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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 309 394 450
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +56
Contract jobs citing Confluence 318 188 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.33% 2.10% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 130 58
Average daily rate
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£411 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £336 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +58.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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
9562 8963 8006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 18.13% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 5403 4650
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 372 396
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.70 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 August 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 August 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 +65 220 £405 -10.00% 23
North East - 27 £458 - 1
South East -26 23 £375 +2.73% 4
Yorkshire -7 15 £375 +8.69% 6
East Midlands +3 12 £325 -3.70% 1
East of England -1 6 £525 +23.52% 3
South West -7 6 £575 +35.29% 3
North West -20 4 £460 +28.67% 4
West Midlands +6 3 £450 +12.50% 1
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Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 528 (94.45%) JIRA
2 405 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (50.81%) Java
4 192 (34.35%) Linux
4 192 (34.35%) Jenkins
5 190 (33.99%) Scrum
6 165 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
7 161 (28.80%) Atlassian
8 149 (26.65%) Git (software)
9 146 (26.12%) TDD
10 145 (25.94%) HTML
11 123 (22.00%) Puppet
12 122 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 112 (20.04%) HTML5
14 108 (19.32%) Web Services
15 102 (18.25%) JSON
16 98 (17.53%) Security Cleared
16 98 (17.53%) Python
17 95 (16.99%) CSS
18 94 (16.82%) Spring
19 93 (16.64%) DevOps
20 90 (16.10%) Oracle
21 88 (15.74%) Cucumber
22 87 (15.56%) Red Hat
22 87 (15.56%) Maven
23 82 (14.67%) Apache
23 82 (14.67%) Finance
24 79 (14.13%) Open Source
25 77 (13.77%) RESTful
26 74 (13.24%) Configuration Management

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 82 (14.67%) Apache
2 49 (8.77%) Node.js
3 45 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 45 (8.05%) JBoss
4 33 (5.90%) WebLogic
5 24 (4.29%) nginx
6 22 (3.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (3.40%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.68%) Alfresco
9 13 (2.33%) Jetty
9 13 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.33%) WildFly
10 11 (1.97%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.97%) IIS
11 10 (1.79%) CMS
12 9 (1.61%) Mule
13 8 (1.43%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.43%) Documentum
13 8 (1.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 28 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.40%) MS Office
4 14 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.97%) MS Project
6 8 (1.43%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.89%) HipChat
8 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (3.22%) GitHub
4 8 (1.43%) OpenShift
4 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.07%) PaaS
7 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.72%) IaaS
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.36%) SaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.26%) HTTP
2 20 (3.58%) LDAP
2 20 (3.58%) Network Security
2 20 (3.58%) AMQP
3 16 (2.86%) Firewall
4 14 (2.50%) Internet
5 13 (2.33%) SSL
6 12 (2.15%) VPN
7 11 (1.97%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (1.61%) LAN
8 9 (1.61%) WAN
9 7 (1.25%) DNS
10 6 (1.07%) IPv6
10 6 (1.07%) Intranet
10 6 (1.07%) OSPF
10 6 (1.07%) IPsec
11 4 (0.72%) Skype
11 4 (0.72%) BGP
11 4 (0.72%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.34%) MongoDB
2 66 (11.81%) MySQL
3 51 (9.12%) Hadoop
4 49 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 43 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 36 (6.44%) HBase
7 34 (6.08%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.65%) Oracle Database
9 25 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (3.58%) Big Data
11 11 (1.97%) DB2
12 10 (1.79%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.43%) Redis
15 7 (1.25%) Riak
15 7 (1.25%) Infinispan
15 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
16 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 528 (94.45%) JIRA
2 192 (34.35%) Jenkins
3 149 (26.65%) Git (software)
4 88 (15.74%) Cucumber
5 87 (15.56%) Maven
6 69 (12.34%) Selenium
7 62 (11.09%) Subversion
8 54 (9.66%) JUnit
9 42 (7.51%) Gradle
10 33 (5.90%) Artifactory
11 31 (5.55%) Hudson
12 30 (5.37%) JMeter
13 29 (5.19%) IntelliJ
14 27 (4.83%) Ant
15 25 (4.47%) Spock
15 25 (4.47%) Geb
16 23 (4.11%) Mercurial
17 22 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (3.58%) TeamCity
19 18 (3.22%) Gerrit
General
1 82 (14.67%) Finance
2 37 (6.62%) Banking
3 21 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.04%) Retail
5 14 (2.50%) Marketing
6 10 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.61%) Publishing
8 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.89%) Electronics
8 5 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.54%) Front Office
9 3 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 205 (36.67%) Developer
2 80 (14.31%) Java Developer
3 54 (9.66%) Analyst
4 51 (9.12%) Architect
5 41 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (6.80%) Business Analyst
7 36 (6.44%) Project Manager
8 22 (3.94%) Senior Developer
8 22 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
9 21 (3.76%) Technical Architect
10 20 (3.58%) Consultant
11 18 (3.22%) Tester
12 17 (3.04%) Administrator
13 16 (2.86%) Digital Architect
14 13 (2.33%) Automation Tester
14 13 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (2.15%) Senior Architect
16 11 (1.97%) Agile Project Manager
16 11 (1.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 11 (1.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (25.94%) HTML
2 112 (20.04%) HTML5
3 108 (19.32%) Web Services
4 102 (18.25%) JSON
5 95 (16.99%) CSS
6 94 (16.82%) Spring
7 77 (13.77%) RESTful
8 57 (10.20%) Apache Camel
8 57 (10.20%) XML
9 55 (9.84%) jQuery
10 51 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 46 (8.23%) AngularJS
12 42 (7.51%) Java EE
13 38 (6.80%) EJB
14 36 (6.44%) .NET
14 36 (6.44%) CSS3
15 33 (5.90%) JAX-RS
15 33 (5.90%) REST
15 33 (5.90%) J2EE
16 29 (5.19%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.59%) User Experience
2 42 (7.51%) Wiki
3 37 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.15%) W3C
7 10 (1.79%) Social Media
8 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.07%) DTV
9 6 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (0.89%) STB
11 4 (0.72%) Clustering
11 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.72%) PKI
11 4 (0.72%) DataPower
12 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 192 (34.35%) Linux
2 64 (11.45%) Windows
3 62 (11.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (10.38%) CentOS
5 55 (9.84%) Ubuntu
6 45 (8.05%) UNIX
7 23 (4.11%) Android
8 15 (2.68%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.25%) Debian
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.07%) Solaris
10 6 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.89%) SUSE
12 4 (0.72%) AIX
12 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.54%) HPUX
13 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.36%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (33.99%) Scrum
3 165 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (26.12%) TDD
5 93 (16.64%) DevOps
6 79 (14.13%) Open Source
7 74 (13.24%) Configuration Management
8 68 (12.16%) Kanban
8 68 (12.16%) User Stories
9 65 (11.63%) BDD
10 58 (10.38%) Project Management
11 50 (8.94%) SDLC
12 46 (8.23%) Waterfall
13 45 (8.05%) Microservices
14 43 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (7.51%) Software Delivery
15 42 (7.51%) Automated Testing
16 40 (7.16%) OO
17 29 (5.19%) E-Commerce
18 28 (5.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 284 (50.81%) Java
2 122 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 98 (17.53%) Python
4 70 (12.52%) SQL
4 70 (12.52%) Ruby
5 31 (5.55%) Bash Shell
5 31 (5.55%) PHP
6 30 (5.37%) Groovy
6 30 (5.37%) Scala
7 26 (4.65%) Perl
8 22 (3.94%) C
8 22 (3.94%) C#
9 15 (2.68%) Objective-C
10 14 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.25%) C++
11 7 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.89%) VBScript
14 4 (0.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 98 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 17 (3.04%) Degree
5 10 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (1.43%) ISEB
7 6 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.36%) IIBA
11 2 (0.36%) CBAP
11 2 (0.36%) PMP
12 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.18%) RHCE
12 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.41%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) WAI
3 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (5.37%) Varnish
1 30 (5.37%) Docker
2 21 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.68%) vCloud
4 11 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.61%) Squid
5 9 (1.61%) iptables
6 7 (1.25%) Postfix
6 7 (1.25%) Samba
7 5 (0.89%) NFS
8 4 (0.72%) XenServer
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.54%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.36%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.36%) Snort
10 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.36%) KVM
10 2 (0.36%) LXC
10 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 123 (22.00%) Puppet
2 61 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (6.26%) Vagrant
4 25 (4.47%) logstash
5 20 (3.58%) ZABBIX
6 19 (3.40%) yum
7 18 (3.22%) Salt
8 17 (3.04%) Ansible
8 17 (3.04%) Rundeck
9 14 (2.50%) Kibana
10 13 (2.33%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.25%) Nagios
12 6 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.36%) Nessus
14 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.36%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.36%) nmon
14 2 (0.36%) systemd
Vendors
1 161 (28.80%) Atlassian
2 90 (16.10%) Oracle
3 87 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 35 (6.26%) Microsoft
5 29 (5.19%) VMware
6 27 (4.83%) Adobe
7 17 (3.04%) IBM
8 15 (2.68%) SAP
9 13 (2.33%) Google
10 12 (2.15%) Splunk
11 11 (1.97%) HP
12 10 (1.79%) Progress
13 9 (1.61%) Pega
14 8 (1.43%) Sun
15 7 (1.25%) BEA
15 7 (1.25%) webMethods
15 7 (1.25%) Twitter
16 6 (1.07%) TIBCO
16 6 (1.07%) Informatica
17 5 (0.89%) NetApp
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