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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 122 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 0.78% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
395 514 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.91% 19.95% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 289 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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
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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
Newbury - - - - 1
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 3 (33.33%) SEO
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe
4 3 (33.33%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Velocity
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) HTML

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (44.44%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 3 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Velocity
2 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (11.11%) RSS
2 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Yii
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP5
1 1 (11.11%) PHP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace