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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 46 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.31% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.22% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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
98 152 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.69% 23.31% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 80 64
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £493 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -50.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 5 £450 -5.26%
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Confluence
East of England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) Bitbucket
4 5 (41.67%) Gradle
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) JDA
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
6 3 (25.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Microservices
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Bitbucket
2 5 (41.67%) Gradle
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) FishEye
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Functional QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) V-Model
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) JDA
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) MobileIron
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VocaLink
4 1 (8.33%) hybris
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype