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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 400 460 539
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +79
Contract jobs citing Confluence 185 109 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.23% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% 1.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 69 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 112 £450 +5.88% 15
South East +31 30 £375 +44.23% 10
East of England -4 22 £450 +9.09% 1
North West +4 11 £265 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
South West - 3 £388 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £345 - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 321 (93.04%) JIRA
2 207 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (46.96%) Java
4 125 (36.23%) Git (software)
5 113 (32.75%) Scrum
6 98 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (27.54%) XML
8 93 (26.96%) Subversion
9 87 (25.22%) Atlassian
10 85 (24.64%) DevOps
11 81 (23.48%) Linux
12 80 (23.19%) Jenkins
13 76 (22.03%) UNIX
14 69 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 69 (20.00%) Maven
15 68 (19.71%) MySQL
16 66 (19.13%) XSD
17 65 (18.84%) TDD
18 64 (18.55%) Windows
18 64 (18.55%) HTML
19 62 (17.97%) jQuery
20 59 (17.10%) Web Services
20 59 (17.10%) Configuration Management
21 58 (16.81%) Spring
22 56 (16.23%) Apache
22 56 (16.23%) JUnit
23 54 (15.65%) SQL
23 54 (15.65%) CSS
24 51 (14.78%) Puppet
25 49 (14.20%) Finance

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (16.23%) Apache
2 48 (13.91%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.64%) nginx
4 15 (4.35%) IIS
5 12 (3.48%) MediaWiki
5 12 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.61%) Node.js
8 8 (2.32%) CMS
9 5 (1.45%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.45%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.45%) GemFire
10 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.58%) SAS
10 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.58%) Drupal
10 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.77%) MS Office
4 10 (2.90%) MS Project
5 8 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.32%) SAP ERP
1 8 (2.32%) RMDS
2 6 (1.74%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.45%) GitHub
4 4 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.99%) Firewall
2 18 (5.22%) DNS
3 16 (4.64%) LDAP
4 15 (4.35%) HTTP
5 14 (4.06%) VPN
6 12 (3.48%) IPv6
6 12 (3.48%) LAN
6 12 (3.48%) WAN
6 12 (3.48%) BGP
6 12 (3.48%) EIGRP
6 12 (3.48%) OSPF
6 12 (3.48%) IPsec
6 12 (3.48%) Network Security
7 7 (2.03%) SSH
7 7 (2.03%) AMQP
7 7 (2.03%) SSL
8 6 (1.74%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.45%) Internet
10 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.71%) MySQL
2 23 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.06%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (2.90%) Big Data
7 10 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.61%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.32%) Apache Accumulo
10 7 (2.03%) SAP BI
10 7 (2.03%) SAP BW
10 7 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.45%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.45%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.45%) Impala
11 5 (1.45%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 321 (93.04%) JIRA
2 125 (36.23%) Git (software)
3 93 (26.96%) Subversion
4 80 (23.19%) Jenkins
5 69 (20.00%) Maven
6 56 (16.23%) JUnit
7 41 (11.88%) TeamCity
8 31 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (6.96%) Hudson
10 15 (4.35%) Eclipse
11 14 (4.06%) Selenium
11 14 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (3.77%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.61%) Artifactory
14 8 (2.32%) Gradle
14 8 (2.32%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.32%) Bower
14 8 (2.32%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (2.32%) Yeoman
14 8 (2.32%) Grunt
General
1 49 (14.20%) Finance
2 25 (7.25%) Banking
3 15 (4.35%) Marketing
4 14 (4.06%) Front Office
4 14 (4.06%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.61%) Retail
7 8 (2.32%) Electronics
8 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.45%) Publishing
9 5 (1.45%) Legal
10 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.29%) International Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 133 (38.55%) Developer
2 41 (11.88%) Analyst
3 36 (10.43%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (8.99%) Hybris Developer
6 21 (6.09%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.80%) Configuration Engineer
8 18 (5.22%) Administrator
8 18 (5.22%) Middleware Developer
9 17 (4.93%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.64%) Lead Developer
11 13 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.48%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.48%) Consultant
13 11 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
15 9 (2.61%) Agile Business Analyst
15 9 (2.61%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 8 (2.32%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (27.54%) XML
2 66 (19.13%) XSD
3 64 (18.55%) HTML
4 62 (17.97%) jQuery
5 59 (17.10%) Web Services
6 58 (16.81%) Spring
7 54 (15.65%) CSS
8 43 (12.46%) JSON
9 38 (11.01%) Middleware
10 35 (10.14%) JSP
10 35 (10.14%) Ajax
11 32 (9.28%) .NET
12 31 (8.99%) Spring MVC
13 29 (8.41%) HTML5
13 29 (8.41%) RESTful
13 29 (8.41%) SOAP
14 27 (7.83%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (7.54%) Apache Camel
16 22 (6.38%) OSGi
16 22 (6.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.83%) Wiki
2 20 (5.80%) Open Source
3 19 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.77%) User Experience
5 12 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.61%) Derivative
7 8 (2.32%) Equities
7 8 (2.32%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.03%) DTV
9 6 (1.74%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.74%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.16%) GIS
10 4 (1.16%) NHS
10 4 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.87%) STB
11 3 (0.87%) CMDB
11 3 (0.87%) Clustering
11 3 (0.87%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.48%) Linux
2 76 (22.03%) UNIX
3 64 (18.55%) Windows
4 24 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 14 (4.06%) Debian
8 14 (4.06%) CentOS
9 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.16%) pSOS
12 3 (0.87%) Android
13 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.58%) AIX
13 2 (0.58%) SUSE
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.29%) Solaris
14 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (32.75%) Scrum
3 98 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (24.64%) DevOps
5 69 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 65 (18.84%) TDD
7 59 (17.10%) Configuration Management
8 40 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 40 (11.59%) Data Modelling
9 38 (11.01%) Integration Testing
10 35 (10.14%) MVC
10 35 (10.14%) Project Management
11 34 (9.86%) UML
12 31 (8.99%) OO
12 31 (8.99%) B2C
12 31 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
13 30 (8.70%) Kanban
14 29 (8.41%) Release Management
15 27 (7.83%) User Stories
16 26 (7.54%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 162 (46.96%) Java
2 54 (15.65%) SQL
3 43 (12.46%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.57%) Perl
5 31 (8.99%) C#
6 28 (8.12%) Ruby
7 26 (7.54%) Bash Shell
8 23 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.09%) PHP
9 21 (6.09%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.35%) VB
11 14 (4.06%) Python
12 13 (3.77%) C
13 10 (2.90%) VBA
14 9 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.61%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.74%) XPath
16 5 (1.45%) XQuery
17 4 (1.16%) C++
18 2 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.19%) Degree
4 10 (2.90%) ISEB
5 8 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.03%) MAPM
6 7 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.03%) PMP
6 7 (2.03%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.58%) PhD
9 2 (0.58%) CCNA
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.58%) IIBA
10 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.29%) MBA
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) WCAG
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.35%) Samba
3 14 (4.06%) Postfix
4 12 (3.48%) XenServer
5 9 (2.61%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.74%) Varnish
7 2 (0.58%) vCloud
7 2 (0.58%) KVM
7 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.58%) Xen
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.29%) Squid
8 1 (0.29%) qmail
8 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.29%) NFS
8 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 51 (14.78%) Puppet
2 28 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 10 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (2.03%) YUM
6 7 (2.03%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.74%) Nagios
8 5 (1.45%) Salt
9 4 (1.16%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.58%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.29%) SCOM
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (25.22%) Atlassian
2 34 (9.86%) Oracle
2 34 (9.86%) Red Hat
3 32 (9.28%) JBoss
4 31 (8.99%) hybris
5 29 (8.41%) VMware
6 25 (7.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (4.35%) SAP
7 15 (4.35%) 29West
8 13 (3.77%) Citrix
9 10 (2.90%) Sybase
10 9 (2.61%) Splunk
11 6 (1.74%) ION Trading
12 5 (1.45%) HP
12 5 (1.45%) Informatica
13 4 (1.16%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.16%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.87%) Tripwire
14 3 (0.87%) Google
14 3 (0.87%) Ab Initio
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