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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 420 403 433
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Contract jobs citing Confluence 143 136 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.71% 1.74% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 89 55
Average daily rate
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£431 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.48% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8347 7833 7469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.60% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 4756 4294
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 325 405
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -24 90 £425 +8.97% 27
South East -14 16 £450 +143.24% 3
East of England +19 12 £500 +53.84% 2
West Midlands +11 12 £438 +45.83%
North West +1 7 £500 +13.12% 3
South West -14 5 £425 - 6
North East -9 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 288 (90.00%) JIRA
2 196 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (53.75%) Java
4 109 (34.06%) Linux
5 107 (33.44%) Scrum
6 103 (32.19%) Jenkins
7 100 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 97 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (27.19%) Puppet
10 86 (26.88%) Subversion
10 86 (26.88%) DevOps
11 76 (23.75%) HTML
12 75 (23.44%) Atlassian
13 65 (20.31%) Windows
14 56 (17.50%) SQL
14 56 (17.50%) Maven
15 54 (16.88%) JSON
15 54 (16.88%) Open Source
15 54 (16.88%) UNIX
15 54 (16.88%) XML
16 53 (16.56%) Finance
16 53 (16.56%) TDD
17 51 (15.94%) Apache
18 49 (15.31%) Oracle
19 47 (14.69%) Tomcat
19 47 (14.69%) HTML5
19 47 (14.69%) Spring
20 45 (14.06%) Ruby
20 45 (14.06%) JUnit
21 44 (13.75%) E-Commerce

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (15.94%) Apache
2 47 (14.69%) Tomcat
3 41 (12.81%) JBoss
4 23 (7.19%) WebLogic
5 14 (4.38%) IIS
6 10 (3.13%) MediaWiki
6 10 (3.13%) nginx
7 9 (2.81%) TIBCO EMS
7 9 (2.81%) CMS
8 6 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.88%) Mule
8 6 (1.88%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.88%) Node.js
9 5 (1.56%) SAS
10 3 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.94%) Jetty
10 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.94%) Drupal
11 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (4.38%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.06%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.44%) MS Office
4 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.19%) Firewall
2 17 (5.31%) Network Security
3 16 (5.00%) DNS
4 12 (3.75%) VPN
5 11 (3.44%) HTTP
6 10 (3.13%) LDAP
7 9 (2.81%) AMQP
7 9 (2.81%) LAN
7 9 (2.81%) WAN
7 9 (2.81%) IPv6
7 9 (2.81%) IPsec
7 9 (2.81%) OSPF
7 9 (2.81%) BGP
7 9 (2.81%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.88%) Internet
9 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.56%) SSL
10 4 (1.25%) WinSCP
10 4 (1.25%) FTP
11 3 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.44%) NoSQL
2 37 (11.56%) Relational Database
3 34 (10.63%) MySQL
4 32 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 19 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (5.94%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.81%) Big Data
8 6 (1.88%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.56%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.56%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.63%) Redis
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.31%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 288 (90.00%) JIRA
2 103 (32.19%) Jenkins
3 100 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 86 (26.88%) Subversion
5 56 (17.50%) Maven
6 45 (14.06%) JUnit
7 38 (11.88%) TeamCity
8 33 (10.31%) Selenium
9 29 (9.06%) Hudson
10 24 (7.50%) Cucumber
11 18 (5.63%) Eclipse
11 18 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (4.69%) Gradle
13 14 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (3.75%) Artifactory
15 11 (3.44%) FishEye
15 11 (3.44%) JMeter
15 11 (3.44%) NUnit
16 10 (3.13%) Ant
17 9 (2.81%) Mercurial
General
1 53 (16.56%) Finance
2 33 (10.31%) Banking
3 17 (5.31%) Marketing
4 11 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.13%) Front Office
6 9 (2.81%) Retail
7 8 (2.50%) Games
8 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.88%) Electronics
10 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.25%) Legal
11 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (31.56%) Developer
2 50 (15.63%) Analyst
3 31 (9.69%) Architect
4 30 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 30 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 19 (5.94%) Hybris Developer
7 18 (5.63%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.69%) Middleware Developer
9 13 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.06%) Tester
10 12 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.44%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Platform Architect
12 10 (3.13%) Digital Architect
12 10 (3.13%) Author
12 10 (3.13%) Technical Author
12 10 (3.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (23.75%) HTML
2 54 (16.88%) JSON
2 54 (16.88%) XML
3 47 (14.69%) HTML5
3 47 (14.69%) Spring
4 43 (13.44%) RESTful
5 42 (13.13%) CSS
6 40 (12.50%) Web Services
6 40 (12.50%) jQuery
7 39 (12.19%) XSD
8 33 (10.31%) .NET
9 31 (9.69%) Ajax
10 25 (7.81%) SOAP
11 23 (7.19%) J2EE
12 22 (6.88%) JSP
12 22 (6.88%) Middleware
12 22 (6.88%) Spring MVC
13 20 (6.25%) Django
13 20 (6.25%) REST
14 17 (5.31%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.88%) Open Source
2 25 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.94%) Wiki
4 12 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.81%) iPad
6 8 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.50%) User Experience
6 8 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.19%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.19%) Derivative
8 6 (1.88%) DTV
8 6 (1.88%) Online Games
8 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.25%) NHS
10 3 (0.94%) GIS
11 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 109 (34.06%) Linux
2 65 (20.31%) Windows
3 54 (16.88%) UNIX
4 34 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.69%) CentOS
7 13 (4.06%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.06%) AIX
7 13 (4.06%) Solaris
7 13 (4.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.19%) Debian
10 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.94%) Android
10 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.44%) Scrum
3 97 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (26.88%) DevOps
5 53 (16.56%) TDD
6 44 (13.75%) E-Commerce
7 43 (13.44%) Configuration Management
8 39 (12.19%) Kanban
9 29 (9.06%) BDD
10 28 (8.75%) Project Management
10 28 (8.75%) Release Management
10 28 (8.75%) Integration Testing
11 27 (8.44%) MVC
12 24 (7.50%) Pair Programming
13 22 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 22 (6.88%) User Stories
14 21 (6.56%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 18 (5.63%) UML
16 18 (5.63%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 172 (53.75%) Java
2 56 (17.50%) SQL
3 45 (14.06%) Ruby
4 38 (11.88%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.25%) Python
6 29 (9.06%) Perl
7 27 (8.44%) C#
8 24 (7.50%) Scala
9 17 (5.31%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.69%) PHP
11 13 (4.06%) VB
12 12 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.50%) C
13 8 (2.50%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.56%) C++
14 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.94%) Groovy
16 3 (0.94%) VBA
17 2 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.44%) Degree
4 5 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) ISEB
5 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) IIBA
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.44%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.13%) Samba
2 10 (3.13%) Postfix
2 10 (3.13%) XenServer
3 8 (2.50%) Squid
4 7 (2.19%) Varnish
5 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 87 (27.19%) Puppet
2 44 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.38%) Salt
3 14 (4.38%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 8 (2.50%) logstash
5 6 (1.88%) Ansible
5 6 (1.88%) yum
6 5 (1.56%) Kibana
7 4 (1.25%) SCOM
8 3 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.94%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) OpenView
10 1 (0.31%) Control-M
10 1 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) cPanel
Vendors
1 75 (23.44%) Atlassian
2 49 (15.31%) Oracle
3 44 (13.75%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.25%) VMware
5 19 (5.94%) hybris
6 18 (5.63%) SAP
7 13 (4.06%) BEA
8 11 (3.44%) Splunk
8 11 (3.44%) Microsoft
9 10 (3.13%) Citrix
9 10 (3.13%) TIBCO
9 10 (3.13%) DevExpress
10 9 (2.81%) IBM
10 9 (2.81%) Infragistics
11 8 (2.50%) 29West
12 6 (1.88%) Adobe
13 5 (1.56%) HP
14 4 (1.25%) SaltStack
14 4 (1.25%) Google
14 4 (1.25%) Fujitsu
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