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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 122 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.21% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £416 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +60.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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
405 394 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.54% 16.23% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 203 220
Average daily rate £400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.05 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £19.30 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 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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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 - 2 £350 -
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SEO
3 4 (57.14%) Google Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Drupal
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Adobe
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) DTV
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) SEO
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP