The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 246 380
Rank change year-on-year +72 +134  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 671 524 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 0.97% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.65% 5.40% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 341 183
Median daily rate £460 £453 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.35 - -

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7754 9705 10032
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.56% 18.03% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4957 6467 6260
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 233 340
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.39 £20.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.70% +0.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Confluence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Confluence.

Contractor daily rate trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 637 £463 +0.27% 112
London +25 314 £475 -4.04% 52
South East +11 82 £438 +2.94% 13
West Midlands +30 54 £500 +8.69% 8
Yorkshire +36 48 £430 -3.85% 7
West Yorkshire +36 44 £430 +0.87% 5
East of England +17 44 £478 +3.24% 3
City of London +6 35 £450 -1.36% 11
Leeds +20 31 £430 +2.38% 4
Shropshire +15 31 £525 +14.13% 1
North West +45 30 £450 +5.88% 21
Croydon +12 28 £525 +40.00% 5
Telford +9 28 £525 +14.13% 1
South West +3 27 £425 -29.16% 3
Wiltshire +15 22 £425 -29.16% 1
Oxfordshire -3 20 £425 -5.55% 2
Tyne and Wear +87 18 £475 +35.61% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +87 18 £475 +35.61% 2
North East +76 18 £475 +35.61% 2
East Midlands +8 18 £338 -25.00% 3
Essex - 18 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 17 £478 +0.52%
Surrey +17 16 £525 +5.00% 1
West Sussex -3 16 £520 +33.33% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 16 £500 -
Luton +8 15 £480 +1.05%
Oxford +7 14 £425 -5.55% 1
Cheshire +35 13 £450 -5.26% 8
Manchester +22 13 £350 -12.50% 11
Corsham +1 12 £560 -13.84%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1337 (97.38%) JIRA
2 953 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
3 520 (37.87%) Java
4 512 (37.29%) Git (software)
5 501 (36.49%) Scrum
6 474 (34.52%) Jenkins
7 417 (30.37%) Linux
8 405 (29.50%) DevOps
9 368 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
10 354 (25.78%) Test Automation
11 305 (22.21%) HTML
12 299 (21.78%) Spring
13 297 (21.63%) Atlassian
14 290 (21.12%) TDD
15 259 (18.86%) CSS
16 258 (18.79%) Python
17 256 (18.65%) REST
18 244 (17.77%) Open Source
19 242 (17.63%) Configuration Management
20 236 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
20 236 (17.19%) HTML5
21 233 (16.97%) Finance
22 225 (16.39%) BDD
23 223 (16.24%) Docker
24 220 (16.02%) Ansible
24 220 (16.02%) JavaScript
25 213 (15.51%) Kanban
26 209 (15.22%) Ruby
27 189 (13.77%) CSS3
28 187 (13.62%) Puppet

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 90 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (4.73%) WebLogic
3 63 (4.59%) Apache
4 56 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 42 (3.06%) Apache Solr
6 37 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 30 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
8 26 (1.89%) CMS
8 26 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.82%) JBoss
10 22 (1.60%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 20 (1.46%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.38%) OpenStack
13 16 (1.17%) nginx
14 15 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (1.02%) IIS
16 10 (0.73%) Anypoint
17 7 (0.51%) SAS
17 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (2.69%) MS Visio
2 31 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (1.46%) HipChat
6 15 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 14 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.15%) InVision
8 2 (0.15%) Mingle
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.073%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.22%) Staffware
9 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.15%) Unica
10 1 (0.073%) Actimize
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.073%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.073%) Maximo
10 1 (0.073%) RMDS
10 1 (0.073%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 236 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (8.16%) GitHub
4 35 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (2.48%) Amazon S3
6 31 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 27 (1.97%) Slack
7 27 (1.97%) Trello
8 25 (1.82%) PaaS
9 23 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (1.53%) SaaS
11 17 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.80%) IaaS
14 9 (0.66%) G Suite
15 7 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.51%) Basecamp
15 7 (0.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 125 (9.10%) HTTP
2 27 (1.97%) DNS
3 23 (1.68%) LDAP
4 18 (1.31%) Firewall
4 18 (1.31%) Internet
5 16 (1.17%) VPN
6 15 (1.09%) SSL
7 14 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.95%) OpenVPN
8 13 (0.95%) SSH
9 12 (0.87%) Kerberos
10 11 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (0.66%) Intranet
12 8 (0.58%) LAN
12 8 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.51%) VoIP
13 7 (0.51%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.44%) AMQP
14 6 (0.44%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
2 120 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 96 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 67 (4.88%) MySQL
5 65 (4.73%) NoSQL
6 63 (4.59%) Big Data
7 53 (3.86%) Oracle Database
8 52 (3.79%) SQL Server
9 48 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 42 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.55%) HBase
12 32 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
13 24 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (1.60%) Endeca
16 20 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (1.38%) Redis
18 18 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
19 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1337 (97.38%) JIRA
2 512 (37.29%) Git (software)
3 474 (34.52%) Jenkins
4 179 (13.04%) JUnit
4 179 (13.04%) Subversion
5 164 (11.94%) Bitbucket
6 161 (11.73%) Selenium
7 159 (11.58%) Cucumber
8 150 (10.92%) Maven
9 133 (9.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 88 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 74 (5.39%) TeamCity
12 61 (4.44%) WebDriver
13 56 (4.08%) Gradle
14 51 (3.71%) JMeter
15 50 (3.64%) IntelliJ
16 49 (3.57%) SoapUI
17 45 (3.28%) Ant
17 45 (3.28%) GitLab
18 39 (2.84%) SonarQube
General
1 233 (16.97%) Finance
2 163 (11.87%) Banking
3 68 (4.95%) Retail
4 38 (2.77%) Marketing
5 26 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.60%) Games
8 15 (1.09%) Publishing
9 14 (1.02%) Legal
9 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.95%) Back Office
10 13 (0.95%) Electronics
10 13 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.73%) Front Office
12 9 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.36%) Advertising
14 5 (0.36%) Law
15 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 429 (31.25%) Developer
2 197 (14.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 184 (13.40%) Analyst
4 160 (11.65%) Java Developer
5 113 (8.23%) Architect
6 112 (8.16%) Business Analyst
7 79 (5.75%) Scala Developer
8 65 (4.73%) Tester
9 56 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
10 49 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
11 47 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
12 42 (3.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 42 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 41 (2.99%) Project Manager
14 40 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
15 39 (2.84%) Automation Tester
16 38 (2.77%) Senior Developer
17 37 (2.69%) Cloud Engineer
17 37 (2.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 36 (2.62%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (22.21%) HTML
2 299 (21.78%) Spring
3 259 (18.86%) CSS
4 256 (18.65%) REST
5 236 (17.19%) HTML5
6 189 (13.77%) CSS3
7 186 (13.55%) RESTful
8 172 (12.53%) JSON
9 148 (10.78%) Web Services
10 120 (8.74%) AngularJS
11 119 (8.67%) Django
12 108 (7.87%) Spring MVC
13 106 (7.72%) Ajax
14 105 (7.65%) Play Framework
15 103 (7.50%) XML
16 93 (6.77%) Ruby on Rails
17 91 (6.63%) Guice
18 83 (6.05%) SOAP
19 78 (5.68%) Spring Boot
20 69 (5.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.10%) User Experience
3 60 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 59 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 36 (2.62%) Public Cloud
7 33 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 31 (2.26%) iPad
9 27 (1.97%) Virtual Team
10 26 (1.89%) Wiki
11 25 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (1.68%) Social Media
13 21 (1.53%) Equities
14 20 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.31%) Video on Demand
16 16 (1.17%) Fintech
17 14 (1.02%) Cloud Native
17 14 (1.02%) Hedge funds
18 13 (0.95%) STB
Operating Systems
1 417 (30.37%) Linux
2 170 (12.38%) Windows
3 135 (9.83%) Unix
4 104 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (5.32%) CentOS
6 50 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 44 (3.20%) Apple iOS
8 39 (2.84%) Android
9 22 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.87%) Solaris
12 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.22%) Debian
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.22%) zOS
16 2 (0.15%) AIX
16 2 (0.15%) VMS
17 1 (0.073%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 953 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (36.49%) Scrum
3 405 (29.50%) DevOps
4 368 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
5 354 (25.78%) Test Automation
6 290 (21.12%) TDD
7 244 (17.77%) Open Source
8 242 (17.63%) Configuration Management
9 225 (16.39%) BDD
10 213 (15.51%) Kanban
11 176 (12.82%) Microservices
12 175 (12.75%) User Stories
13 145 (10.56%) MVC
14 138 (10.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 127 (9.25%) SOA
16 118 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
17 100 (7.28%) Software Engineering
18 99 (7.21%) OWASP
19 98 (7.14%) SDLC
20 97 (7.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 520 (37.87%) Java
2 258 (18.79%) Python
3 220 (16.02%) JavaScript
4 209 (15.22%) Ruby
5 174 (12.67%) SQL
6 149 (10.85%) Scala
7 132 (9.61%) C#
8 92 (6.70%) Bash Shell
9 48 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.28%) Perl
11 41 (2.99%) Groovy
12 39 (2.84%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.40%) C
14 30 (2.18%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.11%) C++
16 23 (1.68%) Apple Swift
17 21 (1.53%) PHP
18 14 (1.02%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.87%) Apex Code
20 8 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 177 (12.89%) Security Cleared
2 143 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 94 (6.85%) Degree
4 55 (4.01%) ISEB
5 31 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 30 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 29 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.24%) PMI Certification
8 17 (1.24%) PMP
9 11 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
10 10 (0.73%) CITP
10 10 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (0.73%) MBCS
11 7 (0.51%) BC Cleared
11 7 (0.51%) IIBA
11 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.44%) CBAP
13 5 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (9.61%) QA
2 15 (1.09%) PMO
3 12 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.36%) HL7
5 5 (0.36%) WCAG
6 4 (0.29%) COBIT
6 4 (0.29%) MiFID
6 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) GCP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 223 (16.24%) Docker
2 45 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.31%) vCloud
5 14 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.80%) HDFS
6 11 (0.80%) Postfix
6 11 (0.80%) Squid
7 10 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.73%) LXC
8 9 (0.66%) Xen
9 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.44%) Varnish
11 5 (0.36%) iptables
12 4 (0.29%) KVM
13 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.15%) NFS
14 2 (0.15%) XenServer
15 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 220 (16.02%) Ansible
2 187 (13.62%) Puppet
3 113 (8.23%) Terraform
4 65 (4.73%) Kubernetes
4 65 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (2.18%) ZABBIX
6 25 (1.82%) Kibana
6 25 (1.82%) logstash
7 24 (1.75%) Dollar Universe
7 24 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (1.46%) Rancher
9 16 (1.17%) Rsyslog
10 13 (0.95%) Consul
10 13 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (0.95%) HockeyApp
10 13 (0.95%) Pingdom
11 11 (0.80%) Sysdig
12 9 (0.66%) Nagios
13 6 (0.44%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.44%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 297 (21.63%) Atlassian
2 183 (13.33%) Oracle
3 122 (8.89%) Google
4 101 (7.36%) Red Hat
5 64 (4.66%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.20%) Adobe
7 41 (2.99%) VMware
8 40 (2.91%) IBM
9 39 (2.84%) HP
10 38 (2.77%) SAP
11 35 (2.55%) Splunk
12 32 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (2.26%) AppDynamics
14 29 (2.11%) TIBCO
15 28 (2.04%) MuleSoft
16 26 (1.89%) hybris
17 24 (1.75%) Sonatype
18 21 (1.53%) ATG
19 20 (1.46%) New Relic
20 18 (1.31%) Apple
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