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 28 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.

Confluence
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 247 424
Rank change year-on-year +86 +177  
Contract jobs citing Confluence 713 527 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 0.98% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.13% 5.72% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 281 147
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -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 7809 9216 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 17.20% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5111 5886 5538
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 222 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% -  
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 £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 28 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 28 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 +77 683 £475 +11.11% 95
London +77 383 £475 +5.55% 43
South East +15 71 £425 +25.92% 9
City of London +18 62 £475 -5.00% 12
North East +37 57 £438 +8.02% 1
Tyne and Wear +41 56 £419 +3.39% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +37 56 £419 +3.39% 1
Yorkshire +37 53 £480 +12.94% 5
West Midlands -14 38 £476 +3.36% 4
West Yorkshire +20 35 £480 +12.94% 4
Leeds +30 33 £480 +12.94% 4
East of England +6 32 £513 +17.14% 6
South West +1 24 £450 +24.13% 15
Telford +6 23 £493 +7.24% 1
Shropshire +6 23 £493 +7.24% 1
Essex +8 22 £495 +15.11%
West Sussex -13 21 £506 +61.84% 1
Southend-on-Sea -10 18 £495 +15.11%
Worthing +8 16 £516 +14.61% 1
North West +17 15 £325 -23.52% 11
South Yorkshire +16 15 £495 +36.55% 1
Berkshire +31 14 £400 +166.66% 1
Scotland +28 14 £358 -4.66%
Surrey +19 11 £425 +21.42% 5
Sheffield +11 11 £495 +36.55% 1
Glasgow +12 10 £358 -4.66%
Bristol +11 10 £450 +5.88%
Manchester +6 9 £300 -2.04% 8
Buckinghamshire - 9 £365 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 8 £425 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 28 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 1359 (97.00%) JIRA
2 960 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 530 (37.83%) Java
3 530 (37.83%) Git (software)
4 498 (35.55%) Jenkins
5 488 (34.83%) Scrum
6 429 (30.62%) DevOps
7 417 (29.76%) Linux
8 364 (25.98%) Atlassian
9 354 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
10 265 (18.92%) HTML
10 265 (18.92%) Python
11 260 (18.56%) JavaScript
12 241 (17.20%) Spring
13 239 (17.06%) Finance
14 238 (16.99%) Oracle
14 238 (16.99%) Open Source
15 237 (16.92%) Docker
16 234 (16.70%) TDD
17 229 (16.35%) Puppet
18 227 (16.20%) Amazon AWS
19 222 (15.85%) SQL
20 221 (15.77%) Ansible
21 218 (15.56%) Configuration Management
22 205 (14.63%) CSS
22 205 (14.63%) Security Cleared
23 204 (14.56%) Kanban
24 201 (14.35%) BDD
25 196 (13.99%) Selenium
26 194 (13.85%) REST

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
1 101 (7.21%) Apache
2 85 (6.07%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (5.14%) WebLogic
4 59 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 44 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 44 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 44 (3.14%) WebSphere
6 37 (2.64%) nginx
6 37 (2.64%) OpenStack
7 32 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 23 (1.64%) Apache Spark
9 22 (1.57%) CMS
9 22 (1.57%) IIS
10 18 (1.28%) JBoss
11 16 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.93%) Apache Qpid
13 13 (0.93%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (3.28%) HipChat
2 45 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 32 (2.28%) MS Office
5 26 (1.86%) MS Project
6 24 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.29%) Gliffy
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Mingle
10 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.071%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.36%) 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
1 227 (16.20%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (8.85%) GitHub
4 46 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (2.64%) PaaS
6 36 (2.57%) Amazon S3
7 35 (2.50%) Slack
8 34 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (2.00%) Trello
10 23 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (1.64%) IaaS
11 22 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (1.21%) OpenShift
13 15 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (1.07%) SaaS
14 14 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.71%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.21%) HTTP
2 44 (3.14%) DNS
2 44 (3.14%) LDAP
3 43 (3.07%) VPN
4 29 (2.07%) SSL
5 27 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.78%) OpenVPN
6 25 (1.78%) SSH
7 24 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
8 23 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (1.36%) Firewall
10 17 (1.21%) Internet
10 17 (1.21%) Intranet
10 17 (1.21%) IPsec
11 15 (1.07%) AMQP
11 15 (1.07%) Wireshark
12 14 (1.00%) VoIP
13 10 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.71%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.43%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (11.78%) PostgreSQL
2 110 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 104 (7.42%) MongoDB
4 99 (7.07%) SQL Server
5 78 (5.57%) Oracle Database
6 70 (5.00%) Big Data
6 70 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 70 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 67 (4.78%) MySQL
8 43 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 34 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
10 29 (2.07%) HBase
11 26 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.14%) QlikView
17 15 (1.07%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 1359 (97.00%) JIRA
2 530 (37.83%) Git (software)
3 498 (35.55%) Jenkins
4 196 (13.99%) Selenium
5 174 (12.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 159 (11.35%) Cucumber
7 157 (11.21%) Bitbucket
8 151 (10.78%) JUnit
9 140 (9.99%) Maven
10 139 (9.92%) Subversion
11 101 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 92 (6.57%) TeamCity
13 77 (5.50%) SonarQube
14 65 (4.64%) SoapUI
15 61 (4.35%) Ant
15 61 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
16 60 (4.28%) Vagrant
17 49 (3.50%) Gradle
18 47 (3.35%) WebDriver
19 36 (2.57%) Eclipse
General
1 239 (17.06%) Finance
2 166 (11.85%) Banking
3 66 (4.71%) Retail
4 32 (2.28%) Publishing
5 29 (2.07%) Legal
6 24 (1.71%) Games
6 24 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.71%) Marketing
7 17 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.07%) Back Office
10 14 (1.00%) Front Office
11 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.57%) Electronics
14 7 (0.50%) Advertising
14 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.071%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.071%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 382 (27.27%) Developer
2 216 (15.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 168 (11.99%) Analyst
4 131 (9.35%) Java Developer
5 109 (7.78%) Architect
6 106 (7.57%) Business Analyst
7 64 (4.57%) Tester
8 60 (4.28%) Consultant
9 54 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
10 48 (3.43%) AWS DevOps
11 47 (3.35%) Project Manager
12 46 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
13 45 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 42 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
15 40 (2.86%) Senior Developer
16 39 (2.78%) Scala Developer
17 38 (2.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 37 (2.64%) Scrum Master
19 35 (2.50%) Automation Tester
20 34 (2.43%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (18.92%) HTML
2 241 (17.20%) Spring
3 205 (14.63%) CSS
4 194 (13.85%) REST
5 192 (13.70%) HTML5
6 171 (12.21%) RESTful
7 153 (10.92%) JSON
8 138 (9.85%) CSS3
9 131 (9.35%) XML
10 126 (8.99%) Web Services
11 122 (8.71%) AngularJS
12 99 (7.07%) SOAP
13 96 (6.85%) Node.js
14 86 (6.14%) Django
15 77 (5.50%) .NET
16 68 (4.85%) Ajax
16 68 (4.85%) Play Framework
17 65 (4.64%) Software Packaging
18 63 (4.50%) Gherkin
19 60 (4.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.14%) User Experience
3 55 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 46 (3.28%) iPad
6 44 (3.14%) Virtual Team
7 39 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 26 (1.86%) Wiki
9 25 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (1.78%) Social Media
10 24 (1.71%) Equities
11 21 (1.50%) Data Centre
11 21 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.43%) Fintech
13 18 (1.28%) PKI
14 16 (1.14%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.93%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.86%) Clustering
17 11 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 417 (29.76%) Linux
2 190 (13.56%) Unix
3 166 (11.85%) Windows
4 116 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (6.28%) CentOS
6 50 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 30 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.57%) AIX
9 20 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.21%) VyOS
11 15 (1.07%) Android
12 14 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.93%) RancherOS
14 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.29%) Debian
16 4 (0.29%) Solaris
17 3 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (34.83%) Scrum
3 429 (30.62%) DevOps
4 354 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
5 238 (16.99%) Open Source
6 234 (16.70%) TDD
7 218 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 204 (14.56%) Kanban
9 201 (14.35%) BDD
10 169 (12.06%) Microservices
11 161 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 146 (10.42%) User Stories
13 134 (9.56%) Automated Testing
14 128 (9.14%) Software Engineering
15 95 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 94 (6.71%) OO
16 94 (6.71%) Workflow
17 92 (6.57%) SOA
18 90 (6.42%) E-Commerce
19 89 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 530 (37.83%) Java
2 265 (18.92%) Python
3 260 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 222 (15.85%) SQL
5 183 (13.06%) Ruby
6 115 (8.21%) Scala
7 108 (7.71%) C#
8 106 (7.57%) Bash Shell
9 72 (5.14%) PowerShell
10 65 (4.64%) Perl
11 51 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 49 (3.50%) Groovy
13 48 (3.43%) PL/SQL
14 36 (2.57%) C
15 34 (2.43%) C++
16 24 (1.71%) Objective-C
17 23 (1.64%) PHP
18 19 (1.36%) T-SQL
19 15 (1.07%) Apple Swift
20 14 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 205 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 153 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.35%) Degree
4 60 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 53 (3.78%) ISEB
6 44 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.93%) IIBA
9 12 (0.86%) BC Cleared
10 9 (0.64%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.57%) CISA
11 8 (0.57%) CISSP
11 8 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.43%) CBAP
12 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.43%) PMP
13 5 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (10.14%) QA
2 28 (2.00%) PMO
3 15 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.43%) WCAG
7 5 (0.36%) Basel III
7 5 (0.36%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.36%) SDET
8 4 (0.29%) COBIT
8 4 (0.29%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.14%) SLA
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
System Software
1 237 (16.92%) Docker
2 69 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.43%) vCloud
4 23 (1.64%) Postfix
4 23 (1.64%) Squid
5 17 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (1.00%) LXC
7 12 (0.86%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.71%) Corosync
10 7 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.50%) PowerHA
11 4 (0.29%) HDFS
11 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.21%) iptables
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 229 (16.35%) Puppet
2 221 (15.77%) Ansible
3 104 (7.42%) Terraform
4 89 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (3.35%) Kubernetes
6 45 (3.21%) Kibana
6 45 (3.21%) ZABBIX
7 39 (2.78%) logstash
8 32 (2.28%) Packer
9 26 (1.86%) Rancher
10 25 (1.78%) Consul
11 24 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
12 23 (1.64%) Dollar Universe
13 20 (1.43%) Nagios
14 13 (0.93%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.93%) Zenoss
15 12 (0.86%) Rundeck
16 11 (0.79%) HockeyApp
16 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.79%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 364 (25.98%) Atlassian
2 238 (16.99%) Oracle
3 114 (8.14%) Red Hat
4 87 (6.21%) Google
5 65 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 65 (4.64%) VMware
6 60 (4.28%) IBM
7 45 (3.21%) Splunk
8 42 (3.00%) Sonatype
9 36 (2.57%) AppDynamics
10 30 (2.14%) HP
11 28 (2.00%) New Relic
11 28 (2.00%) TIBCO
12 27 (1.93%) Adobe
12 27 (1.93%) SAP
13 25 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.64%) MuleSoft
14 23 (1.64%) Sybase
15 21 (1.50%) ATG
16 18 (1.28%) Apple
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