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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 402 452 531
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +79
Contract jobs citing Confluence 185 104 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.22% 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% 1.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 66 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
9362 8505 9408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.75% 17.63% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5812 5198 5363
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 349 479
Average hourly rate £18.92 £19.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +25 108 £450 +5.88% 19
South East +16 31 £370 +42.30% 11
East of England 0 21 £444 +7.57% 1
North West +2 11 £265 - 2
North East - 7 £515 - 5
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
South West - 3 £388 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
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UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 312 (92.86%) JIRA
2 204 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (48.21%) Java
4 112 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 110 (32.74%) Scrum
6 88 (26.19%) XML
7 87 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (25.89%) Subversion
8 86 (25.60%) Atlassian
9 83 (24.70%) Linux
10 79 (23.51%) Jenkins
11 78 (23.21%) DevOps
12 70 (20.83%) HTML
13 69 (20.54%) UNIX
14 67 (19.94%) E-Commerce
15 64 (19.05%) MySQL
16 63 (18.75%) Spring
17 62 (18.45%) Windows
18 61 (18.15%) XSD
19 60 (17.86%) Maven
19 60 (17.86%) TDD
20 59 (17.56%) jQuery
21 56 (16.67%) Puppet
21 56 (16.67%) Web Services
22 55 (16.37%) JUnit
22 55 (16.37%) Configuration Management
23 54 (16.07%) SQL
24 50 (14.88%) CSS
25 49 (14.58%) Finance
26 47 (13.99%) Tomcat

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (13.99%) Tomcat
2 43 (12.80%) Apache
3 16 (4.76%) IIS
4 12 (3.57%) nginx
5 11 (3.27%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.98%) MediaWiki
7 9 (2.68%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.68%) CMS
8 8 (2.38%) Node.js
9 6 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.49%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.49%) GemFire
10 5 (1.49%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.89%) Drupal
13 2 (0.60%) SAS
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 14 (4.17%) MS Office
3 8 (2.38%) MS Project
3 8 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.38%) RMDS
1 8 (2.38%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.79%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.49%) GitHub
4 4 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.60%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.44%) Firewall
2 17 (5.06%) DNS
3 15 (4.46%) HTTP
4 12 (3.57%) LDAP
5 11 (3.27%) VPN
6 10 (2.98%) LAN
6 10 (2.98%) WAN
6 10 (2.98%) IPv6
6 10 (2.98%) OSPF
6 10 (2.98%) BGP
6 10 (2.98%) IPsec
6 10 (2.98%) EIGRP
6 10 (2.98%) Network Security
7 7 (2.08%) AMQP
7 7 (2.08%) SSL
8 6 (1.79%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.79%) SSH
9 5 (1.49%) Internet
10 3 (0.89%) FTP
10 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.05%) MySQL
2 33 (9.82%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.98%) Big Data
9 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.68%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.38%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.08%) SAP BW
11 7 (2.08%) SAP BI
12 6 (1.79%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.49%) Impala
13 5 (1.49%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.49%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 312 (92.86%) JIRA
2 112 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 87 (25.89%) Subversion
4 79 (23.51%) Jenkins
5 60 (17.86%) Maven
6 55 (16.37%) JUnit
7 39 (11.61%) TeamCity
8 28 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (6.25%) Hudson
9 21 (6.25%) Selenium
10 15 (4.46%) Eclipse
11 14 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (4.17%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.68%) Artifactory
12 9 (2.68%) JMeter
13 8 (2.38%) Bower
13 8 (2.38%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.38%) Grunt
13 8 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (2.38%) Yeoman
General
1 49 (14.58%) Finance
2 21 (6.25%) Banking
3 16 (4.76%) Marketing
4 12 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.57%) Front Office
5 10 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.68%) Retail
7 7 (2.08%) Electronics
8 5 (1.49%) Legal
8 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.19%) Publishing
9 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.30%) International Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 127 (37.80%) Developer
2 42 (12.50%) Analyst
3 37 (11.01%) Java Developer
4 33 (9.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (8.93%) Hybris Developer
6 21 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.36%) Configuration Engineer
8 17 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.46%) Lead Developer
9 15 (4.46%) Administrator
9 15 (4.46%) Architect
10 14 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
11 13 (3.87%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.57%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.98%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.68%) Consultant
14 9 (2.68%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (2.68%) Front-End Developer
15 8 (2.38%) Software Configuration Engineer
15 8 (2.38%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.19%) XML
2 70 (20.83%) HTML
3 63 (18.75%) Spring
4 61 (18.15%) XSD
5 59 (17.56%) jQuery
6 56 (16.67%) Web Services
7 50 (14.88%) CSS
8 44 (13.10%) JSON
9 36 (10.71%) RESTful
10 35 (10.42%) HTML5
11 34 (10.12%) .NET
11 34 (10.12%) JSP
11 34 (10.12%) Ajax
11 34 (10.12%) Middleware
12 30 (8.93%) Spring MVC
13 25 (7.44%) SOAP
14 23 (6.85%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (6.25%) Apache Camel
16 21 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.14%) Wiki
1 24 (7.14%) Open Source
2 18 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.87%) User Experience
5 10 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.08%) Derivative
9 6 (1.79%) Equities
9 6 (1.79%) DTV
9 6 (1.79%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.19%) NHS
11 4 (1.19%) GIS
11 4 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.89%) STB
12 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (24.70%) Linux
2 69 (20.54%) UNIX
3 62 (18.45%) Windows
4 22 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.46%) Ubuntu
7 13 (3.87%) CentOS
8 11 (3.27%) Debian
9 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.89%) Android
11 3 (0.89%) pSOS
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) AIX
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (32.74%) Scrum
3 87 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (23.21%) DevOps
5 67 (19.94%) E-Commerce
6 60 (17.86%) TDD
7 55 (16.37%) Configuration Management
8 39 (11.61%) Integration Testing
9 38 (11.31%) Data Modelling
9 38 (11.31%) Unit Testing
10 36 (10.71%) Project Management
11 35 (10.42%) MVC
12 30 (8.93%) B2C
12 30 (8.93%) UML
13 28 (8.33%) Kanban
14 27 (8.04%) Requirements Analysis
15 26 (7.74%) Release Management
15 26 (7.74%) OO
16 25 (7.44%) SEO
17 24 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 162 (48.21%) Java
2 54 (16.07%) SQL
3 40 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.82%) C#
5 31 (9.23%) Ruby
6 28 (8.33%) Perl
7 23 (6.85%) PowerShell
8 22 (6.55%) Bash Shell
9 21 (6.25%) Python
10 19 (5.65%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.65%) PHP
11 15 (4.46%) VB
12 12 (3.57%) C
13 10 (2.98%) VBA
13 10 (2.98%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.68%) Scala
15 6 (1.79%) XPath
16 5 (1.49%) XQuery
17 4 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.27%) Degree
4 10 (2.98%) ISEB
5 7 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.49%) MAPM
7 5 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.49%) PMP
7 5 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.60%) IIBA
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.60%) PhD
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) MBA
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) WCAG
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.57%) Samba
3 11 (3.27%) Postfix
4 10 (2.98%) XenServer
5 9 (2.68%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.79%) Varnish
7 2 (0.60%) vCloud
7 2 (0.60%) KVM
7 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.60%) vSphere
8 1 (0.30%) qmail
8 1 (0.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 56 (16.67%) Puppet
2 35 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.57%) ZABBIX
4 9 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.79%) YUM
6 6 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (1.49%) Nagios
7 5 (1.49%) Salt
8 4 (1.19%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.60%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.60%) SCOM
10 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.30%) Kibana
10 1 (0.30%) Bacula
Vendors
1 86 (25.60%) Atlassian
2 31 (9.23%) Oracle
3 30 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 30 (8.93%) hybris
4 27 (8.04%) JBoss
4 27 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 24 (7.14%) VMware
6 15 (4.46%) 29West
7 14 (4.17%) SAP
8 11 (3.27%) Citrix
9 10 (2.98%) Sybase
10 8 (2.38%) Splunk
11 6 (1.79%) ION Trading
12 5 (1.49%) Informatica
13 4 (1.19%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.19%) HP
13 4 (1.19%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.89%) Adobe
14 3 (0.89%) Perforce
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