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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 398 466 488
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +22
Contract jobs citing Confluence 180 102 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% 1.21% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 69 37
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £436 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
9357 8417 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.00% 18.03% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 5265 4840
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 368 425
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.30 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +11 113 £450 +12.50% 11
South East +2 29 £388 - 7
North East - 18 £510 -
West Midlands - 8 £425 - 1
East of England - 8 £463 - 4
North West -9 2 £368 -16.85% 3
South West - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 340 (92.39%) JIRA
2 224 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (48.37%) Java
4 125 (33.97%) Git (software)
5 113 (30.71%) Linux
6 108 (29.35%) Scrum
7 102 (27.72%) Jenkins
8 94 (25.54%) DevOps
8 94 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (24.73%) Subversion
10 85 (23.10%) HTML
11 82 (22.28%) Atlassian
12 81 (22.01%) Puppet
13 75 (20.38%) XML
14 68 (18.48%) UNIX
15 67 (18.21%) Maven
16 62 (16.85%) Windows
17 60 (16.30%) SQL
17 60 (16.30%) Finance
17 60 (16.30%) Spring
17 60 (16.30%) TDD
18 58 (15.76%) HTML5
19 56 (15.22%) Web Services
20 55 (14.95%) JSON
21 54 (14.67%) jQuery
21 54 (14.67%) JavaScript
22 52 (14.13%) TeamCity
22 52 (14.13%) RESTful
23 51 (13.86%) Tomcat
24 50 (13.59%) E-Commerce

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 51 (13.86%) Tomcat
2 46 (12.50%) Apache
3 36 (9.78%) JBoss
4 18 (4.89%) WebLogic
5 16 (4.35%) IIS
6 13 (3.53%) CMS
7 11 (2.99%) Node.js
8 10 (2.72%) nginx
9 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.63%) MediaWiki
11 5 (1.36%) Drupal
11 5 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (1.09%) SAS
13 3 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (0.82%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.53%) MS Office
4 10 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.63%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) RMDS
2 8 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.54%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.82%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.07%) Firewall
2 25 (6.79%) DNS
3 15 (4.08%) HTTP
4 14 (3.80%) Network Security
5 8 (2.17%) LDAP
6 7 (1.90%) VPN
6 7 (1.90%) SSL
7 6 (1.63%) IPv6
7 6 (1.63%) WAN
7 6 (1.63%) LAN
7 6 (1.63%) IPsec
7 6 (1.63%) OSPF
7 6 (1.63%) EIGRP
7 6 (1.63%) BGP
8 5 (1.36%) Internet
8 5 (1.36%) AMQP
9 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.09%) FTP
9 4 (1.09%) WinSCP
10 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.04%) MySQL
2 46 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 33 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 29 (7.88%) MongoDB
5 17 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.26%) Big Data
9 9 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.90%) SAP BW
11 7 (1.90%) SAP BI
12 6 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
13 5 (1.36%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.82%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.82%) DB2
15 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 340 (92.39%) JIRA
2 125 (33.97%) Git (software)
3 102 (27.72%) Jenkins
4 91 (24.73%) Subversion
5 67 (18.21%) Maven
6 52 (14.13%) TeamCity
7 48 (13.04%) JUnit
8 35 (9.51%) Selenium
9 34 (9.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (6.25%) Hudson
11 22 (5.98%) Cucumber
12 16 (4.35%) Eclipse
13 14 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (3.53%) Jasmine
15 12 (3.26%) JMeter
15 12 (3.26%) FishEye
16 10 (2.72%) Artifactory
16 10 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
17 9 (2.45%) Gradle
18 8 (2.17%) Bower
General
1 60 (16.30%) Finance
2 29 (7.88%) Banking
3 17 (4.62%) Marketing
3 17 (4.62%) Front Office
4 10 (2.72%) Retail
5 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.17%) Electronics
7 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.09%) Games
10 3 (0.82%) Publishing
10 3 (0.82%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (35.05%) Developer
2 49 (13.32%) Analyst
3 41 (11.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (9.51%) Java Developer
5 28 (7.61%) Architect
6 20 (5.43%) Hybris Developer
6 20 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 19 (5.16%) Test Analyst
8 17 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (4.08%) Tester
9 15 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.08%) Middleware Developer
10 14 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.26%) Configuration Engineer
11 12 (3.26%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.99%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.72%) Lead Architect
13 10 (2.72%) Administrator
13 10 (2.72%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.72%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (23.10%) HTML
2 75 (20.38%) XML
3 60 (16.30%) Spring
4 58 (15.76%) HTML5
5 56 (15.22%) Web Services
6 55 (14.95%) JSON
7 54 (14.67%) jQuery
8 52 (14.13%) RESTful
9 49 (13.32%) CSS
10 48 (13.04%) XSD
11 36 (9.78%) .NET
12 33 (8.97%) Ajax
13 28 (7.61%) Middleware
14 26 (7.07%) JSP
15 25 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (6.79%) AngularJS
15 25 (6.79%) CSS3
16 22 (5.98%) SOAP
16 22 (5.98%) ActiveMQ
16 22 (5.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.96%) Open Source
2 21 (5.71%) Wiki
3 18 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.26%) User Experience
6 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.45%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.90%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.63%) Derivative
9 6 (1.63%) iPad
9 6 (1.63%) DTV
10 4 (1.09%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.09%) GIS
10 4 (1.09%) NHS
11 3 (0.82%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.71%) Linux
2 68 (18.48%) UNIX
3 62 (16.85%) Windows
4 29 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.08%) CentOS
7 14 (3.80%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.17%) AIX
9 7 (1.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.90%) Solaris
10 6 (1.63%) Debian
11 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.82%) Android
13 2 (0.54%) pSOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (29.35%) Scrum
3 94 (25.54%) DevOps
3 94 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (16.30%) TDD
5 50 (13.59%) E-Commerce
6 49 (13.32%) Configuration Management
7 38 (10.33%) Kanban
8 31 (8.42%) Integration Testing
9 29 (7.88%) MVC
9 29 (7.88%) Project Management
10 26 (7.07%) Unit Testing
10 26 (7.07%) Release Management
10 26 (7.07%) User Stories
11 24 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.52%) UML
11 24 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 23 (6.25%) Pair Programming
12 23 (6.25%) OO
13 22 (5.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 178 (48.37%) Java
2 60 (16.30%) SQL
3 54 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 46 (12.50%) Ruby
5 35 (9.51%) Python
6 32 (8.70%) C#
7 23 (6.25%) Perl
8 22 (5.98%) Scala
9 18 (4.89%) Bash Shell
10 17 (4.62%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.35%) PHP
12 14 (3.80%) VB
13 13 (3.53%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.72%) C
15 8 (2.17%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.90%) C++
16 7 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.90%) VBA
17 5 (1.36%) XQuery
17 5 (1.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.53%) Degree
4 9 (2.45%) ISEB
5 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.82%) PMP
6 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) MAPM
7 2 (0.54%) IIBA
7 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.54%) PhD
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.27%) MBA
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) WCAG
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.90%) Varnish
3 7 (1.90%) Samba
4 6 (1.63%) XenServer
4 6 (1.63%) Postfix
5 5 (1.36%) Squid
6 4 (1.09%) vCloud
7 2 (0.54%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) HDFS
8 1 (0.27%) qmail
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 81 (22.01%) Puppet
2 43 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.72%) ZABBIX
4 9 (2.45%) Salt
5 8 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (1.63%) YUM
7 6 (1.63%) logstash
8 4 (1.09%) WebInspect
8 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.09%) Nagios
9 3 (0.82%) Kibana
9 3 (0.82%) Ansible
9 3 (0.82%) SCOM
10 2 (0.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.27%) Bacula
11 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (22.28%) Atlassian
2 44 (11.96%) Oracle
3 37 (10.05%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.43%) hybris
6 19 (5.16%) VMware
7 18 (4.89%) 29West
8 17 (4.62%) SAP
9 14 (3.80%) Splunk
10 8 (2.17%) Sybase
10 8 (2.17%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.90%) Citrix
11 7 (1.90%) BEA
11 7 (1.90%) IBM
12 6 (1.63%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.63%) Adobe
12 6 (1.63%) HP
13 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.36%) Infragistics
13 5 (1.36%) Informatica
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