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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 117 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 0.76% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£249 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £436 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.08% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
424 529 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.60% 21.16% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 305 146
Average daily rate £420 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £41.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) SEO
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) CMS
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Drupal
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) XSD
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Project Coordinator
1 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) XSD
2 2 (18.18%) Velocity
2 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) XML-RPC
3 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (9.09%) Yii
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) RSS
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) SEO
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) B2C
7 1 (9.09%) Android Development
7 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PHP5
2 1 (9.09%) PHP4
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace