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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 179 199 206
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Confluence 20 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.52% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 14
Average daily rate
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£475 £401 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+60.09% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
1006 1187 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 16.37% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 800 942
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £594 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £23.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £59.00 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 34 (82.93%) JIRA
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) Atlassian
3 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
4 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.83%) DevOps
5 11 (26.83%) Linux
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) Scrum
7 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
7 9 (21.95%) Puppet
8 8 (19.51%) Maven
8 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) QA
9 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
10 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) UML
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) XML
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) OO
11 5 (12.20%) Sybase
11 5 (12.20%) .NET
11 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (12.20%) Web Services
11 5 (12.20%) TDD
11 5 (12.20%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 2 (4.88%) AMQP
2 2 (4.88%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) JIRA
2 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (19.51%) Maven
5 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
6 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.88%) FishEye
7 2 (4.88%) Capybara
7 2 (4.88%) TestPartner
7 2 (4.88%) Subversion
7 2 (4.88%) Ant
7 2 (4.88%) JUnit
8 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.44%) JMeter
8 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Front Office
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Project Planner
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Sybase Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) GUI Developer
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) JMS
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) XSD
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) WPF
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.88%) MCollective
5 2 (4.88%) OSGi
5 2 (4.88%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) WebSockets
5 2 (4.88%) D3.js
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Wiki
3 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Workflow
8 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.76%) Fund Management
8 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) SOA
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) OOP
9 3 (7.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.76%) VBA
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) Golang
5 1 (2.44%) XPath
5 1 (2.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) PMP
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.32%) MAPM
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) KVM
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Ganglia
3 2 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.20%) Sybase
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) FactSet
5 2 (4.88%) 29West
5 2 (4.88%) Splunk
5 2 (4.88%) BI-SAM
5 2 (4.88%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) StatPro
6 1 (2.44%) Murex
6 1 (2.44%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.44%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.44%) GUPTA
6 1 (2.44%) Google
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