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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 244 422 434
Rank change year-on-year
+178 +12
Contract jobs citing Confluence 416 158 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.84% 1.88% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 103 88
Average daily rate £425 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £595 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £319
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £108.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
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
8588 8395 7989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.20% 18.21% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5621 5282 4827
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 291 299
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Confluence Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +75 207 £440 +4.63% 38
Yorkshire - 50 £442 - 7
South East +24 36 £325 -23.52% 7
East of England +22 33 £438 -12.50% 5
West Midlands +5 30 £433 -1.14% 1
North West +3 28 £375 -25.00% 3
South West +14 18 £345 -18.82% 7
North East - 9 £415 - 2
Midlands - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £388 - 2
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 743 (96.62%) JIRA
2 543 (70.61%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (40.44%) Java
4 237 (30.82%) Scrum
5 223 (29.00%) Jenkins
6 219 (28.48%) Linux
7 202 (26.27%) Git (software)
8 191 (24.84%) Atlassian
9 146 (18.99%) DevOps
10 137 (17.82%) Security Cleared
11 136 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
12 132 (17.17%) SQL
13 129 (16.78%) TDD
14 127 (16.51%) Puppet
15 126 (16.38%) HTML
16 125 (16.25%) JavaScript
17 123 (15.99%) Finance
18 118 (15.34%) Cucumber
19 113 (14.69%) SC Cleared
20 112 (14.56%) Selenium
21 104 (13.52%) CSS
22 102 (13.26%) Python
23 98 (12.74%) Windows
23 98 (12.74%) Subversion
24 95 (12.35%) Unix
25 93 (12.09%) Maven
26 84 (10.92%) HTML5
27 83 (10.79%) Ruby
28 82 (10.66%) Microservices
29 80 (10.40%) QA

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (8.19%) JBoss
2 54 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 49 (6.37%) Apache
4 29 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 23 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.73%) Node.js
7 19 (2.47%) Documentum
7 19 (2.47%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.34%) IIS
9 15 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.95%) nginx
10 13 (1.69%) Mule
11 10 (1.30%) Alfresco
12 9 (1.17%) Captiva
13 8 (1.04%) CMS
14 7 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
15 6 (0.78%) Jetty
15 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 46 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.85%) MS Visio
3 36 (4.68%) MS Project
4 35 (4.55%) HipChat
5 30 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (2.21%) MS Office
7 14 (1.82%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.16%) GitHub
3 29 (3.77%) PaaS
4 22 (2.86%) IaaS
5 10 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.65%) Yammer
7 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.52%) SaaS
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.26%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.94%) SNMP
2 29 (3.77%) Firewall
3 20 (2.60%) VPN
4 18 (2.34%) SSH
5 16 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.95%) HTTP
7 14 (1.82%) Internet
8 13 (1.69%) DNS
9 10 (1.30%) DHCP
10 9 (1.17%) LAN
11 8 (1.04%) SSL
12 7 (0.91%) SAN
13 6 (0.78%) IPsec
13 6 (0.78%) IPv6
13 6 (0.78%) MVNO
13 6 (0.78%) OSPF
14 5 (0.65%) DSL
14 5 (0.65%) LDAP
14 5 (0.65%) Network Security
14 5 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.45%) Hadoop
2 51 (6.63%) SQL Server
3 47 (6.11%) MySQL
4 40 (5.20%) MongoDB
5 31 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 31 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.77%) HBase
7 24 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.47%) Pentaho
9 18 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (2.21%) Big Data
11 10 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.04%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.65%) Redis
14 4 (0.52%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.52%) SAP BW
14 4 (0.52%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.52%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 743 (96.62%) JIRA
2 223 (29.00%) Jenkins
3 202 (26.27%) Git (software)
4 118 (15.34%) Cucumber
5 112 (14.56%) Selenium
6 98 (12.74%) Subversion
7 93 (12.09%) Maven
8 69 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 60 (7.80%) SonarQube
9 60 (7.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 58 (7.54%) JUnit
11 53 (6.89%) JMeter
12 45 (5.85%) IntelliJ
13 41 (5.33%) HP UFT
14 38 (4.94%) LoadRunner
15 36 (4.68%) FishEye
16 32 (4.16%) TeamCity
17 30 (3.90%) Geb
17 30 (3.90%) Spock
18 27 (3.51%) Mocha
General
1 123 (15.99%) Finance
2 62 (8.06%) Banking
3 38 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.38%) Marketing
5 21 (2.73%) Retail
6 20 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.34%) Electronics
7 18 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.17%) Games
9 7 (0.91%) Front Office
10 6 (0.78%) Publishing
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 244 (31.73%) Developer
2 119 (15.47%) Analyst
3 85 (11.05%) Java Developer
4 72 (9.36%) Architect
5 60 (7.80%) Business Analyst
6 52 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 39 (5.07%) Consultant
8 37 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.16%) Project Manager
10 29 (3.77%) Scrum Master
11 27 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 25 (3.25%) Designer
12 25 (3.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 25 (3.25%) Test Leader
13 23 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
14 21 (2.73%) HTML Developer
14 21 (2.73%) Test Analyst
15 20 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (2.47%) DevOps Architect
16 19 (2.47%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (16.38%) HTML
2 104 (13.52%) CSS
3 84 (10.92%) HTML5
4 79 (10.27%) Spring
5 70 (9.10%) .NET
6 66 (8.58%) RESTful
7 63 (8.19%) Web Services
8 56 (7.28%) REST
9 50 (6.50%) CSS3
10 49 (6.37%) jQuery
11 45 (5.85%) Sass
12 44 (5.72%) Apache Camel
13 42 (5.46%) JSON
14 40 (5.20%) J2EE
15 39 (5.07%) SOAP
16 37 (4.81%) AngularJS
17 33 (4.29%) Grails
18 31 (4.03%) LESS
18 31 (4.03%) XML
19 27 (3.51%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.24%) User Experience
3 37 (4.81%) PKI
4 24 (3.12%) Wiki
5 22 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.21%) Data Integration
6 17 (2.21%) Derivative
7 15 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.56%) W3C
9 11 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.30%) Social Media
11 9 (1.17%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.78%) Clustering
13 6 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.65%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 219 (28.48%) Linux
2 98 (12.74%) Windows
3 95 (12.35%) Unix
4 68 (8.84%) CentOS
5 54 (7.02%) Ubuntu
6 41 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (4.42%) Mac OS X
8 18 (2.34%) Android
8 18 (2.34%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.82%) Solaris
10 11 (1.43%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.30%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.52%) Fedora
13 4 (0.52%) SmartOS
14 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (70.61%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (30.82%) Scrum
3 146 (18.99%) DevOps
4 136 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
5 129 (16.78%) TDD
6 82 (10.66%) Microservices
7 77 (10.01%) User Stories
8 73 (9.49%) Configuration Management
9 69 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 69 (8.97%) Open Source
10 64 (8.32%) BDD
11 61 (7.93%) Test Automation
12 60 (7.80%) Test Strategy
13 59 (7.67%) Project Management
13 59 (7.67%) SOA
14 55 (7.15%) E-Commerce
15 52 (6.76%) Waterfall
16 50 (6.50%) Analytics
16 50 (6.50%) Software Engineering
17 47 (6.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 311 (40.44%) Java
2 132 (17.17%) SQL
3 125 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 102 (13.26%) Python
5 83 (10.79%) Ruby
6 74 (9.62%) C#
7 65 (8.45%) Perl
8 50 (6.50%) Shell Script
9 48 (6.24%) Bash Shell
10 39 (5.07%) Groovy
11 38 (4.94%) PHP
12 29 (3.77%) PL/SQL
13 27 (3.51%) Scala
14 21 (2.73%) C
15 18 (2.34%) VBA
16 17 (2.21%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.04%) R
18 7 (0.91%) AWK
18 7 (0.91%) sed
19 6 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 113 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.90%) Degree
4 18 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.08%) ISEB
6 15 (1.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.52%) APMP
9 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) CCNA
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.40%) QA
2 12 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.04%) WCAG
5 6 (0.78%) WAI
6 2 (0.26%) GPG13
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (5.07%) Docker
2 25 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.12%) vSphere
4 15 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.82%) Varnish
6 11 (1.43%) vCloud
7 6 (0.78%) iptables
8 5 (0.65%) LXC
8 5 (0.65%) oVirt
8 5 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.52%) Btrfs
9 4 (0.52%) KVM
9 4 (0.52%) Snort
9 4 (0.52%) Squid
9 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.39%) XenApp
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.26%) Postfix
11 2 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 127 (16.51%) Puppet
2 45 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.16%) Ansible
3 32 (4.16%) yum
4 22 (2.86%) Bareos
5 16 (2.08%) logstash
6 15 (1.95%) ZABBIX
7 10 (1.30%) Salt
8 7 (0.91%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.91%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.78%) Kibana
9 6 (0.78%) Nagios
10 5 (0.65%) Graylog
11 4 (0.52%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.52%) Nessus
11 4 (0.52%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.52%) systemd
12 3 (0.39%) EdgeSight
12 3 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 191 (24.84%) Atlassian
2 65 (8.45%) Oracle
3 59 (7.67%) Microsoft
4 51 (6.63%) Red Hat
5 45 (5.85%) HP
6 38 (4.94%) VMware
7 37 (4.81%) SAP
8 28 (3.64%) Adobe
9 22 (2.86%) Informatica
10 20 (2.60%) Google
11 19 (2.47%) BEA
12 18 (2.34%) Zend
13 14 (1.82%) hybris
13 14 (1.82%) SaltStack
14 13 (1.69%) Splunk
15 12 (1.56%) Cloudera
15 12 (1.56%) Rackspace
16 9 (1.17%) Twitter
17 8 (1.04%) BMC
18 7 (0.91%) Cisco
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