The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 80 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.13% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
251 156 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.42% 19.87% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 125
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £9.45 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Confluence
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
4 5 (55.56%) nginx
4 5 (55.56%) OpenVPN
4 5 (55.56%) Maven
4 5 (55.56%) Squid
4 5 (55.56%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
6 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) BPMN
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) RUP
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (11.11%) XML
8 1 (11.11%) DSDM
8 1 (11.11%) Python

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) OpenVPN
2 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) dotCover
5 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (11.11%) FindBugs
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) BPMN
2 2 (22.22%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Code Coverage
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft