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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 101 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.35% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £241
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +76.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50
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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 Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
298 194 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.33% 16.94% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 115 120
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £13.20 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.03% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £13.48 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Adabas
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Adabas
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian