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 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 91 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Confluence 15 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.96% 0.075% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 0.34% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Average daily rate £425 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £338 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
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
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
296 297 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.97% 22.20% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 177 162
Average daily rate £420 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 28 April 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 39 (100.00%) JIRA
2 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (76.92%) Java
3 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 22 (56.41%) Puppet
4 22 (56.41%) DevOps
4 22 (56.41%) Selenium
5 21 (53.85%) Linux
5 21 (53.85%) Python
6 20 (51.28%) Maven
6 20 (51.28%) SonarQube
7 18 (46.15%) C#
7 18 (46.15%) Perl
8 13 (33.33%) Atlassian
9 12 (30.77%) Appium
9 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
10 11 (28.21%) Ant
10 11 (28.21%) OpenStack
10 11 (28.21%) Microservices
10 11 (28.21%) YAML
10 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (28.21%) vSphere
10 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
10 11 (28.21%) Mocha
11 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
11 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
11 10 (25.64%) Ruby
11 10 (25.64%) Service Design

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (28.21%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 39 (100.00%) JIRA
2 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 22 (56.41%) Selenium
4 20 (51.28%) Maven
4 20 (51.28%) SonarQube
5 12 (30.77%) Appium
6 11 (28.21%) Ant
6 11 (28.21%) Mocha
7 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
7 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.08%) JUnit
8 9 (23.08%) Liquibase
8 9 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
9 7 (17.95%) JMeter
10 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Architect
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) YAML
2 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Django
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) DevOps
3 11 (28.21%) Microservices
4 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
4 10 (25.64%) Service Design
4 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (20.51%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
9 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Network Design
10 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
10 2 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) Java
2 21 (53.85%) Python
3 18 (46.15%) C#
3 18 (46.15%) Perl
4 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
5 10 (25.64%) Ruby
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) C
7 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Groovy
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) Bareos
2 9 (23.08%) yum
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware