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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 182 208 218
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs citing Confluence 16 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 1.72% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 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 £427 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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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
951 1221 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.35% 16.91% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 844 894
Average daily rate £398 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.60 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 October 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 1 October 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 31 (81.58%) JIRA
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) Atlassian
4 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.95%) DevOps
5 10 (26.32%) Puppet
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) XML
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 8 (21.05%) Maven
7 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.05%) Finance
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
9 6 (15.79%) JSON
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) UML
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) XSD
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) C#
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.16%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) FTP
1 3 (7.89%) WinSCP
2 2 (5.26%) AMQP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) JIRA
2 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.05%) Maven
4 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.26%) Selenium
7 2 (5.26%) FishEye
8 1 (2.63%) Ant
8 1 (2.63%) JUnit
8 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.63%) JMeter
8 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Sybase Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) GUI Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) JSON
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) XSD
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) Middleware
4 4 (10.53%) JMS
4 4 (10.53%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
6 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.26%) D3.js
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.89%) Wiki
2 3 (7.89%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) UML
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.53%) Release Management
8 4 (10.53%) Fund Management
8 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) VBA
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Golang
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) MAPM
3 2 (5.26%) PMP
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Ganglia
3 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Salt
4 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Sybase
3 5 (13.16%) JBoss
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) BI-SAM
5 2 (5.26%) FactSet
5 2 (5.26%) StatPro
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) Murex
6 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.63%) Telerik
6 1 (2.63%) GUPTA
6 1 (2.63%) ATG
6 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.63%) 29West
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk