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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 358 458 471
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 238 124 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.57% 1.41% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
9256 8816 7736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.32% 17.53% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5456 4458
Average daily rate £388 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 302 398
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +66 148 £425 - 21
South East +17 39 £375 +44.23% 11
West Midlands +6 18 £463 +77.88%
North West - 11 £450 - 4
South West -3 10 £380 -15.55% 2
East of England +27 6 £425 - 2
East Midlands +6 2 £525 -
Yorkshire -21 2 £338 -20.58% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £400 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 340 (89.24%) JIRA
2 237 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (48.56%) Java
4 131 (34.38%) Jenkins
5 128 (33.60%) Linux
6 122 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (28.35%) Scrum
8 97 (25.46%) Puppet
9 96 (25.20%) Git (software)
10 92 (24.15%) Oracle
11 91 (23.88%) Subversion
12 90 (23.62%) DevOps
13 85 (22.31%) Red Hat
14 84 (22.05%) Windows
15 80 (21.00%) HTML
16 71 (18.64%) JavaScript
17 64 (16.80%) Atlassian
18 62 (16.27%) SQL
18 62 (16.27%) Web Services
19 60 (15.75%) TDD
20 59 (15.49%) Maven
20 59 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 59 (15.49%) Finance
21 57 (14.96%) Apache
22 54 (14.17%) UNIX
22 54 (14.17%) HTML5
23 53 (13.91%) Open Source
23 53 (13.91%) CSS
24 49 (12.86%) Banking
25 48 (12.60%) Hudson

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (14.96%) Apache
2 37 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 32 (8.40%) WebLogic
4 31 (8.14%) JBoss
5 24 (6.30%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.51%) nginx
7 20 (5.25%) MediaWiki
7 20 (5.25%) Node.js
8 19 (4.99%) IIS
9 11 (2.89%) CMS
10 10 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (2.10%) Mule
11 8 (2.10%) Jetty
12 7 (1.84%) Drupal
13 5 (1.31%) SAS
13 5 (1.31%) Alfresco
13 5 (1.31%) Mule ESB
14 4 (1.05%) WildFly
14 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.51%) MS Office
3 16 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.36%) MS Project
5 9 (2.36%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.84%) PaaS
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.79%) SaaS
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.26%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.19%) Network Security
2 29 (7.61%) Firewall
3 24 (6.30%) LDAP
4 23 (6.04%) VPN
5 21 (5.51%) LAN
5 21 (5.51%) WAN
6 16 (4.20%) IPv6
6 16 (4.20%) IPsec
6 16 (4.20%) EIGRP
6 16 (4.20%) OSPF
6 16 (4.20%) BGP
7 15 (3.94%) AMQP
8 14 (3.67%) Internet
9 13 (3.41%) HTTP
10 8 (2.10%) SSL
11 7 (1.84%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.05%) DNS
14 3 (0.79%) Skype
15 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.97%) Oracle Database
3 35 (9.19%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.19%) MySQL
4 34 (8.92%) NoSQL
5 31 (8.14%) MongoDB
6 27 (7.09%) Hadoop
6 27 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.25%) Big Data
8 8 (2.10%) HBase
9 7 (1.84%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.84%) DB2
10 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.31%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.05%) Redis
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.79%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 340 (89.24%) JIRA
2 131 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 96 (25.20%) Git (software)
4 91 (23.88%) Subversion
5 59 (15.49%) Maven
6 48 (12.60%) Hudson
7 42 (11.02%) JUnit
8 33 (8.66%) Cucumber
9 27 (7.09%) TeamCity
10 25 (6.56%) Gradle
11 23 (6.04%) Ant
12 20 (5.25%) Artifactory
13 17 (4.46%) JMeter
14 16 (4.20%) Eclipse
14 16 (4.20%) Selenium
15 15 (3.94%) SoapUI
15 15 (3.94%) Mercurial
16 14 (3.67%) Gerrit
16 14 (3.67%) NUnit
16 14 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 59 (15.49%) Finance
2 49 (12.86%) Banking
3 18 (4.72%) Investment Banking
3 18 (4.72%) Retail
4 14 (3.67%) Marketing
5 12 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.36%) Games
7 6 (1.57%) Front Office
8 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.05%) Publishing
9 3 (0.79%) Electronics
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.79%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 122 (32.02%) Developer
2 53 (13.91%) Analyst
3 37 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 32 (8.40%) Architect
5 32 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 19 (4.99%) Project Manager
7 18 (4.72%) Test Analyst
7 18 (4.72%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.20%) Consultant
9 13 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.41%) Platform Architect
10 12 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (2.89%) Tester
12 10 (2.62%) Test Leader
13 9 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.36%) Banking Business Analyst
13 9 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (21.00%) HTML
2 62 (16.27%) Web Services
3 54 (14.17%) HTML5
4 53 (13.91%) CSS
5 44 (11.55%) JSON
6 37 (9.71%) XML
7 36 (9.45%) .NET
8 32 (8.40%) J2EE
9 31 (8.14%) jQuery
10 27 (7.09%) RESTful
11 22 (5.77%) EJB
11 22 (5.77%) REST
12 20 (5.25%) Spring
13 19 (4.99%) Java EE
14 18 (4.72%) JMS
14 18 (4.72%) Ajax
15 17 (4.46%) XSD
15 17 (4.46%) Backbone.js
16 16 (4.20%) CSS3
16 16 (4.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.91%) Open Source
2 36 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.92%) Wiki
4 21 (5.51%) User Experience
5 20 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (4.46%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.62%) Clustering
8 8 (2.10%) Online Games
9 7 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.84%) iPad
10 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.31%) DTV
11 5 (1.31%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.31%) Derivative
12 4 (1.05%) PKI
12 4 (1.05%) FMCG
13 3 (0.79%) IVR
13 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 128 (33.60%) Linux
2 84 (22.05%) Windows
3 59 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (14.17%) UNIX
5 30 (7.87%) CentOS
6 27 (7.09%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.72%) Android
8 17 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (4.46%) Debian
9 16 (4.20%) Solaris
10 15 (3.94%) AIX
11 13 (3.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.84%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.84%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.31%) SUSE
14 3 (0.79%) HPUX
15 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
3 108 (28.35%) Scrum
4 90 (23.62%) DevOps
5 60 (15.75%) TDD
6 44 (11.55%) Kanban
7 42 (11.02%) Configuration Management
8 37 (9.71%) BDD
8 37 (9.71%) OO
9 36 (9.45%) E-Commerce
10 35 (9.19%) User Stories
11 31 (8.14%) Project Management
12 28 (7.35%) Waterfall
13 26 (6.82%) Business Analysis
14 25 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (5.77%) Migration
15 22 (5.77%) Test Automation
16 21 (5.51%) Software Delivery
16 21 (5.51%) MVC
16 21 (5.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 185 (48.56%) Java
2 71 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 62 (16.27%) SQL
4 41 (10.76%) Ruby
5 40 (10.50%) Python
6 38 (9.97%) Perl
7 30 (7.87%) PHP
8 24 (6.30%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.99%) C#
10 13 (3.41%) C
11 10 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.36%) Scala
13 8 (2.10%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.84%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.84%) VBScript
15 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.31%) VB
16 5 (1.31%) Groovy
17 3 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.99%) Degree
3 13 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.31%) CCNA
5 5 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.31%) ISEB
6 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.79%) PMP
7 3 (0.79%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) IIBA
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.02%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) WAI
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.25%) Samba
2 20 (5.25%) Postfix
2 20 (5.25%) iptables
3 17 (4.46%) XenServer
4 9 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.36%) Varnish
5 8 (2.10%) Docker
5 8 (2.10%) Squid
6 6 (1.57%) vCloud
7 5 (1.31%) NFS
8 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.26%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 97 (25.46%) Puppet
2 35 (9.19%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.56%) ZABBIX
4 21 (5.51%) Vagrant
5 17 (4.46%) Salt
6 10 (2.62%) yum
7 9 (2.36%) logstash
8 8 (2.10%) Ansible
9 5 (1.31%) Kibana
10 4 (1.05%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.52%) nmon
12 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.52%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.52%) SCOM
13 1 (0.26%) OpenView
13 1 (0.26%) Nagios
13 1 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (24.15%) Oracle
2 85 (22.31%) Red Hat
3 64 (16.80%) Atlassian
4 27 (7.09%) Microsoft
5 26 (6.82%) VMware
6 21 (5.51%) IBM
7 18 (4.72%) Citrix
8 16 (4.20%) BEA
8 16 (4.20%) Adobe
9 14 (3.67%) TIBCO
10 13 (3.41%) DevExpress
10 13 (3.41%) Infragistics
11 10 (2.62%) SAP
12 9 (2.36%) Google
12 9 (2.36%) hybris
13 8 (2.10%) HP
14 7 (1.84%) Splunk
15 5 (1.31%) Sun
15 5 (1.31%) Ab Initio
15 5 (1.31%) Perforce
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