Period
to 22 October 2020

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 October 2020 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 117 148
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 +23
Contract jobs citing Confluence 80 292 288
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.25% 2.12% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.84% 14.06% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 185 139
Median daily rate £463 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £363
90th Percentile £581 £558 £575
England median daily rate £470 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -6.00% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.46 £21.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.45% -60.00% +41.89%
10th Percentile £18.50 £20.50 £49.85
90th Percentile £51.71 £21.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -19.54% -1.14%

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 539 2,077 2,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.19% 15.09% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 1,191 1,750
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £285
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £473 £463 £465
% change year-on-year +2.16% -0.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 87
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.00% +29.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.68 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.20
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.68 £21.50
% change year-on-year +34.22% -3.84% +4.88%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Confluence in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +71 27 £490 +22.50% 6
West Sussex -3 23 £450 - 1
Thames Valley +59 22 £425 -8.11% 6
Berkshire +58 15 £500 - 4
Surrey +47 7 £420 -1.18% 16
Buckinghamshire +25 7 £300 -25.00% 1
East Sussex +20 1 £463 +12.80% 2
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 79 (98.75%) JIRA
2 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.75%) DevOps
4 33 (41.25%) Java
5 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
6 17 (21.25%) Selenium
6 17 (21.25%) Scrum
7 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 15 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 15 (18.75%) Public Sector
9 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 14 (17.50%) C#
9 14 (17.50%) Linux
10 13 (16.25%) C++
10 13 (16.25%) SQL
10 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (15.00%) AWS
11 12 (15.00%) Open Source
11 12 (15.00%) QA
12 11 (13.75%) Scala
12 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
12 11 (13.75%) Oracle
12 11 (13.75%) C
12 11 (13.75%) Python
12 11 (13.75%) Decision-Making
12 11 (13.75%) Black Duck
12 11 (13.75%) User Stories

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 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 2 (2.50%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.25%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.25%) GIMP
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.25%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) AWS
2 4 (5.00%) Azure
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (3.75%) AWS CodeDeploy
3 3 (3.75%) AWS CodePipeline
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.75%) GitHub
3 3 (3.75%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.75%) Route 53
3 3 (3.75%) Serverless
3 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) AWS CodeBuild
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) DHCP
1 4 (5.00%) DNS
1 4 (5.00%) Skype
1 4 (5.00%) VSAN
2 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) BGP
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.25%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) Multicast
3 1 (1.25%) OSPF
3 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.25%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.25%) Power BI
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 79 (98.75%) JIRA
2 17 (21.25%) Selenium
3 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (18.75%) Bitbucket
5 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
6 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.75%) Travis CI
8 6 (7.50%) Gatling
9 3 (3.75%) Ant
9 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.75%) Locust
9 3 (3.75%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.75%) Spinnaker
9 3 (3.75%) Subversion
9 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.50%) JUnit
10 2 (2.50%) Maven
10 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 15 (18.75%) Public Sector
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Police
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Scala Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.25%) User Researcher
8 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) Swagger
2 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 7 (8.75%) XML
3 5 (6.25%) J2EE
4 4 (5.00%) JSON
4 4 (5.00%) Node.js
4 4 (5.00%) RESTful
5 3 (3.75%) CSS
5 3 (3.75%) REST
5 3 (3.75%) Velocity
6 2 (2.50%) Flash
6 2 (2.50%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) jQuery
6 2 (2.50%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (2.50%) Qt
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) Spring
6 2 (2.50%) Spring Integration
6 2 (2.50%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.50%) User Experience
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.50%) Social Media
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Unix
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (3.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) DevOps
3 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.25%) Scrum
5 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.00%) Open Source
8 11 (13.75%) Decision-Making
8 11 (13.75%) User Stories
9 10 (12.50%) Information Security
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
10 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (11.25%) OWASP
10 9 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (11.25%) Security Architecture
10 9 (11.25%) Security Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 14 (17.50%) C#
3 13 (16.25%) C++
3 13 (16.25%) SQL
4 11 (13.75%) C
4 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) Python
4 11 (13.75%) Scala
5 9 (11.25%) PHP
5 9 (11.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.00%) Java 8
8 3 (3.75%) Go
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) ABAP
10 1 (1.25%) AWK
10 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) EXIN
4 4 (5.00%) ISEB
4 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.75%) MCSE
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) CCDA
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PhD
7 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.25%) NIST
3 6 (7.50%) PMO
4 4 (5.00%) COBIT
5 3 (3.75%) NCSC
6 2 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.25%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.00%) Docker
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Terraform
2 9 (11.25%) HP ALM
2 9 (11.25%) HP Fortify
3 7 (8.75%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.00%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.75%) Kibana
5 3 (3.75%) Packer
5 3 (3.75%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Black Duck
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Sonatype
3 9 (11.25%) HP
3 9 (11.25%) Micro Focus
3 9 (11.25%) Qualys
4 8 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) ArcSight
6 6 (7.50%) webMethods
7 5 (6.25%) Adobe
7 5 (6.25%) BEA
7 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.00%) Pega
9 3 (3.75%) Google
9 3 (3.75%) SAP
10 2 (2.50%) Talend
10 2 (2.50%) Veeam
11 1 (1.25%) Facebook
11 1 (1.25%) Samsung