The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 84 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.57% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 3.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
256 222 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.41% 18.05% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 142 51
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.94% +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) JSF
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) NetBeans
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) MyBatis
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) JPA
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) NetBeans
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (14.29%) Gradle
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) JSF
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) JPA
2 3 (42.86%) MyBatis
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle