The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
137 88 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.47% 16.51% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 61 101
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Confluence
South West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) JIRA
1 17 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (88.24%) Subversion
2 15 (88.24%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) MySQL
2 15 (88.24%) Data Modelling
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Apache
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
3 11 (64.71%) LAMP
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Samba
3 11 (64.71%) Debian
3 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) nginx
3 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 11 (64.71%) Puppet
3 11 (64.71%) Postfix
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (64.71%) DevOps
4 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
4 9 (52.94%) XenServer
4 9 (52.94%) Hudson
4 9 (52.94%) MediaWiki
4 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (52.94%) ZABBIX
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Apache
1 11 (64.71%) nginx
2 9 (52.94%) MediaWiki
3 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) VPN
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) IPsec
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security
2 9 (52.94%) LDAP
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) IPv6
2 9 (52.94%) OSPF
2 9 (52.94%) BGP
2 9 (52.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) MySQL
2 9 (52.94%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 15 (88.24%) Subversion
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) Hudson
5 6 (35.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Lead Developer
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) LAMP
2 6 (35.29%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) Ajax
2 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) JSP
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Debian
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Ubuntu
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (88.24%) Data Modelling
3 11 (64.71%) DevOps
4 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) B2C
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) SEO
6 6 (35.29%) Validation
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Kanban
6 6 (35.29%) Data Validation
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Samba
1 11 (64.71%) Postfix
2 9 (52.94%) XenServer
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) hybris