The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 65 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 28 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% - 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.86% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 1
Average daily rate £430 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Confluence
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
284 209 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.94% 18.37% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 142 115
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.43 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.20% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (80.43%) Jenkins
4 35 (76.09%) Java
5 27 (58.70%) DevOps
6 26 (56.52%) Puppet
7 25 (54.35%) Maven
8 24 (52.17%) SonarQube
9 22 (47.83%) Linux
9 22 (47.83%) Python
10 21 (45.65%) Selenium
11 20 (43.48%) Perl
12 19 (41.30%) C#
13 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
14 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
15 14 (30.43%) Data Protection
15 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
15 14 (30.43%) yum
15 14 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (30.43%) Microservices
16 13 (28.26%) Bareos
16 13 (28.26%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (28.26%) Liquibase
16 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
16 13 (28.26%) Atlassian
16 13 (28.26%) JUnit
16 13 (28.26%) SOA
17 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
17 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
18 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) SNMP
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 37 (80.43%) Jenkins
3 25 (54.35%) Maven
4 24 (52.17%) SonarQube
5 21 (45.65%) Selenium
6 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
7 13 (28.26%) JUnit
7 13 (28.26%) Liquibase
7 13 (28.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
9 10 (21.74%) Ant
9 10 (21.74%) Appium
9 10 (21.74%) HP UFT
9 10 (21.74%) JMeter
9 10 (21.74%) Mocha
10 9 (19.57%) LoadRunner
11 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
11 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
12 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (2.17%) FishEye
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Architect
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) DevOps Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Test Leader
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Principal Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) YAML
2 9 (19.57%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) OAuth
3 2 (4.35%) OAuth2
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) Swagger
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.17%) WSDL
4 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 10 (21.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Fedora
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) DevOps
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (30.43%) Data Protection
3 14 (30.43%) Microservices
4 13 (28.26%) SOA
4 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
5 10 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Open Source
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
10 3 (6.52%) API Design
10 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Web Operations
11 2 (4.35%) API Testing
11 2 (4.35%) SDLC
11 2 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) Python
3 20 (43.48%) Perl
4 19 (41.30%) C#
5 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
7 10 (21.74%) Ruby
8 9 (19.57%) C
8 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.52%) SQL
10 2 (4.35%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.17%) GPG13
4 1 (2.17%) WAI
4 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (56.52%) Puppet
2 14 (30.43%) yum
3 13 (28.26%) Bareos
4 3 (6.52%) logstash
5 1 (2.17%) Piwik
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Atlassian
2 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (19.57%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) VMware