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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £273
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
171 84 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.45% 15.97% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 33 69
Average daily rate £383 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £159 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £10.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £46.40 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 October 2014, 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%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) StyleCop
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) StyleCop
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow