The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 391 451 524
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +73
Contract jobs citing Confluence 191 93 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.20% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 1.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 58 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £257 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8846 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.12% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4652 5326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 395 423
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Confluence
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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 July 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 July 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 +63 126 £450 - 22
South East +13 31 £365 +51.76% 6
South West - 12 £425 -
East of England -18 9 £425 +3.03% 3
North West - 7 £358 - 1
Yorkshire +7 2 £345 +245.00% 3
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 298 (93.71%) JIRA
2 147 (46.23%) Java
3 115 (36.16%) Git (software)
4 114 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (29.25%) Scrum
6 89 (27.99%) Subversion
7 83 (26.10%) Linux
8 81 (25.47%) Jenkins
9 74 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (22.96%) XML
11 68 (21.38%) Atlassian
12 66 (20.75%) UNIX
13 65 (20.44%) Maven
13 65 (20.44%) DevOps
14 63 (19.81%) Web Services
15 62 (19.50%) Spring
16 60 (18.87%) MySQL
17 56 (17.61%) E-Commerce
18 55 (17.30%) SQL
18 55 (17.30%) HTML
18 55 (17.30%) Windows
19 53 (16.67%) jQuery
20 50 (15.72%) CSS
20 50 (15.72%) Configuration Management
21 49 (15.41%) Apache
22 48 (15.09%) Oracle
23 46 (14.47%) Security Cleared
24 44 (13.84%) TDD
24 44 (13.84%) JUnit
24 44 (13.84%) Finance

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (15.41%) Apache
2 39 (12.26%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.23%) WebLogic
4 18 (5.66%) nginx
5 12 (3.77%) MediaWiki
6 11 (3.46%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.83%) Node.js
8 8 (2.52%) IIS
9 6 (1.89%) CMS
10 5 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.57%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.57%) GemFire
11 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.26%) WordPress
11 4 (1.26%) Drupal
12 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 13 (4.09%) MS Office
4 9 (2.83%) MS Project
5 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) RMDS
1 6 (1.89%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.57%) GitHub
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.94%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.81%) LDAP
2 27 (8.49%) Firewall
3 14 (4.40%) VPN
3 14 (4.40%) DNS
4 12 (3.77%) IPv6
4 12 (3.77%) LAN
4 12 (3.77%) WAN
4 12 (3.77%) IPsec
4 12 (3.77%) EIGRP
4 12 (3.77%) OSPF
4 12 (3.77%) BGP
4 12 (3.77%) Network Security
5 10 (3.14%) SSL
6 8 (2.52%) HTTP
6 8 (2.52%) X.509
7 7 (2.20%) SSH
8 6 (1.89%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.89%) AMQP
9 5 (1.57%) Internet
10 3 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.87%) MySQL
2 28 (8.81%) NoSQL
3 21 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.35%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.40%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.40%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.77%) DB2
8 11 (3.46%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.14%) Big Data
10 8 (2.52%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.89%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.57%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.57%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.57%) Impala
Development Applications
1 298 (93.71%) JIRA
2 115 (36.16%) Git (software)
3 89 (27.99%) Subversion
4 81 (25.47%) Jenkins
5 65 (20.44%) Maven
6 44 (13.84%) JUnit
7 36 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (9.43%) TeamCity
9 19 (5.97%) Hudson
10 16 (5.03%) Selenium
11 12 (3.77%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.46%) Eclipse
13 9 (2.83%) Ant
14 8 (2.52%) Zephyr
14 8 (2.52%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.52%) Bower
14 8 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (2.52%) Yeoman
14 8 (2.52%) Grunt
14 8 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (13.84%) Finance
2 20 (6.29%) Banking
3 15 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.40%) Front Office
4 14 (4.40%) Marketing
5 13 (4.09%) Retail
6 10 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.89%) Publishing
8 5 (1.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.94%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) International Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (37.11%) Developer
2 41 (12.89%) Analyst
3 35 (11.01%) Java Developer
4 30 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.29%) Administrator
7 18 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.72%) Configuration Engineer
9 12 (3.77%) Lead Developer
9 12 (3.77%) Consultant
9 12 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (3.14%) Architect
11 9 (2.83%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (2.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.83%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (2.52%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.52%) Project Planner
12 8 (2.52%) WebLogic Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.96%) XML
2 63 (19.81%) Web Services
3 62 (19.50%) Spring
4 55 (17.30%) HTML
5 53 (16.67%) jQuery
6 50 (15.72%) CSS
7 41 (12.89%) XSD
8 29 (9.12%) HTML5
8 29 (9.12%) JSON
9 28 (8.81%) RESTful
10 25 (7.86%) Ajax
10 25 (7.86%) JSP
11 24 (7.55%) .NET
12 22 (6.92%) Middleware
12 22 (6.92%) Spring MVC
13 20 (6.29%) AngularJS
14 19 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
16 17 (5.35%) JMS
16 17 (5.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.49%) Wiki
2 20 (6.29%) Open Source
3 17 (5.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.09%) Derivative
6 11 (3.46%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.83%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.52%) EPoS
9 7 (2.20%) Equities
10 5 (1.57%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.57%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.94%) PKI
11 3 (0.94%) CMDB
11 3 (0.94%) STB
11 3 (0.94%) Clustering
11 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (26.10%) Linux
2 66 (20.75%) UNIX
3 55 (17.30%) Windows
4 19 (5.97%) Ubuntu
5 17 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.40%) Debian
7 14 (4.40%) CentOS
8 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.26%) pSOS
10 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.63%) AIX
11 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.63%) SUSE
11 2 (0.63%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.25%) Scrum
3 74 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (20.44%) DevOps
5 56 (17.61%) E-Commerce
6 50 (15.72%) Configuration Management
7 44 (13.84%) TDD
8 37 (11.64%) Data Modelling
9 32 (10.06%) Unit Testing
10 31 (9.75%) OO
11 30 (9.43%) Project Management
11 30 (9.43%) Integration Testing
12 26 (8.18%) MVC
12 26 (8.18%) Validation
13 23 (7.23%) UML
14 22 (6.92%) B2C
14 22 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (6.60%) Kanban
16 19 (5.97%) Release Management
16 19 (5.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 147 (46.23%) Java
2 55 (17.30%) SQL
3 42 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.38%) Perl
5 30 (9.43%) Ruby
6 26 (8.18%) Bash Shell
7 21 (6.60%) Shell Script
8 20 (6.29%) C#
9 17 (5.35%) PHP
10 14 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.14%) Python
11 10 (3.14%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.83%) VBA
13 6 (1.89%) VB
13 6 (1.89%) C
13 6 (1.89%) XPath
14 5 (1.57%) XQuery
15 4 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.77%) Degree
4 7 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.20%) MAPM
4 7 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.20%) ISEB
4 7 (2.20%) PMP
4 7 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.63%) IIBA
7 2 (0.63%) PhD
7 2 (0.63%) CCNA
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) MBA
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.75%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.72%) Samba
2 15 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.40%) Postfix
4 12 (3.77%) XenServer
5 4 (1.26%) KVM
5 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.94%) vSphere
6 3 (0.94%) Squid
7 2 (0.63%) vCloud
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.31%) qmail
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (10.06%) Puppet
2 21 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.66%) ZABBIX
4 9 (2.83%) Nagios
4 9 (2.83%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.89%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.26%) Salt
7 4 (1.26%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.31%) YUM
Vendors
1 68 (21.38%) Atlassian
2 48 (15.09%) Oracle
3 33 (10.38%) Red Hat
4 28 (8.81%) VMware
5 26 (8.18%) Microsoft
6 24 (7.55%) hybris
7 23 (7.23%) JBoss
8 13 (4.09%) Citrix
8 13 (4.09%) 29West
9 12 (3.77%) Ab Initio
10 10 (3.14%) Sybase
11 8 (2.52%) Splunk
11 8 (2.52%) Adobe
12 6 (1.89%) ION Trading
13 5 (1.57%) webMethods
13 5 (1.57%) Informatica
13 5 (1.57%) IBM
13 5 (1.57%) SAP
14 4 (1.26%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.26%) Perforce
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Keene and Lord
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
techfolk Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day (negotiable)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day (negotiable)
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 19 days ago