The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 67 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% - 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% - 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Confluence
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
160 164 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.92% 21.81% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 46
Average daily rate £388 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -
Confluence
East of England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Couchbase
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Perl

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Couchbase
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) Fiddler
5 2 (28.57%) StyleCop
6 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
6 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds