The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 115 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.00% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £150 £256 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% +22.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
Confluence
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
390 399 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.35% 14.71% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 196 238
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £150 -
Reading -4 1 £325 +23.80%
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) LESS
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) AOP
4 2 (33.33%) jBPM
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (16.67%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) LESS
1 3 (50.00%) Sass
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (33.33%) jBPM
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) AOP
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle