Java Developer
3 37 (13.12%) Analyst
3 37 (13.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (9.93%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.09%) Architect
6 18 (6.38%) Scrum Master
7 16 (5.67%) Tester
8 14 (4.96%) Agile Business Analyst
8 14 (4.96%) QA Tester
9 13 (4.61%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (4.26%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.26%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.55%) AWS Architect
12 10 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.89%) Web Services
2 62 (21.99%) REST
3 29 (10.28%) Spring
4 28 (9.93%) .NET
5 27 (9.57%) AngularJS
5 27 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
6 26 (9.22%) RESTful
7 25 (8.87%) SOAP
8 24 (8.51%) Node.js
9 21 (7.45%) CSS
10 20 (7.09%) JSON
11 18 (6.38%) HTML
12 17 (6.03%) .NET Core
12 17 (6.03%) Spring MVC
13 15 (5.32%) CSS3
13 15 (5.32%) Gherkin
13 15 (5.32%) HTML5
14 13 (4.61%) Hibernate
14 13 (4.61%) Velocity
15 12 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.09%) iPad
2 19 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (6.03%) User Experience
4 11 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 76 (26.95%) Linux
2 30 (10.64%) Windows
3 18 (6.38%) Unix
4 10 (3.55%) Android
4 10 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.55%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.48%) CentOS
6 6 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.42%) Solaris
7 4 (1.42%) zOS
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (41.49%) DevOps
3 109 (38.65%) Scrum
4 90 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 74 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (20.92%) Kanban
7 57 (20.21%) User Stories
8 48 (17.02%) TDD
9 42 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (14.54%) Configuration Management
10 41 (14.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (14.54%) Unit Testing
11 39 (13.83%) E-Commerce
12 32 (11.35%) Microservices
13 31 (10.99%) BDD
14 29 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (9.57%) Acceptance Criteria
15 27 (9.57%) Load Balancing
15 27 (9.57%) Software Engineering
16 26 (9.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.59%) Java
2 43 (15.25%) SQL
3 41 (14.54%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.99%) Python
5 26 (9.22%) C#
5 26 (9.22%) Ruby
6 22 (7.80%) Groovy
7 20 (7.09%) Scala
8 18 (6.38%) Java 8
9 17 (6.03%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.96%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.26%) C++
12 10 (3.55%) Apple Swift
12 10 (3.55%) CQL
13 8 (2.84%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.13%) Apex Code
14 6 (2.13%) Perl
15 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.35%) C
16 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.38%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.77%) ISEB
5 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.71%) APMG
6 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (17.73%) QA
2 9 (3.19%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.77%) PMO
4 3 (1.06%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (17.02%) Docker
2 12 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (11.35%) Ansible
2 28 (9.93%) Kubernetes
3 23 (8.16%) Puppet
4 16 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.32%) Salt
6 12 (4.26%) Automic
7 10 (3.55%) Opsview
8 4 (1.42%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.35%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.35%) Rancher
9 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (19.86%) Oracle
2 40 (14.18%) Atlassian
3 37 (13.12%) IBM
4 28 (9.93%) Microsoft
5 27 (9.57%) Red Hat
6 24 (8.51%) SAP
7 16 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (4.26%) VMware
9 8 (2.84%) Google
10 7 (2.48%) Adobe
10 7 (2.48%) Tableau
10 7 (2.48%) Talend
11 4 (1.42%) HP
12 3 (1.06%) MathWorks
12 3 (1.06%) Perforce
13 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.35%) AppDynamics
14 1 (0.35%) New Relic
14 1 (0.35%) PagerDuty
14 1 (0.35%) SaltStack