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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
UK
Rank 165 249 411
Rank change year-on-year +84 +162  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 712 514 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 0.97% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 5.61% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 273 144
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% -16.66%  

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 7873 9158 9155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.21% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5821 5421
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 226 324
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +80 683 £475 +11.76% 91
London +92 383 £475 +5.55% 44
South East +19 69 £425 +25.92% 11
City of London +31 61 £475 -5.00% 12
North East +44 58 £419 +3.39%
Newcastle upon Tyne +40 57 £400 -1.23%
Tyne and Wear +40 57 £400 -1.23%
Yorkshire +37 54 £484 +13.82% 7
West Midlands -14 37 £480 +4.34% 3
West Yorkshire +16 35 £480 +12.94% 6
East of England +7 34 £505 +15.42% 3
Leeds +29 33 £480 +12.94% 6
Telford +8 23 £493 +7.24% 1
South West +6 23 £450 +24.13% 12
Shropshire +5 23 £493 +7.24% 1
Essex +6 22 £495 +15.11%
West Sussex -18 20 £512 +63.68% 2
Southend-on-Sea -13 18 £495 +15.11%
South Yorkshire +14 16 £495 +36.55% 1
Worthing +6 16 £516 +14.61% 1
North West +16 15 £325 -23.52% 10
Berkshire +30 14 £400 +166.66% 1
Scotland +26 13 £358 -4.66% 1
Sheffield +11 12 £495 +36.55% 1
Surrey +14 10 £438 +25.00% 4
Bristol +8 10 £450 +5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +12 9 £840 +49.00% 1
Glasgow +8 9 £358 -4.66% 1
Manchester +8 9 £300 -2.04% 7
Buckinghamshire - 9 £365 - 1

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1376 (97.04%) JIRA
2 972 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
3 543 (38.29%) Java
4 536 (37.80%) Git (software)
5 516 (36.39%) Jenkins
6 490 (34.56%) Scrum
7 426 (30.04%) DevOps
8 425 (29.97%) Linux
9 376 (26.52%) Atlassian
10 359 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
11 279 (19.68%) HTML
12 271 (19.11%) JavaScript
12 271 (19.11%) Python
13 245 (17.28%) Spring
14 241 (17.00%) Open Source
15 239 (16.85%) Docker
16 238 (16.78%) Finance
16 238 (16.78%) Oracle
17 237 (16.71%) TDD
18 235 (16.57%) Puppet
19 230 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
20 223 (15.73%) Ansible
21 221 (15.59%) Configuration Management
22 220 (15.51%) SQL
23 213 (15.02%) CSS
24 209 (14.74%) BDD
25 205 (14.46%) Kanban
25 205 (14.46%) Security Cleared
26 204 (14.39%) Selenium
27 202 (14.25%) REST

Confluence
Top Related 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
1 101 (7.12%) Apache
2 84 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 63 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 48 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 44 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 43 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 40 (2.82%) OpenStack
9 38 (2.68%) nginx
10 34 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
11 23 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 23 (1.62%) CMS
11 23 (1.62%) IIS
12 21 (1.48%) JBoss
13 19 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.99%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.92%) Apache Qpid
17 12 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
18 11 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 46 (3.24%) HipChat
1 46 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 32 (2.26%) MS Office
4 26 (1.83%) MS Project
5 25 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.28%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) Mingle
9 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.071%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
6 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Staffware
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) Unica
8 1 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.071%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.071%) RMDS
8 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.071%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.071%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 230 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (8.82%) GitHub
4 47 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (2.68%) PaaS
6 36 (2.54%) Amazon S3
7 35 (2.47%) Slack
8 34 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (1.97%) Trello
10 24 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (1.69%) IaaS
11 22 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (1.20%) OpenShift
13 15 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (1.06%) SaaS
14 14 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.71%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.28%) HTTP
2 44 (3.10%) LDAP
3 43 (3.03%) DNS
3 43 (3.03%) VPN
4 29 (2.05%) SSL
5 27 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.76%) OpenVPN
6 25 (1.76%) SSH
7 24 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
8 23 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (1.34%) Firewall
10 17 (1.20%) Intranet
10 17 (1.20%) IPsec
11 16 (1.13%) AMQP
12 15 (1.06%) Internet
12 15 (1.06%) Wireshark
13 14 (0.99%) VoIP
14 10 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.71%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
2 115 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 108 (7.62%) MongoDB
4 100 (7.05%) SQL Server
5 79 (5.57%) Oracle Database
6 75 (5.29%) NoSQL
7 70 (4.94%) Hadoop
8 69 (4.87%) Big Data
8 69 (4.87%) MySQL
9 43 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
11 29 (2.05%) HBase
12 26 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
16 17 (1.20%) RDBMS
17 16 (1.13%) QlikView
18 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1376 (97.04%) JIRA
2 536 (37.80%) Git (software)
3 516 (36.39%) Jenkins
4 204 (14.39%) Selenium
5 177 (12.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 165 (11.64%) Cucumber
7 157 (11.07%) JUnit
8 153 (10.79%) Bitbucket
9 148 (10.44%) Maven
10 147 (10.37%) Subversion
11 103 (7.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 89 (6.28%) TeamCity
13 75 (5.29%) SonarQube
14 67 (4.72%) SoapUI
15 62 (4.37%) Ant
16 61 (4.30%) JIRA Agile
16 61 (4.30%) Vagrant
17 51 (3.60%) Gradle
18 49 (3.46%) WebDriver
19 36 (2.54%) JMeter
General
1 238 (16.78%) Finance
2 166 (11.71%) Banking
3 68 (4.80%) Retail
4 34 (2.40%) Publishing
5 28 (1.97%) Legal
6 24 (1.69%) Games
7 23 (1.62%) Marketing
8 22 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.06%) Back Office
10 15 (1.06%) Front Office
10 15 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.49%) Advertising
12 7 (0.49%) Electronics
12 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.071%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.071%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 393 (27.72%) Developer
2 218 (15.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 166 (11.71%) Analyst
4 131 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 112 (7.90%) Architect
6 105 (7.40%) Business Analyst
7 64 (4.51%) Tester
8 61 (4.30%) Consultant
9 56 (3.95%) AWS Engineer
10 50 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
11 48 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 48 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 47 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
13 44 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
14 42 (2.96%) Senior Developer
15 40 (2.82%) Scala Developer
16 39 (2.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 37 (2.61%) Scrum Master
18 35 (2.47%) Automation Tester
19 34 (2.40%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (19.68%) HTML
2 245 (17.28%) Spring
3 213 (15.02%) CSS
4 202 (14.25%) REST
5 199 (14.03%) HTML5
6 173 (12.20%) RESTful
7 159 (11.21%) JSON
8 142 (10.01%) CSS3
9 133 (9.38%) XML
10 130 (9.17%) Web Services
11 126 (8.89%) AngularJS
12 100 (7.05%) SOAP
13 99 (6.98%) Node.js
14 90 (6.35%) Django
15 77 (5.43%) .NET
16 73 (5.15%) Play Framework
17 72 (5.08%) Ajax
18 65 (4.58%) Software Packaging
19 63 (4.44%) Gherkin
20 62 (4.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (6.35%) User Experience
3 55 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 46 (3.24%) iPad
6 44 (3.10%) Virtual Team
7 42 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.90%) Social Media
8 27 (1.90%) Wiki
9 25 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
10 24 (1.69%) Equities
11 21 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.41%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.41%) Fintech
13 18 (1.27%) PKI
14 16 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.85%) Clustering
17 11 (0.78%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 425 (29.97%) Linux
2 190 (13.40%) Unix
3 166 (11.71%) Windows
4 116 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (6.21%) CentOS
6 49 (3.46%) Windows Server
7 30 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.48%) AIX
8 21 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.20%) VyOS
10 15 (1.06%) Android
11 13 (0.92%) RancherOS
11 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
13 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.28%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.28%) Solaris
15 3 (0.21%) Debian
15 3 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (34.56%) Scrum
3 426 (30.04%) DevOps
4 359 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
5 241 (17.00%) Open Source
6 237 (16.71%) TDD
7 221 (15.59%) Configuration Management
8 209 (14.74%) BDD
9 205 (14.46%) Kanban
10 168 (11.85%) Microservices
11 157 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 151 (10.65%) User Stories
13 137 (9.66%) Automated Testing
14 131 (9.24%) Software Engineering
15 96 (6.77%) OO
16 95 (6.70%) Workflow
17 94 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 93 (6.56%) E-Commerce
19 92 (6.49%) SOA
20 91 (6.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 543 (38.29%) Java
2 271 (19.11%) JavaScript
2 271 (19.11%) Python
3 220 (15.51%) SQL
4 188 (13.26%) Ruby
5 120 (8.46%) Scala
6 111 (7.83%) C#
7 104 (7.33%) Bash Shell
8 71 (5.01%) PowerShell
9 66 (4.65%) Perl
10 50 (3.53%) Groovy
10 50 (3.53%) Shell Script
11 48 (3.39%) PL/SQL
12 37 (2.61%) C
13 35 (2.47%) C++
14 24 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.62%) PHP
16 19 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.06%) Apple Swift
18 14 (0.99%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 205 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 153 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.29%) Degree
4 60 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 53 (3.74%) ISEB
6 44 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.92%) IIBA
9 12 (0.85%) BC Cleared
10 9 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.56%) CISA
11 8 (0.56%) CISSP
11 8 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.42%) CBAP
13 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.35%) PMP
13 5 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (10.30%) QA
2 28 (1.97%) PMO
3 15 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.56%) WCAG
5 7 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.42%) SDET
7 5 (0.35%) Basel III
7 5 (0.35%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.28%) COBIT
8 4 (0.28%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.071%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.071%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.071%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.071%) SLA
10 1 (0.071%) WAI
System Software
1 239 (16.85%) Docker
2 68 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.40%) vCloud
4 23 (1.62%) Postfix
4 23 (1.62%) Squid
5 16 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.92%) LXC
7 12 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.71%) Corosync
10 7 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.49%) PowerHA
11 4 (0.28%) HDFS
11 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.21%) Varnish
13 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 235 (16.57%) Puppet
2 223 (15.73%) Ansible
3 104 (7.33%) Terraform
4 94 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (3.39%) Kubernetes
6 45 (3.17%) Kibana
6 45 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 39 (2.75%) logstash
8 32 (2.26%) Packer
9 26 (1.83%) Consul
9 26 (1.83%) Rancher
10 24 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
11 23 (1.62%) Dollar Universe
12 20 (1.41%) Nagios
13 13 (0.92%) HAProxy
13 13 (0.92%) Zenoss
14 12 (0.85%) Pingdom
14 12 (0.85%) Rundeck
15 11 (0.78%) HockeyApp
15 11 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 376 (26.52%) Atlassian
2 238 (16.78%) Oracle
3 117 (8.25%) Red Hat
4 89 (6.28%) Google
5 64 (4.51%) VMware
6 63 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 61 (4.30%) IBM
8 50 (3.53%) Splunk
9 43 (3.03%) Sonatype
10 37 (2.61%) AppDynamics
11 31 (2.19%) Adobe
12 29 (2.05%) HP
13 28 (1.97%) New Relic
13 28 (1.97%) TIBCO
14 26 (1.83%) MuleSoft
14 26 (1.83%) SAP
15 24 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (1.69%) Sybase
16 21 (1.48%) ATG
17 17 (1.20%) Apple
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