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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 351 412 450
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +38
Contract jobs citing Confluence 238 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 1.71% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 100 51
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £53.00
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
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +45 146 £400 -11.11% 36
South East -11 25 £375 +44.23% 8
East of England +27 20 £400 - 3
West Midlands +2 12 £431 +65.86% 1
North East - 12 £470 -
North West - 12 £475 - 4
South West -8 6 £375 -11.76% 5
Yorkshire -14 4 £338 -32.50% 3
East Midlands - 2 £525 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
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Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 387 (90.63%) JIRA
2 290 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (50.59%) Java
4 154 (36.07%) Linux
5 151 (35.36%) Jenkins
6 141 (33.02%) Scrum
7 137 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
8 105 (24.59%) Puppet
9 101 (23.65%) Git (software)
10 96 (22.48%) Atlassian
10 96 (22.48%) HTML
11 88 (20.61%) TDD
12 87 (20.37%) Oracle
12 87 (20.37%) Red Hat
13 81 (18.97%) Subversion
14 80 (18.74%) DevOps
15 76 (17.80%) Windows
16 73 (17.10%) JavaScript
17 72 (16.86%) Web Services
18 66 (15.46%) Open Source
18 66 (15.46%) HTML5
19 65 (15.22%) JSON
20 64 (14.99%) Python
21 63 (14.75%) Finance
22 60 (14.05%) Maven
23 59 (13.82%) Apache
23 59 (13.82%) SQL
24 58 (13.58%) CSS
25 55 (12.88%) Security Cleared
26 53 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (13.82%) Apache
2 32 (7.49%) WebLogic
2 32 (7.49%) Node.js
3 28 (6.56%) JBoss
4 27 (6.32%) Tomcat
5 22 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.15%) nginx
6 19 (4.45%) IIS
7 18 (4.22%) MediaWiki
8 12 (2.81%) Alfresco
8 12 (2.81%) Jetty
9 11 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (2.58%) WildFly
9 11 (2.58%) CMS
9 11 (2.58%) Mule
10 8 (1.87%) Mule ESB
10 8 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.64%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.41%) Drupal
13 5 (1.17%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.45%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.45%) MS Office
3 17 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.11%) MS Project
5 8 (1.87%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.47%) HipChat
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.87%) PaaS
4 5 (1.17%) OpenShift
5 4 (0.94%) GitHub
5 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 2 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.03%) Network Security
2 25 (5.85%) LDAP
3 23 (5.39%) Firewall
4 20 (4.68%) VPN
5 19 (4.45%) LAN
5 19 (4.45%) WAN
6 18 (4.22%) HTTP
7 17 (3.98%) AMQP
8 16 (3.75%) Internet
9 14 (3.28%) IPv6
9 14 (3.28%) EIGRP
9 14 (3.28%) OSPF
9 14 (3.28%) BGP
9 14 (3.28%) IPsec
10 10 (2.34%) SSL
11 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.70%) Skype
12 3 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.71%) MongoDB
2 45 (10.54%) NoSQL
3 44 (10.30%) MySQL
4 41 (9.60%) Hadoop
5 37 (8.67%) SQL Server
5 37 (8.67%) Relational Database
5 37 (8.67%) Oracle Database
6 28 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.68%) Big Data
8 19 (4.45%) HBase
9 10 (2.34%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.87%) DB2
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.41%) Redis
12 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.94%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (0.94%) SAP BI
13 4 (0.94%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 387 (90.63%) JIRA
2 151 (35.36%) Jenkins
3 101 (23.65%) Git (software)
4 81 (18.97%) Subversion
5 60 (14.05%) Maven
6 48 (11.24%) JUnit
7 43 (10.07%) Cucumber
8 41 (9.60%) Hudson
9 37 (8.67%) Gradle
10 36 (8.43%) Selenium
11 30 (7.03%) Artifactory
12 24 (5.62%) Ant
12 24 (5.62%) JMeter
13 20 (4.68%) TeamCity
14 18 (4.22%) Eclipse
15 17 (3.98%) Mercurial
16 16 (3.75%) Gerrit
17 15 (3.51%) SoapUI
17 15 (3.51%) SonarQube
18 13 (3.04%) IntelliJ
General
1 63 (14.75%) Finance
2 43 (10.07%) Banking
3 19 (4.45%) Retail
4 16 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.64%) Games
8 5 (1.17%) Publishing
9 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.70%) Front Office
10 3 (0.70%) Legal
10 3 (0.70%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 142 (33.26%) Developer
2 56 (13.11%) Analyst
3 47 (11.01%) Java Developer
4 44 (10.30%) Architect
5 38 (8.90%) Business Analyst
6 32 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
7 21 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.22%) Consultant
9 15 (3.51%) Technical Architect
10 14 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.04%) Test Analyst
12 12 (2.81%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.34%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (2.34%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.11%) Designer
14 9 (2.11%) Hadoop Developer
14 9 (2.11%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (22.48%) HTML
2 72 (16.86%) Web Services
3 66 (15.46%) HTML5
4 65 (15.22%) JSON
5 58 (13.58%) CSS
6 43 (10.07%) RESTful
7 41 (9.60%) Spring
8 33 (7.73%) jQuery
9 32 (7.49%) .NET
9 32 (7.49%) XML
10 28 (6.56%) J2EE
10 28 (6.56%) EJB
11 26 (6.09%) Java EE
11 26 (6.09%) REST
12 22 (5.15%) JMS
13 19 (4.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (4.45%) CSS3
14 15 (3.51%) Gherkin
14 15 (3.51%) Apache Camel
14 15 (3.51%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.46%) Open Source
2 38 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.43%) Wiki
4 34 (7.96%) User Experience
5 23 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.22%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.04%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.58%) Clustering
9 7 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.41%) Online Games
10 6 (1.41%) W3C
11 5 (1.17%) DTV
11 5 (1.17%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.94%) FMCG
12 4 (0.94%) PKI
12 4 (0.94%) iPad
13 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.70%) IVR
13 3 (0.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 154 (36.07%) Linux
2 76 (17.80%) Windows
3 53 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (10.07%) UNIX
4 43 (10.07%) CentOS
5 36 (8.43%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.15%) Android
7 15 (3.51%) Debian
7 15 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.11%) Solaris
9 8 (1.87%) AIX
10 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.17%) SUSE
13 3 (0.70%) HPUX
14 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.23%) Fedora
15 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (33.02%) Scrum
3 137 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (20.61%) TDD
5 80 (18.74%) DevOps
6 53 (12.41%) Kanban
7 52 (12.18%) Configuration Management
8 44 (10.30%) User Stories
9 42 (9.84%) OO
10 35 (8.20%) Project Management
10 35 (8.20%) BDD
11 33 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (7.49%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.49%) Waterfall
13 27 (6.32%) Automated Testing
14 26 (6.09%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.09%) Software Delivery
15 23 (5.39%) Test Strategy
15 23 (5.39%) SOA
16 22 (5.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 216 (50.59%) Java
2 73 (17.10%) JavaScript
3 64 (14.99%) Python
4 59 (13.82%) SQL
5 48 (11.24%) Ruby
6 33 (7.73%) Perl
7 31 (7.26%) PHP
8 23 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.39%) Scala
9 21 (4.92%) C#
10 14 (3.28%) C
11 13 (3.04%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.04%) Groovy
12 10 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.64%) VBScript
16 5 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.17%) VB
17 3 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.09%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.22%) Degree
4 17 (3.98%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) CCNA
5 5 (1.17%) ISEB
5 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.70%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) IIBA
9 1 (0.23%) CBAP
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.20%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) WAI
3 2 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.22%) Samba
2 18 (4.22%) iptables
2 18 (4.22%) Postfix
3 17 (3.98%) Varnish
4 15 (3.51%) Docker
4 15 (3.51%) XenServer
5 13 (3.04%) Active Directory
6 9 (2.11%) vCloud
7 7 (1.64%) Squid
8 5 (1.17%) NFS
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 105 (24.59%) Puppet
2 41 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.09%) ZABBIX
4 22 (5.15%) Vagrant
5 20 (4.68%) Salt
6 13 (3.04%) Ansible
6 13 (3.04%) Rundeck
7 10 (2.34%) logstash
7 10 (2.34%) yum
8 9 (2.11%) Kibana
9 5 (1.17%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.94%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.70%) Nagios
12 2 (0.47%) nmon
12 2 (0.47%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.23%) SELinux
13 1 (0.23%) Control-M
13 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 96 (22.48%) Atlassian
2 87 (20.37%) Oracle
2 87 (20.37%) Red Hat
3 28 (6.56%) VMware
4 27 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.45%) IBM
6 17 (3.98%) Adobe
7 16 (3.75%) Citrix
8 15 (3.51%) SAP
9 11 (2.58%) TIBCO
10 10 (2.34%) Google
10 10 (2.34%) Infragistics
10 10 (2.34%) DevExpress
11 9 (2.11%) Splunk
11 9 (2.11%) HP
11 9 (2.11%) BEA
12 6 (1.41%) hybris
13 5 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.17%) webMethods
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