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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 64 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 1.77% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.01% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £53.00
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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
166 162 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.80% 19.08% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 71
Average daily rate £338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (75.00%) MediaWiki
3 9 (75.00%) Wiki
3 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) iptables
3 9 (75.00%) ZABBIX
3 9 (75.00%) Postfix
3 9 (75.00%) CentOS
3 9 (75.00%) nginx
3 9 (75.00%) Puppet
3 9 (75.00%) Hudson
3 9 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Subversion
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) Samba
3 9 (75.00%) Debian
3 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (75.00%) MySQL
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 9 (75.00%) LDAP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) Build Automation
5 7 (58.33%) SQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (75.00%) MediaWiki
1 9 (75.00%) nginx
1 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) LDAP
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
2 5 (41.67%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
2 5 (41.67%) IPsec
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) IPv6
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (75.00%) Hudson
3 9 (75.00%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Wiki
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) CentOS
1 9 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Debian
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Build Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (41.67%) Database Theory
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Android Development
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) iptables
1 9 (75.00%) Postfix
1 9 (75.00%) Samba
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) XenServer
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) ZABBIX
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft