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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 416 471 532
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +61
Contract jobs citing Confluence 174 89 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.19% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 1.03% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 61 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £265 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £125.00
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
9615 8634 9246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 17.95% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6053 5362 5297
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 352 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +31 101 £475 +11.76% 17
South East +11 27 £375 +44.23% 8
East of England -8 18 £450 +5.88% 1
North East - 14 £510 - 4
North West -3 9 £265 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
South West - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 327 (93.43%) JIRA
2 219 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (48.29%) Java
4 117 (33.43%) Git (software)
5 107 (30.57%) Scrum
6 92 (26.29%) Linux
6 92 (26.29%) Atlassian
7 89 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (25.14%) Jenkins
9 87 (24.86%) Subversion
10 86 (24.57%) DevOps
11 85 (24.29%) XML
12 75 (21.43%) HTML
13 68 (19.43%) UNIX
14 66 (18.86%) Puppet
15 65 (18.57%) Maven
16 64 (18.29%) Spring
16 64 (18.29%) E-Commerce
17 63 (18.00%) TDD
18 60 (17.14%) MySQL
19 59 (16.86%) Windows
19 59 (16.86%) XSD
20 56 (16.00%) Finance
20 56 (16.00%) jQuery
21 55 (15.71%) JSON
22 54 (15.43%) Configuration Management
23 53 (15.14%) SQL
24 52 (14.86%) Web Services
25 51 (14.57%) JUnit
26 49 (14.00%) TeamCity

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 45 (12.86%) Apache
2 44 (12.57%) Tomcat
3 30 (8.57%) JBoss
4 15 (4.29%) IIS
5 11 (3.14%) nginx
6 10 (2.86%) CMS
6 10 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.57%) MediaWiki
8 8 (2.29%) Node.js
9 6 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.71%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.43%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.43%) GemFire
10 5 (1.43%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.86%) Drupal
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 28 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.71%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.71%) MS Office
3 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.00%) MS Project
5 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.86%) RMDS
2 8 (2.29%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.71%) ION MarketView
4 5 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.43%) GitHub
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.43%) Firewall
2 20 (5.71%) DNS
3 15 (4.29%) HTTP
4 11 (3.14%) LDAP
5 10 (2.86%) VPN
6 9 (2.57%) LAN
6 9 (2.57%) WAN
6 9 (2.57%) IPv6
6 9 (2.57%) OSPF
6 9 (2.57%) BGP
6 9 (2.57%) IPsec
6 9 (2.57%) EIGRP
6 9 (2.57%) Network Security
7 7 (2.00%) AMQP
7 7 (2.00%) SSL
8 6 (1.71%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.71%) SSH
9 5 (1.43%) Internet
10 3 (0.86%) FTP
10 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.14%) MySQL
2 39 (11.14%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 28 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.43%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.14%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.29%) Big Data
9 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.00%) SAP BI
9 7 (2.00%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.71%) Apache Accumulo
10 6 (1.71%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.43%) Impala
11 5 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.43%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.14%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 327 (93.43%) JIRA
2 117 (33.43%) Git (software)
3 88 (25.14%) Jenkins
4 87 (24.86%) Subversion
5 65 (18.57%) Maven
6 51 (14.57%) JUnit
7 49 (14.00%) TeamCity
8 33 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (8.86%) Selenium
10 20 (5.71%) Hudson
11 18 (5.14%) Cucumber
12 15 (4.29%) Eclipse
13 13 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (3.14%) JMeter
14 11 (3.14%) FishEye
15 8 (2.29%) Jasmine
15 8 (2.29%) Bower
15 8 (2.29%) Grunt
15 8 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (2.29%) Yeoman
General
1 56 (16.00%) Finance
2 23 (6.57%) Banking
3 16 (4.57%) Marketing
4 14 (4.00%) Front Office
5 10 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.57%) Retail
7 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.29%) Electronics
8 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.43%) Legal
9 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.86%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (36.86%) Developer
2 45 (12.86%) Analyst
3 35 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.71%) Hybris Developer
6 22 (6.29%) Architect
7 21 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.86%) Middleware Developer
9 16 (4.57%) Configuration Engineer
9 16 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.00%) Administrator
11 13 (3.71%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.43%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.43%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.43%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.14%) Lead Architect
14 10 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.57%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.29%) XML
2 75 (21.43%) HTML
3 64 (18.29%) Spring
4 59 (16.86%) XSD
5 56 (16.00%) jQuery
6 55 (15.71%) JSON
7 52 (14.86%) Web Services
8 47 (13.43%) CSS
9 43 (12.29%) HTML5
10 42 (12.00%) RESTful
11 37 (10.57%) Middleware
12 36 (10.29%) .NET
13 32 (9.14%) JSP
14 31 (8.86%) Ajax
15 27 (7.71%) Spring MVC
15 27 (7.71%) SOAP
16 26 (7.43%) ActiveMQ
17 24 (6.86%) Apache Camel
18 23 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (5.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.57%) Open Source
2 23 (6.57%) Wiki
3 20 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.71%) User Experience
6 10 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.29%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.00%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.71%) DTV
9 6 (1.71%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.71%) Derivative
10 4 (1.14%) NHS
10 4 (1.14%) GIS
10 4 (1.14%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.86%) Equities
11 3 (0.86%) STB
11 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 92 (26.29%) Linux
2 68 (19.43%) UNIX
3 59 (16.86%) Windows
4 21 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.00%) CentOS
8 13 (3.71%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.86%) Debian
10 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.86%) Android
12 3 (0.86%) pSOS
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (30.57%) Scrum
3 89 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (24.57%) DevOps
5 64 (18.29%) E-Commerce
6 63 (18.00%) TDD
7 54 (15.43%) Configuration Management
8 36 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 35 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 33 (9.43%) Project Management
10 33 (9.43%) Data Modelling
11 32 (9.14%) MVC
12 31 (8.86%) UML
13 30 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 28 (8.00%) Release Management
14 28 (8.00%) Kanban
15 26 (7.43%) Pair Programming
15 26 (7.43%) B2C
16 25 (7.14%) OO
17 24 (6.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 169 (48.29%) Java
2 53 (15.14%) SQL
3 41 (11.71%) JavaScript
4 38 (10.86%) Ruby
5 33 (9.43%) C#
6 27 (7.71%) Python
7 25 (7.14%) Perl
8 21 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 21 (6.00%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.43%) PHP
10 16 (4.57%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.29%) Scala
12 14 (4.00%) VB
13 12 (3.43%) C
14 9 (2.57%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.29%) VBA
16 7 (2.00%) C++
16 7 (2.00%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.71%) XPath
18 5 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 46 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.14%) Degree
4 10 (2.86%) ISEB
5 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.14%) MAPM
7 4 (1.14%) PMP
7 4 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PhD
8 2 (0.57%) CCNA
8 2 (0.57%) IIBA
9 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.29%) MBA
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.14%) Samba
3 10 (2.86%) Postfix
4 9 (2.57%) XenServer
5 8 (2.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.71%) Varnish
7 2 (0.57%) vCloud
7 2 (0.57%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) HDFS
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.29%) qmail
Systems Management
1 66 (18.86%) Puppet
2 37 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.14%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.29%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.71%) YUM
5 6 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.71%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (1.43%) Salt
7 4 (1.14%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.86%) Nagios
9 2 (0.57%) SCOM
10 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.29%) Kibana
10 1 (0.29%) Bacula
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 92 (26.29%) Atlassian
2 29 (8.29%) Oracle
3 28 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 27 (7.71%) hybris
5 26 (7.43%) Microsoft
6 23 (6.57%) VMware
7 17 (4.86%) 29West
8 14 (4.00%) SAP
9 11 (3.14%) Splunk
10 10 (2.86%) Sybase
10 10 (2.86%) Citrix
11 6 (1.71%) HP
11 6 (1.71%) ION Trading
11 6 (1.71%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.43%) Informatica
13 4 (1.14%) IBM
13 4 (1.14%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.86%) DevExpress
14 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.86%) Adobe
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