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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 139 126 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.70% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 3.65% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £489 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £416 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +60.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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 East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
645 603 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.68% 19.22% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 376 165
Average daily rate £350 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 39
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.50 £38.50
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 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
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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Norfolk - 3 £255 -
Hertfordshire +2 1 £355 -
Bedfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (100.00%) JIRA
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) Atlassian
4 12 (46.15%) Cyber Security
5 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
6 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (30.77%) Kanban
9 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (26.92%) MySQL
10 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
12 3 (11.54%) C#
12 3 (11.54%) Windows
12 3 (11.54%) SOA
12 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
12 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
13 2 (7.69%) SDLC
13 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 2 (7.69%) Document Management
13 2 (7.69%) CMDB
13 2 (7.69%) WCF
13 2 (7.69%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Mule
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) DTS
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) FileMaker
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) ODBC
4 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) HPUX
4 1 (3.85%) SUSE
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) Open Source
9 2 (7.69%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Document Management
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Process Management
10 1 (3.85%) Change Management
10 1 (3.85%) MVC
10 1 (3.85%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Pega
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) WSO2
3 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) IBM