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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 87 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.70% 2.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £293 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -15.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Confluence
Scotland

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
353 221 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.72% 16.84% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 113 103
Average daily rate £380 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.02 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 2016, 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%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Servlets
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Spring Security
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) NetBeans
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Mockito
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) JSF
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) JBoss
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) nginx
5 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) IPsec
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Mockito
2 4 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Security
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) JPA
3 3 (37.50%) JSF
3 3 (37.50%) JSTL
3 3 (37.50%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (37.50%) STL
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) VMware