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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 58 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% - 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% - 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £319 £400
% change year-on-year
+49.01% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
122 128 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.68% 20.55% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 84
Average daily rate £419 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £138 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Confluence
East of England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Couchbase
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) SCOM
3 4 (57.14%) Splunk
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) StyleCop
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
1 6 (85.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) StyleCop
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 3 (42.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow