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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 118 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.35% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 2.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
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£300 £210 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £406 £378
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
461 451 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.63% 15.91% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 225 145
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
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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
Reading +1 2 £294 +58.78%
Newbury -4 2 - -
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Kanban
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) User Stories
6 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
7 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Analytics
8 4 (28.57%) Open Source
8 4 (28.57%) Drupal
8 4 (28.57%) SEO
8 4 (28.57%) CMS
8 4 (28.57%) Adobe
9 3 (21.43%) Java
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Migration
9 3 (21.43%) Marketing
10 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 2 (14.29%) DevOps
10 2 (14.29%) Hudson
10 2 (14.29%) MediaWiki
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (14.29%) Puppet
10 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (14.29%) Postfix
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) CMS
1 4 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) MediaWiki
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) IPv6
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) IPsec
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) Velocity
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Wiki
4 1 (7.14%) FMCG
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Kanban
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) SEO
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Database Theory
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database Theory
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Postfix
1 2 (14.29%) XenServer
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP