The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 118 133 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing Confluence 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.038% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 0.21% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Confluence
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
459 475 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.05% 18.08% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 249 198
Average daily rate £385 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the East of England region.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 4 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 6 (37.50%) Couchbase
5 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) SOA
7 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (25.00%) Splunk
7 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) Mule
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 6 (37.50%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) StyleCop
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) Fiddler
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) TestLink
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) WSDL
5 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow
9 1 (6.25%) BPMN
9 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Scala
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) WSO2
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Tripwire