The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 334 401 473
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +72
Contract jobs citing Confluence 280 155 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.00% 1.81% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 97 52
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £331 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £241
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +76.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50
Confluence
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9335 8561 7853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.42% 17.88% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6016 5205 4506
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 346 411
Average hourly rate £20.60 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in England

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in England

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in England

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the England region.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in England

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
(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
London +72 193 £403 -10.55% 27
South East -13 28 £400 - 4
East of England +14 16 £375 -29.24% 3
North East - 15 £445 -
North West -9 7 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -18 6 £375 -11.24% 5
West Midlands +3 5 £345 - 4
East Midlands -3 5 £450 +33.33%
South West -20 3 £344 -19.11% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 474 (92.94%) JIRA
2 362 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (48.43%) Java
4 180 (35.29%) Scrum
5 177 (34.71%) Jenkins
6 175 (34.31%) Linux
7 156 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
8 142 (27.84%) Atlassian
9 132 (25.88%) Git (software)
10 118 (23.14%) HTML
11 117 (22.94%) TDD
12 114 (22.35%) Puppet
13 108 (21.18%) Web Services
14 103 (20.20%) JavaScript
15 101 (19.80%) Oracle
16 96 (18.82%) Red Hat
17 89 (17.45%) DevOps
18 85 (16.67%) HTML5
19 84 (16.47%) JSON
20 81 (15.88%) Python
21 79 (15.49%) Finance
22 78 (15.29%) CSS
23 77 (15.10%) Windows
23 77 (15.10%) Security Cleared
24 76 (14.90%) Subversion
25 74 (14.51%) SQL
26 69 (13.53%) Open Source
27 66 (12.94%) Apache
27 66 (12.94%) Configuration Management
27 66 (12.94%) Maven

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 66 (12.94%) Apache
2 43 (8.43%) Node.js
3 39 (7.65%) Tomcat
4 35 (6.86%) JBoss
5 32 (6.27%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.51%) nginx
7 21 (4.12%) SharePoint
8 19 (3.73%) IIS
9 16 (3.14%) MediaWiki
9 16 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 14 (2.75%) Alfresco
11 13 (2.55%) Jetty
12 12 (2.35%) WildFly
13 11 (2.16%) WebSphere
13 11 (2.16%) CMS
13 11 (2.16%) Mule
14 9 (1.76%) GlassFish
14 9 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.76%) Mule ESB
15 6 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.33%) MS Office
4 12 (2.35%) MS Project
5 9 (1.76%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.98%) HipChat
7 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (2.35%) GitHub
4 8 (1.57%) PaaS
5 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.78%) IaaS
7 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.59%) SaaS
8 3 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.69%) LDAP
2 28 (5.49%) HTTP
2 28 (5.49%) Network Security
3 25 (4.90%) AMQP
4 23 (4.51%) Firewall
5 20 (3.92%) VPN
6 18 (3.53%) Internet
7 17 (3.33%) LAN
7 17 (3.33%) WAN
8 12 (2.35%) OSPF
8 12 (2.35%) BGP
8 12 (2.35%) EIGRP
8 12 (2.35%) IPsec
8 12 (2.35%) IPv6
9 10 (1.96%) SSL
10 8 (1.57%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (1.18%) Intranet
11 6 (1.18%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.78%) DNS
12 4 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 57 (11.18%) MySQL
3 53 (10.39%) SQL Server
4 49 (9.61%) NoSQL
5 45 (8.82%) Hadoop
6 34 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 31 (6.08%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (4.71%) Big Data
10 22 (4.31%) HBase
11 11 (2.16%) DB2
12 10 (1.96%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.18%) Redis
14 6 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
15 4 (0.78%) SAP BI
15 4 (0.78%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.78%) Riak
15 4 (0.78%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 474 (92.94%) JIRA
2 177 (34.71%) Jenkins
3 132 (25.88%) Git (software)
4 76 (14.90%) Subversion
5 66 (12.94%) Maven
6 55 (10.78%) Cucumber
7 54 (10.59%) JUnit
8 48 (9.41%) Selenium
9 45 (8.82%) Gradle
10 36 (7.06%) Hudson
11 30 (5.88%) Artifactory
12 27 (5.29%) Ant
12 27 (5.29%) JMeter
13 26 (5.10%) Mercurial
14 20 (3.92%) Eclipse
15 19 (3.73%) SoapUI
16 18 (3.53%) Gerrit
16 18 (3.53%) TeamCity
17 16 (3.14%) SonarQube
17 16 (3.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 79 (15.49%) Finance
2 38 (7.45%) Banking
3 23 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.92%) Retail
5 18 (3.53%) Marketing
6 11 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.57%) Publishing
8 6 (1.18%) Games
8 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.18%) Electronics
9 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.78%) Legal
10 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Front Office
10 3 (0.59%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (32.55%) Developer
2 63 (12.35%) Java Developer
3 57 (11.18%) Analyst
4 41 (8.04%) Architect
4 41 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (7.65%) Project Manager
6 37 (7.25%) Business Analyst
7 21 (4.12%) Consultant
7 21 (4.12%) Agile Business Analyst
8 17 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 17 (3.33%) Tester
8 17 (3.33%) Administrator
9 15 (2.94%) Test Analyst
10 14 (2.75%) Senior Developer
10 14 (2.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.35%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (2.16%) Agile Project Manager
13 10 (1.96%) Digital Project Manager
13 10 (1.96%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (23.14%) HTML
2 108 (21.18%) Web Services
3 85 (16.67%) HTML5
4 84 (16.47%) JSON
5 78 (15.29%) CSS
6 61 (11.96%) RESTful
7 53 (10.39%) Spring
8 50 (9.80%) jQuery
9 47 (9.22%) XML
10 42 (8.24%) Java EE
11 40 (7.84%) .NET
12 38 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (6.86%) EJB
14 32 (6.27%) CSS3
15 31 (6.08%) J2EE
16 30 (5.88%) JMS
17 27 (5.29%) REST
17 27 (5.29%) AngularJS
18 21 (4.12%) Apache Camel
18 21 (4.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.02%) Wiki
2 43 (8.43%) User Experience
3 42 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.08%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.16%) Clustering
9 8 (1.57%) W3C
9 8 (1.57%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.37%) DTV
11 6 (1.18%) STB
11 6 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.98%) Online Games
13 4 (0.78%) FMCG
13 4 (0.78%) PKI
14 3 (0.59%) Derivative
14 3 (0.59%) IVR
14 3 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 175 (34.31%) Linux
2 77 (15.10%) Windows
3 58 (11.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (9.41%) CentOS
5 43 (8.43%) UNIX
6 41 (8.04%) Ubuntu
7 24 (4.71%) Android
8 14 (2.75%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.55%) Debian
9 13 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.98%) SUSE
11 5 (0.98%) Solaris
12 4 (0.78%) AIX
13 3 (0.59%) HPUX
13 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (35.29%) Scrum
3 156 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (22.94%) TDD
5 89 (17.45%) DevOps
6 69 (13.53%) Open Source
7 66 (12.94%) Configuration Management
8 63 (12.35%) User Stories
9 61 (11.96%) Kanban
10 59 (11.57%) Project Management
11 55 (10.78%) BDD
12 52 (10.20%) SDLC
13 45 (8.82%) OO
14 44 (8.63%) Waterfall
15 39 (7.65%) Automated Testing
16 38 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (7.45%) Software Delivery
17 34 (6.67%) E-Commerce
18 26 (5.10%) SOA
18 26 (5.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 247 (48.43%) Java
2 103 (20.20%) JavaScript
3 81 (15.88%) Python
4 74 (14.51%) SQL
5 53 (10.39%) Ruby
6 33 (6.47%) Bash Shell
7 31 (6.08%) PHP
8 29 (5.69%) Perl
9 27 (5.29%) C#
10 22 (4.31%) Scala
11 18 (3.53%) C
12 15 (2.94%) Groovy
13 14 (2.75%) Objective-C
14 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.37%) VBScript
18 5 (0.98%) VB
18 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 77 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.14%) Degree
5 8 (1.57%) ISEB
6 6 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.98%) CCNA
7 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.39%) PMP
11 1 (0.20%) RHCE
11 1 (0.20%) IIBA
11 1 (0.20%) CBAP
11 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.00%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) WAI
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.12%) Varnish
3 18 (3.53%) Docker
4 16 (3.14%) iptables
4 16 (3.14%) Postfix
4 16 (3.14%) Samba
5 13 (2.55%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.55%) XenServer
6 11 (2.16%) vCloud
7 5 (0.98%) NFS
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.78%) Squid
9 3 (0.59%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 114 (22.35%) Puppet
2 44 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (5.49%) Vagrant
4 27 (5.29%) ZABBIX
5 19 (3.73%) Salt
6 16 (3.14%) Rundeck
7 15 (2.94%) Ansible
8 14 (2.75%) logstash
9 13 (2.55%) Kibana
10 11 (2.16%) yum
11 7 (1.37%) Nagios
12 6 (1.18%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 2 (0.39%) nmon
15 2 (0.39%) Capistrano
16 1 (0.20%) SELinux
16 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (27.84%) Atlassian
2 101 (19.80%) Oracle
3 96 (18.82%) Red Hat
4 35 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 33 (6.47%) VMware
6 21 (4.12%) Adobe
7 19 (3.73%) IBM
8 18 (3.53%) SAP
9 14 (2.75%) Citrix
10 11 (2.16%) Google
11 10 (1.96%) Progress
12 9 (1.76%) HP
12 9 (1.76%) Splunk
13 8 (1.57%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.37%) webMethods
14 7 (1.37%) Infragistics
14 7 (1.37%) DevExpress
15 6 (1.18%) Ab Initio
15 6 (1.18%) Pega
15 6 (1.18%) BEA
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