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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 183 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing Confluence 17 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 1.84% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 10
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£475 £401 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -20.00%
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
963 1195 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.43% 16.62% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 821 912
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 47
Average hourly rate £18.18 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.55 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 32 (82.05%) JIRA
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) Atlassian
5 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.77%) DevOps
6 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (25.64%) Puppet
7 10 (25.64%) Scrum
7 10 (25.64%) Linux
8 8 (20.51%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
8 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (20.51%) Maven
9 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 6 (15.38%) UML
10 6 (15.38%) JSON
10 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
10 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) XSD
11 5 (12.82%) Sybase
11 5 (12.82%) .NET
11 5 (12.82%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) FTP
1 3 (7.69%) WinSCP
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) AMQP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (82.05%) JIRA
2 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Maven
4 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) FishEye
7 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.56%) Ant
8 1 (2.56%) JUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Sybase Developer
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (5.13%) GUI Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) JSON
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) XSD
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) JMS
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) OSGi
6 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
6 2 (5.13%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Wiki
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Derivative
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) CentOS
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.95%) TDD
7 6 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.26%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.26%) Release Management
8 4 (10.26%) Fund Management
9 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VBA
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) Golang
5 1 (2.56%) XPath
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) PMP
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.69%) MAPM
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) EMIR
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.13%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.82%) Sybase
2 5 (12.82%) JBoss
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
4 2 (5.13%) BI-SAM
4 2 (5.13%) FactSet
4 2 (5.13%) StatPro
5 1 (2.56%) ATG
5 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) Murex
5 1 (2.56%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.56%) GUPTA
5 1 (2.56%) Endeca
5 1 (2.56%) Google
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 24 days ago