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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 138 176 181
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +5
Contract jobs citing Confluence 15 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 1.33% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 22
Average daily rate £575 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
Confluence
London

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
487 899 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.48% 17.49% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 661 722
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £49.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 40 (95.24%) JIRA
2 25 (59.52%) Java
3 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Atlassian
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) Banking
6 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
7 11 (26.19%) Scrum
8 10 (23.81%) Subversion
9 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
10 8 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle
10 8 (19.05%) Linux
11 7 (16.67%) JBoss
11 7 (16.67%) Apache
11 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
12 6 (14.29%) FishEye
12 6 (14.29%) QA
12 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
12 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (14.29%) MVC
12 6 (14.29%) Unix
12 6 (14.29%) JUnit
13 5 (11.90%) C#
13 5 (11.90%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (16.67%) Apache
1 7 (16.67%) JBoss
1 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.38%) Captiva
4 1 (2.38%) Documentum
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) BGP
1 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) IPsec
1 1 (2.38%) IPv6
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) OSPF
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) MS Access
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) VLDB
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (95.24%) JIRA
2 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (23.81%) Subversion
4 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 8 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (14.29%) FishEye
7 6 (14.29%) JUnit
7 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
8 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
9 4 (9.52%) Gradle
9 4 (9.52%) Mockito
10 3 (7.14%) Artifactory
10 3 (7.14%) Grunt
10 3 (7.14%) Maven
11 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
11 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
11 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
11 2 (4.76%) Mocha
11 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (30.95%) Banking
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Market Data Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Project Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
9 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Spring
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) Grails
2 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.52%) JPA
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.76%) Behat
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) EJB
4 2 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) JMS
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) Sass
4 2 (4.76%) Twig
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
4 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Debian
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) BDD
5 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Kanban
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) User Stories
7 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (4.76%) Database Security
8 2 (4.76%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.76%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Groovy
4 4 (9.52%) JPQL
4 4 (9.52%) VBA
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) VB6
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Jython
7 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) iptables
2 1 (2.38%) Postfix
2 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Atlassian
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.76%) Black Duck
5 2 (4.76%) Coverity
5 2 (4.76%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.76%) InterSystems
5 2 (4.76%) Netezza
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) BEA
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Zend