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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 76 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.30% - 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
205 107 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.38% 17.40% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 60 79
Average daily rate £400 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 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 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (85.71%) Subversion
3 12 (85.71%) Java
3 12 (85.71%) MySQL
3 12 (85.71%) Data Modelling
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Apache
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 9 (64.29%) Ruby
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) LAMP
4 9 (64.29%) Samba
4 9 (64.29%) Debian
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (64.29%) Postfix
4 9 (64.29%) nginx
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (64.29%) Puppet
4 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) DevOps
5 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 8 (57.14%) Hudson
5 8 (57.14%) MediaWiki
5 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (57.14%) XenServer
5 8 (57.14%) ZABBIX
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (64.29%) Apache
1 9 (64.29%) nginx
2 8 (57.14%) MediaWiki
3 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) VPN
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) IPsec
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) LDAP
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) IPv6
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (85.71%) Subversion
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (57.14%) Hudson
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Hybris Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) LAMP
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
2 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) JSP
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Debian
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (42.86%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (85.71%) Data Modelling
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) Data Validation
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) B2C
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) SEO
6 4 (28.57%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 8 (57.14%) PHP
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Samba
1 9 (64.29%) Postfix
2 8 (57.14%) XenServer
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 8 (57.14%) ZABBIX
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) hybris