The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Edinburgh 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 109 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.84% 14.48% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 82
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.06 £22.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Confluence
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Hudson
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Cobertura
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Mockito
6 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 1 (12.50%) FishEye
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (12.50%) OCPJP
6 1 (12.50%) DAO
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) XML

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Hudson
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Cobertura
4 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Mockito
5 1 (12.50%) FishEye
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Build Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) DAO
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) JMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) OCPJP
1 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
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