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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 173 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 22 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 2.22% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £316 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £593 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1080 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.33% 17.16% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 783 706
Average daily rate £400 £375 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 38
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) JIRA
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) Apache
7 6 (21.43%) Maven
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Kanban
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) MS Project
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 4 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) Jetty
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
3 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.14%) MS Office
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.57%) WinSCP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) JIRA
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) Maven
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.29%) Hudson
5 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.71%) Ant
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.14%) NuGet
6 2 (7.14%) Gerrit
6 2 (7.14%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.57%) JProfiler
7 1 (3.57%) Mockito
7 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
7 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Change Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SCM Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) EJB
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Sass
5 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) IVR
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) Workflow
8 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Groovy
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Varnish
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) yum
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) nmon
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Interwoven