The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 112 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Confluence 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 0.81% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +41.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £53.00
Confluence
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
344 370 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.57% 18.95% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 236 214
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £185 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £52.50 £29.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +76.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £28.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the Hampshire region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
Southampton 0 5 £375 +15.38%
Farnborough - 2 £263 -
Confluence
South East

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) JMeter
3 9 (52.94%) JUnit
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Maven
3 9 (52.94%) Ruby
3 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) Puppet
3 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
3 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) Vagrant
5 7 (41.18%) RSpec
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 4 (23.53%) Gerrit
7 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
7 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SAP BW
1 4 (23.53%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) JMeter
2 9 (52.94%) JUnit
2 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 7 (41.18%) RSpec
3 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (23.53%) Gerrit
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Test Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Support
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
1 4 (23.53%) SUSE
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) User Stories
5 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) NetApp
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Sun
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian