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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 164 181 200
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs citing Confluence 33 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.49% 1.95% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £292 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £416 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +60.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £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
945 1024 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.54% 17.36% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 700 802
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 40
Average hourly rate £14.22 £17.87 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 47 (94.00%) JIRA
2 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (58.00%) Java
4 24 (48.00%) Scrum
5 19 (38.00%) Atlassian
6 18 (36.00%) TDD
7 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (32.00%) Cucumber
8 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 13 (26.00%) HTML
10 13 (26.00%) JMS
11 12 (24.00%) CSS
11 12 (24.00%) Linux
11 12 (24.00%) Maven
11 12 (24.00%) Puppet
11 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (22.00%) jQuery
12 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
12 11 (22.00%) Subversion
12 11 (22.00%) EJB
12 11 (22.00%) Oracle
13 10 (20.00%) C#
13 10 (20.00%) Apache
13 10 (20.00%) Python
13 10 (20.00%) Finance
13 10 (20.00%) HTML5
13 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 9 (18.00%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) JBoss
3 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (12.00%) Node.js
4 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.00%) Documentum
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) Captiva
7 1 (2.00%) Mule
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) MediaWiki
7 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Open Workbench
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) AMQP
2 5 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) IPv6
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
5 1 (2.00%) BGP
5 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) IPsec
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.00%) Big Data
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (94.00%) JIRA
2 16 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (24.00%) Maven
6 11 (22.00%) Subversion
7 8 (16.00%) JUnit
8 7 (14.00%) Mercurial
9 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (10.00%) Selenium
10 5 (10.00%) Hudson
10 5 (10.00%) Mockito
11 4 (8.00%) Ant
11 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
11 4 (8.00%) Gradle
11 4 (8.00%) Artifactory
11 4 (8.00%) FishEye
12 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
12 2 (4.00%) Grunt
12 2 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) GUI Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.00%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Tester
7 1 (2.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Designer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) HTML
1 13 (26.00%) JMS
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.00%) EJB
3 11 (22.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.00%) HTML5
5 9 (18.00%) JSON
6 8 (16.00%) .NET
6 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.00%) Java EE
7 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 6 (12.00%) Spring
9 5 (10.00%) CSS3
10 4 (8.00%) Apache Camel
10 4 (8.00%) D3.js
10 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (8.00%) Apache Flex
10 4 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Wiki
4 2 (4.00%) Social Media
4 2 (4.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) TDD
4 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.00%) SDLC
7 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
7 8 (16.00%) Open Source
8 7 (14.00%) DevOps
8 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) OO
10 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (10.00%) User Stories
11 4 (8.00%) Kanban
11 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
5 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) Scala
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Varnish
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) iptables
2 1 (2.00%) Samba
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Postfix
2 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.00%) yum
4 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Atlassian
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe
5 4 (8.00%) InterSystems
6 3 (6.00%) WorldPay
7 2 (4.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) BEA