The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 184 185 182
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 1.46% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -12.50%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
949 1166 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.98% 17.53% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 825 743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.50 £56.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (80.00%) JIRA
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) XML
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (23.33%) Subversion
5 7 (23.33%) Maven
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) XSD
5 7 (23.33%) UML
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Sybase
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) QA
6 6 (20.00%) Atlassian
7 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) SOAP
7 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (16.67%) JBoss
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.33%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) FTP
1 4 (13.33%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) RFID
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Subversion
3 7 (23.33%) Maven
4 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Calabash
6 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.33%) StyleCop
6 1 (3.33%) NDepend
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) MSI
6 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Front Office
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Sybase Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) XSD
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) JSP
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) Sass
6 3 (10.00%) WPF
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms
6 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (6.67%) Ajax
7 2 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Derivative
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Wiki
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (13.33%) Fund Management
5 4 (13.33%) Use Case
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) RUP
7 2 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.33%) MAPM
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (20.00%) Sybase
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 2 (6.67%) StatPro
4 2 (6.67%) BI-SAM
4 2 (6.67%) FactSet
5 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.33%) ATG
5 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Interwoven
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) hybris
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) Telerik