Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 176 194
Rank change year-on-year +61 +18 +55
Contract jobs citing Confluence 320 231 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.17% 1.37% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.85% 8.24% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 99 133
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £328 £362 £352
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.32% +31.94% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £37.50 £31.40
90th Percentile £20.50 £57.50 £56.95
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +20.83% +2.86%

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 2,310 2,805 2,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.65% 16.68% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,351 1,704 1,591
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £280 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 83 93
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £22.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.90% +26.83% -9.96%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20% +3.75%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +25 108 £450 +1.12% 27
West Sussex +23 82 £428 -3.93% 7
Surrey +42 62 £475 -7.32% 14
Berkshire +5 57 £481 +11.27% 12
Buckinghamshire +21 44 £356 -28.80% 6
Hampshire +36 40 £420 +2.44% 10
East Sussex +3 19 £400 -
Oxfordshire +28 8 £415 -2.35% 9
Kent +3 7 £575 -4.17%
M4 Corridor 0 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 303 (94.69%) JIRA
2 213 (66.56%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (29.69%) SQL
4 87 (27.19%) Scrum
5 84 (26.25%) Java
5 84 (26.25%) Atlassian
6 77 (24.06%) Test Automation
6 77 (24.06%) Jenkins
7 74 (23.13%) DevOps
8 68 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (20.31%) Bitbucket
10 60 (18.75%) Finance
11 55 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 52 (16.25%) Git (software)
13 51 (15.94%) Oracle
14 49 (15.31%) TDD
15 45 (14.06%) QA
16 43 (13.44%) C#
17 41 (12.81%) JSON
17 41 (12.81%) Selenium
18 39 (12.19%) JavaScript
19 38 (11.88%) Docker
20 37 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (11.56%) BDD
21 36 (11.25%) Configuration Management
21 36 (11.25%) Maven
21 36 (11.25%) User Stories
22 35 (10.94%) Microsoft
22 35 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
22 35 (10.94%) Process Improvement

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 14 (4.38%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.06%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.75%) Apache
3 12 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.13%) GeoServer
5 7 (2.19%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.31%) Mule
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (5.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.50%) InVision
5 8 (2.50%) Sketch
6 5 (1.56%) FileZilla
6 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (1.25%) Camtasia
7 4 (1.25%) Notepad++
8 2 (0.63%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.31%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.31%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Sonata
2 8 (2.50%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.94%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.94%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.31%) assyst
5 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.56%) SaaS
4 18 (5.63%) PaaS
5 15 (4.69%) OpenShift
6 14 (4.38%) GitHub
7 11 (3.44%) Yarn
8 9 (2.81%) BrowserStack
9 8 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.50%) Lucidchart
9 8 (2.50%) Power Platform
9 8 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (2.50%) Trello
10 5 (1.56%) npm
10 5 (1.56%) Serverless
11 4 (1.25%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.94%) IaaS
13 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.63%) Slack
14 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.56%) PuTTY
1 5 (1.56%) WinSCP
2 3 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) ATM
3 2 (0.63%) DHCP
3 2 (0.63%) DNS
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.44%) GIS
7 9 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.50%) Power BI
9 6 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.56%) DB2
10 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.94%) Big Data
11 3 (0.94%) MySQL
11 3 (0.94%) Redis
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.63%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 303 (94.69%) JIRA
2 77 (24.06%) Jenkins
3 65 (20.31%) Bitbucket
4 52 (16.25%) Git (software)
5 41 (12.81%) Selenium
6 36 (11.25%) Maven
7 32 (10.00%) JMeter
8 30 (9.38%) Cucumber
9 18 (5.63%) JUnit
10 17 (5.31%) Mockito
10 17 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (4.38%) SoapUI
12 13 (4.06%) Protractor
12 13 (4.06%) SpecFlow
13 12 (3.75%) IntelliJ
14 11 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (3.44%) WebDriver
14 11 (3.44%) webpack
15 8 (2.50%) DbUnit
General
1 60 (18.75%) Finance
2 25 (7.81%) Retail
3 22 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.00%) Banking
5 7 (2.19%) Marketing
6 5 (1.56%) Billing
7 4 (1.25%) Legal
7 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.94%) Military
9 2 (0.63%) Automotive
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (30.00%) Developer
2 50 (15.63%) Analyst
3 27 (8.44%) Java Developer
4 25 (7.81%) Business Analyst
4 25 (7.81%) Tester
5 22 (6.88%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.25%) Scrum Master
7 19 (5.94%) Consultant
8 18 (5.63%) Automation Tester
9 15 (4.69%) Test Analyst
10 14 (4.38%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.75%) QA Tester
13 11 (3.44%) Applications Developer
13 11 (3.44%) Test Engineer
14 10 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 10 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
14 10 (3.13%) SQL Developer
15 9 (2.81%) Designer
15 9 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.81%) JSON
2 34 (10.63%) Web Services
3 33 (10.31%) RESTful
4 32 (10.00%) Spring
5 30 (9.38%) .NET
5 30 (9.38%) XML
6 27 (8.44%) CSS
7 22 (6.88%) AngularJS
8 21 (6.56%) REST
9 19 (5.94%) Node.js
9 19 (5.94%) Sass
10 17 (5.31%) Apache Camel
11 15 (4.69%) HTML
11 15 (4.69%) SOAP
12 12 (3.75%) J2EE
12 12 (3.75%) JPA
13 11 (3.44%) Apache Cordova
13 11 (3.44%) Java EE
14 10 (3.13%) Apache Commons
14 10 (3.13%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.81%) User Experience
3 19 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.63%) PKI
6 2 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.31%) iPad
7 1 (0.31%) Life Science
7 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.75%) Linux
2 27 (8.44%) Windows
3 20 (6.25%) Unix
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.88%) Android
5 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.63%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (66.56%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.19%) Scrum
3 77 (24.06%) Test Automation
4 74 (23.13%) DevOps
5 68 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (15.31%) TDD
7 37 (11.56%) BDD
7 37 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (11.25%) Configuration Management
8 36 (11.25%) User Stories
9 35 (10.94%) Process Improvement
10 30 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 29 (9.06%) Microservices
12 28 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (8.44%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.44%) Workflow
14 25 (7.81%) Kanban
14 25 (7.81%) Problem Management
15 24 (7.50%) SDLC
16 23 (7.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 95 (29.69%) SQL
2 84 (26.25%) Java
3 43 (13.44%) C#
4 39 (12.19%) JavaScript
5 30 (9.38%) Python
6 17 (5.31%) Java 8
7 14 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.13%) Scala
9 9 (2.81%) Ruby
10 8 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.19%) ABAP
11 7 (2.19%) C
11 7 (2.19%) VBA
12 6 (1.88%) Groovy
12 6 (1.88%) VB
12 6 (1.88%) VB6
13 5 (1.56%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.81%) ISEB
3 9 (2.81%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.50%) Degree
5 6 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.63%) MCSA
6 2 (0.63%) MCSE
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) IIBA
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.06%) QA
2 11 (3.44%) SLA
3 8 (2.50%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) GDPR
5 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (11.88%) Docker
2 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.31%) Ansible
3 5 (1.56%) Puppet
3 5 (1.56%) Terraform
4 4 (1.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.63%) Ambari
5 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.31%) Consul
6 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.31%) Packer
6 1 (0.31%) Salt
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (26.25%) Atlassian
2 51 (15.94%) Oracle
3 35 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.63%) SAP
4 18 (5.63%) webMethods
5 12 (3.75%) IBM
6 10 (3.13%) Adobe
6 10 (3.13%) BEA
7 7 (2.19%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.88%) Google
8 6 (1.88%) Okta
9 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.25%) Remedy
10 4 (1.25%) Trend Micro
11 3 (0.94%) Apple
11 3 (0.94%) BMC
11 3 (0.94%) CA
11 3 (0.94%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 3 (0.94%) hybris
11 3 (0.94%) Pega