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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 99 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs citing Confluence 28 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.43% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.87% 2.37% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 1
Average daily rate £439 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
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
356 464 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.94% 18.13% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 255 240
Average daily rate £406 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £534 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.64 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.75 £35.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedfordshire +15 13 £363 -30.95%
Essex - 13 £439 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £564 +12.75%
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) JIRA
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (59.09%) User Stories
4 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
5 18 (40.91%) C#
5 18 (40.91%) .NET
5 18 (40.91%) Microservices
6 16 (36.36%) SOA
6 16 (36.36%) Scrum
7 15 (34.09%) MS Visio
7 15 (34.09%) MS Project
7 15 (34.09%) Data Transformation
8 14 (31.82%) REST
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.82%) Business Analysis
9 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
9 13 (29.55%) SOAP
10 12 (27.27%) Atlassian
10 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
10 12 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
11 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (25.00%) Analytics
11 11 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 11 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 10 (22.73%) SWOT Analysis
12 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (22.73%) Business Analytics
13 9 (20.45%) Middleware
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (15.91%) Apache ServiceMix
1 7 (15.91%) Mule
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Project
1 15 (34.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Coach
7 3 (6.82%) Designer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Designer
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Designer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Architect
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) REST
3 13 (29.55%) SOAP
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (20.45%) Middleware
6 8 (18.18%) WCF
7 7 (15.91%) Apache Camel
7 7 (15.91%) MSMQ
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) User Stories
3 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
4 18 (40.91%) Microservices
5 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 16 (36.36%) SOA
6 15 (34.09%) Data Transformation
7 14 (31.82%) Business Analysis
8 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
9 12 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
9 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
10 11 (25.00%) Analytics
10 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 11 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (22.73%) Business Analytics
11 10 (22.73%) SWOT Analysis
12 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (15.91%) Open Source
13 7 (15.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 7 (15.91%) WSO2
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) hybris
6 1 (2.27%) Apigee
6 1 (2.27%) Mashery