The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 70 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 1.38% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 7.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £413 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +58.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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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 Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
170 145 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.89% 18.15% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 105 50
Average daily rate £368 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £61.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.69% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £16.50 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.70 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the Bristol region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Puppet
3 8 (72.73%) DevOps
4 7 (63.64%) iptables
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) nginx
4 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (63.64%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Apache
5 6 (54.55%) LDAP
5 6 (54.55%) ZABBIX
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (45.45%) CentOS
6 5 (45.45%) Postfix
6 5 (45.45%) Wiki
6 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
6 5 (45.45%) Hudson
6 5 (45.45%) REST
6 5 (45.45%) MediaWiki
6 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
6 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Samba
6 5 (45.45%) Debian
6 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) MediaWiki
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) Liferay
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) IPv6
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) SSH
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) OpenVPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
1 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Hudson
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (18.18%) RSpec
5 2 (18.18%) GitLab
6 1 (9.09%) JBehave
6 1 (9.09%) Toad
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) MCollective
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Wiki
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Debian
3 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) SmartOS
4 2 (18.18%) CoreOS
5 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Database Theory
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (9.09%) API Integration
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) iptables
2 5 (45.45%) Samba
2 5 (45.45%) Postfix
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Btrfs
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) Varnish
4 2 (18.18%) vCloud
4 2 (18.18%) KVM
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) LXC
4 2 (18.18%) Snort
4 2 (18.18%) Squid
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) ZABBIX
3 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) CFEngine
4 2 (18.18%) Salt
4 2 (18.18%) systemd
4 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (18.18%) Nessus
5 1 (9.09%) Zenoss
5 1 (9.09%) logstash
5 1 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SaltStack
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk