The first table below looks at the demand for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.040% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.93% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £318 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
466 356 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.93% 14.35% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 161 175
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £33.95 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £125 -
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Confluence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Confluence.

1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Subversion
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 6 (40.00%) Maven
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) hybris
6 6 (40.00%) XSD
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) JSP
6 6 (40.00%) JUnit
6 6 (40.00%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) B2C
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Confluence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Confluence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
1 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
3 6 (40.00%) Maven
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) JUnit
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (6.67%) Hudson
6 1 (6.67%) FishEye
6 1 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) CSS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) XML
1 7 (46.67%) Ajax
1 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) XSD
2 6 (40.00%) JSP
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) OSGi
5 1 (6.67%) CPAN
5 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) XML-RPC
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) WAMP
5 1 (6.67%) MooTools
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) B2C
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) SEO
5 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) C-shell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) YUM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Vignette
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) BEA
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian