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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 52 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.79% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 3.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £564 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
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
77 127 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.37% 20.00% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 70 62
Average daily rate £475 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £36.75 £12.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.25% -48.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) hybris

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Designer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) hybris