The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 378 452 516
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +64
Contract jobs citing Confluence 184 94 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.20% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.14% 1.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 61 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £260 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8579 7976 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.21% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5187 4618 5198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 411 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.55 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Confluence
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
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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 +63 126 £450 - 22
South East +19 30 £365 +58.69% 10
South West - 13 £425 - 2
East of England -24 7 £425 +3.03% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £345 +245.00% 3
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
North West - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 292 (93.89%) JIRA
2 142 (45.66%) Java
3 112 (36.01%) Git (software)
4 110 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (29.58%) Subversion
6 88 (28.30%) Scrum
7 85 (27.33%) Jenkins
8 79 (25.40%) Linux
9 73 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (23.15%) XML
11 67 (21.54%) Maven
12 64 (20.58%) UNIX
13 63 (20.26%) Atlassian
13 63 (20.26%) DevOps
14 61 (19.61%) Spring
15 58 (18.65%) MySQL
15 58 (18.65%) Web Services
16 56 (18.01%) E-Commerce
17 54 (17.36%) HTML
18 53 (17.04%) SQL
19 52 (16.72%) Oracle
19 52 (16.72%) jQuery
20 50 (16.08%) Apache
21 49 (15.76%) CSS
21 49 (15.76%) Windows
22 46 (14.79%) Configuration Management
23 43 (13.83%) Finance
23 43 (13.83%) TDD
23 43 (13.83%) Security Cleared
24 41 (13.18%) JavaScript

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 50 (16.08%) Apache
2 37 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.40%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.47%) nginx
5 11 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.54%) MediaWiki
6 9 (2.89%) Node.js
7 6 (1.93%) IIS
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.61%) WordPress
8 5 (1.61%) GemFire
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.29%) Drupal
9 4 (1.29%) CMS
10 3 (0.96%) Moodle
10 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.86%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.86%) MS Office
3 9 (2.89%) MS Project
4 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.61%) RMDS
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.61%) GitHub
4 4 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.68%) LDAP
2 25 (8.04%) Firewall
3 13 (4.18%) VPN
3 13 (4.18%) DNS
4 11 (3.54%) LAN
4 11 (3.54%) WAN
4 11 (3.54%) IPsec
4 11 (3.54%) OSPF
4 11 (3.54%) BGP
4 11 (3.54%) EIGRP
4 11 (3.54%) IPv6
4 11 (3.54%) Network Security
5 10 (3.22%) SSL
6 8 (2.57%) X.509
6 8 (2.57%) HTTP
7 7 (2.25%) SSH
8 6 (1.93%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.61%) Internet
10 3 (0.96%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.65%) MySQL
2 28 (9.00%) NoSQL
3 20 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.47%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.82%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.86%) DB2
8 11 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.22%) Big Data
10 8 (2.57%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.93%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.61%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.61%) Impala
13 5 (1.61%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.61%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 292 (93.89%) JIRA
2 112 (36.01%) Git (software)
3 92 (29.58%) Subversion
4 85 (27.33%) Jenkins
5 67 (21.54%) Maven
6 38 (12.22%) JUnit
7 37 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (9.32%) TeamCity
9 18 (5.79%) Hudson
10 15 (4.82%) Selenium
11 11 (3.54%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.89%) Ant
13 8 (2.57%) Grunt
13 8 (2.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (2.57%) Yeoman
13 8 (2.57%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.57%) Bower
13 8 (2.57%) Zephyr
14 7 (2.25%) Capybara
14 7 (2.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (13.83%) Finance
2 20 (6.43%) Banking
3 17 (5.47%) Retail
4 15 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.50%) Marketing
6 13 (4.18%) Front Office
7 10 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.93%) Publishing
9 5 (1.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.96%) Legal
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Advertising
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (37.94%) Developer
2 39 (12.54%) Analyst
3 33 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 29 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (6.75%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.43%) Administrator
7 17 (5.47%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.50%) Configuration Engineer
9 13 (4.18%) Consultant
10 12 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.86%) Lead Developer
10 12 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (3.54%) Architect
12 9 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (2.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.89%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (2.57%) WebLogic Developer
13 8 (2.57%) Designer
13 8 (2.57%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.57%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (23.15%) XML
2 61 (19.61%) Spring
3 58 (18.65%) Web Services
4 54 (17.36%) HTML
5 52 (16.72%) jQuery
6 49 (15.76%) CSS
7 40 (12.86%) XSD
8 29 (9.32%) HTML5
9 27 (8.68%) RESTful
10 26 (8.36%) JSON
11 24 (7.72%) Ajax
11 24 (7.72%) JSP
12 23 (7.40%) .NET
13 21 (6.75%) Middleware
13 21 (6.75%) Spring MVC
14 20 (6.43%) AngularJS
15 19 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (5.79%) ActiveMQ
17 17 (5.47%) CSS3
17 17 (5.47%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.36%) Wiki
2 21 (6.75%) Open Source
3 16 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.18%) Derivative
6 11 (3.54%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.89%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.57%) EPoS
9 7 (2.25%) Equities
10 5 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.61%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.96%) CMDB
11 3 (0.96%) Clustering
11 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.96%) VLE
11 3 (0.96%) STB
11 3 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.40%) Linux
2 64 (20.58%) UNIX
3 49 (15.76%) Windows
4 18 (5.79%) Ubuntu
5 14 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (4.18%) Debian
6 13 (4.18%) CentOS
6 13 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.29%) pSOS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.64%) Android
9 2 (0.64%) SUSE
9 2 (0.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (28.30%) Scrum
3 73 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (20.26%) DevOps
5 56 (18.01%) E-Commerce
6 46 (14.79%) Configuration Management
7 43 (13.83%) TDD
8 35 (11.25%) Data Modelling
9 31 (9.97%) OO
9 31 (9.97%) Unit Testing
10 30 (9.65%) Project Management
11 28 (9.00%) Integration Testing
12 25 (8.04%) MVC
12 25 (8.04%) Validation
13 23 (7.40%) UML
14 21 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (6.75%) B2C
15 20 (6.43%) Kanban
16 19 (6.11%) Migration
16 19 (6.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (45.66%) Java
2 53 (17.04%) SQL
3 41 (13.18%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.29%) Perl
5 29 (9.32%) Ruby
6 24 (7.72%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.43%) Shell Script
8 19 (6.11%) C#
9 17 (5.47%) PHP
10 12 (3.86%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.22%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.22%) Python
12 9 (2.89%) VBA
12 9 (2.89%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.93%) XPath
13 6 (1.93%) C
14 5 (1.61%) XQuery
15 4 (1.29%) VB
15 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.64%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 43 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.86%) Degree
4 7 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.25%) MAPM
4 7 (2.25%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.25%) PMP
4 7 (2.25%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.61%) ISEB
5 5 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.64%) PhD
7 2 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) MBA
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) IIBA
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.97%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.50%) Samba
4 13 (4.18%) Postfix
5 11 (3.54%) XenServer
6 4 (1.29%) KVM
6 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.96%) Squid
7 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.96%) vSphere
8 2 (0.64%) vCloud
8 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.64%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.32%) qmail
9 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (9.97%) Puppet
2 18 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.47%) ZABBIX
4 9 (2.89%) Nagios
4 9 (2.89%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.93%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.29%) Ganglia
7 4 (1.29%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.96%) Salt
9 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.32%) YUM
Vendors
1 63 (20.26%) Atlassian
2 52 (16.72%) Oracle
3 29 (9.32%) Red Hat
4 27 (8.68%) VMware
5 25 (8.04%) Microsoft
6 23 (7.40%) JBoss
6 23 (7.40%) hybris
7 13 (4.18%) Ab Initio
8 12 (3.86%) Citrix
8 12 (3.86%) 29West
9 10 (3.22%) Sybase
10 8 (2.57%) IBM
10 8 (2.57%) Adobe
10 8 (2.57%) Splunk
10 8 (2.57%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.25%) webMethods
12 6 (1.93%) ION Trading
13 4 (1.29%) Perforce
13 4 (1.29%) Informatica
13 4 (1.29%) SAP
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Murray McIntosh
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago