The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 180 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 24 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 1.36% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 14
Average daily rate £438 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £341 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £520 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.29% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1052 1032 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.90% 16.44% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 697 754
Average daily rate £375 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Confluence
London

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 42 (89.36%) JIRA
2 22 (46.81%) Git (software)
3 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
4 17 (36.17%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.79%) Maven
6 10 (21.28%) Subversion
6 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (21.28%) QA
7 9 (19.15%) Selenium
7 9 (19.15%) Atlassian
7 9 (19.15%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) Linux
8 8 (17.02%) CSS
8 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Banking
10 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.77%) SQL
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) Web Services
10 6 (12.77%) UNIX
10 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.64%) RESTful
11 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LDAP
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) DB2
2 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (89.36%) JIRA
2 22 (46.81%) Git (software)
3 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
4 14 (29.79%) Maven
5 10 (21.28%) Subversion
5 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (19.15%) Selenium
7 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 4 (8.51%) FishEye
7 4 (8.51%) Capybara
7 4 (8.51%) TestPartner
8 3 (6.38%) JUnit
8 3 (6.38%) jMock
9 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.26%) Ant
9 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Front Office
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Tester
3 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Release Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
5 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) CSS
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) RESTful
3 5 (10.64%) HTML5
3 5 (10.64%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) CSS3
5 3 (6.38%) OSGi
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) jBPM
6 2 (4.26%) Java EE
6 2 (4.26%) EJB
6 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.26%) JMS
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) WebSockets
6 2 (4.26%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.51%) Derivative
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.38%) Wiki
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.26%) EPoS
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Social Network
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
3 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.64%) SOA
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Workflow
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.51%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Release Management
6 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.51%) Fault Management
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) IIBA
2 1 (2.13%) CBAP
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) EMIR
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.51%) KVM
2 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) Nagios
2 4 (8.51%) Ganglia
3 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.26%) MOM
4 2 (4.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Atlassian
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) JBoss
3 5 (10.64%) Ab Initio
4 3 (6.38%) webMethods
4 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.26%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) InterSystems
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) 29West