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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 185 179 162
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 2.22% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 23
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£370 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £578 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.48% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
876 1037 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.28% 17.24% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 725 698
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 17 (73.91%) JIRA
2 9 (39.13%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Subversion
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) XSD
3 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
6 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
6 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) Front Office
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) Maven
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) JSP
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) JBoss
6 4 (17.39%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (17.39%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
1 4 (17.39%) WinSCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) RFID
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
4 4 (17.39%) Maven
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Calabash
6 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.35%) StyleCop
6 1 (4.35%) NDepend
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) MSI
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Front Office
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Trainer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Trainer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) XSD
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) JSP
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) REST
5 3 (13.04%) Sass
5 3 (13.04%) WPF
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) WinForms
5 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.70%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Derivative
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) RUP
5 2 (8.70%) DSDM
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.35%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik
4 1 (4.35%) Endeca
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Interwoven
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Infragistics
4 1 (4.35%) ATG
4 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
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