The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 273 292 336
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +44
Contract jobs citing Confluence 123 111 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 2.77% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3997 4003 3761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.79% 18.24% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2751 2675 2437
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 84 118
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in London

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in London

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in London

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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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
City of London +1 17 £500 +25.00% 3
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 214 (90.68%) JIRA
2 149 (63.14%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (55.08%) Java
4 79 (33.47%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (30.93%) Git (software)
6 71 (30.08%) Jenkins
7 69 (29.24%) Scrum
8 67 (28.39%) Linux
9 60 (25.42%) DevOps
10 51 (21.61%) Finance
10 51 (21.61%) Atlassian
11 49 (20.76%) Subversion
12 48 (20.34%) SQL
13 46 (19.49%) HTML
14 45 (19.07%) Maven
14 45 (19.07%) Puppet
15 44 (18.64%) TDD
16 40 (16.95%) Banking
17 37 (15.68%) JavaScript
17 37 (15.68%) TeamCity
18 36 (15.25%) XML
18 36 (15.25%) UNIX
18 36 (15.25%) Windows
18 36 (15.25%) Apache
19 35 (14.83%) Oracle
20 33 (13.98%) JBoss
21 32 (13.56%) Kanban
21 32 (13.56%) QA
22 30 (12.71%) HTML5
23 28 (11.86%) JSON

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (15.25%) Apache
2 33 (13.98%) JBoss
3 24 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.36%) TIBCO EMS
5 13 (5.51%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.24%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.81%) IIS
8 8 (3.39%) Jetty
9 7 (2.97%) nginx
9 7 (2.97%) CMS
10 6 (2.54%) Node.js
10 6 (2.54%) MediaWiki
10 6 (2.54%) OpenStack
11 5 (2.12%) SAS
12 4 (1.69%) Mule
12 4 (1.69%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (4.24%) MS Office
3 8 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) RMDS
2 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.54%) PaaS
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) Firewall
2 15 (6.36%) DNS
3 9 (3.81%) HTTP
4 8 (3.39%) Network Security
4 8 (3.39%) SSL
4 8 (3.39%) LDAP
5 7 (2.97%) VPN
6 6 (2.54%) LAN
6 6 (2.54%) WAN
6 6 (2.54%) IPv6
6 6 (2.54%) IPsec
6 6 (2.54%) OSPF
6 6 (2.54%) BGP
6 6 (2.54%) EIGRP
7 5 (2.12%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.27%) AMQP
10 2 (0.85%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.85%) Intranet
10 2 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.02%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.20%) MySQL
3 17 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.24%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.12%) DB2
9 3 (1.27%) Redis
9 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.85%) Big Data
10 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.42%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.42%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 214 (90.68%) JIRA
2 73 (30.93%) Git (software)
3 71 (30.08%) Jenkins
4 49 (20.76%) Subversion
5 45 (19.07%) Maven
6 37 (15.68%) TeamCity
7 19 (8.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (6.78%) NUnit
9 15 (6.36%) MSI
9 15 (6.36%) JUnit
10 14 (5.93%) Hudson
10 14 (5.93%) Artifactory
11 13 (5.51%) Cucumber
11 13 (5.51%) FishEye
12 12 (5.08%) Ant
13 8 (3.39%) Gerrit
13 8 (3.39%) GitLab
14 7 (2.97%) Gradle
14 7 (2.97%) Selenium
15 6 (2.54%) JMeter
General
1 51 (21.61%) Finance
2 40 (16.95%) Banking
3 17 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.24%) Marketing
4 10 (4.24%) Games
4 10 (4.24%) Front Office
5 5 (2.12%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.27%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (36.02%) Developer
2 36 (15.25%) Analyst
3 19 (8.05%) Test Analyst
4 18 (7.63%) .NET Developer
4 18 (7.63%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.36%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.93%) Tester
7 14 (5.93%) Consultant
8 12 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (4.66%) Middleware Developer
10 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.39%) Hybris Developer
12 7 (2.97%) Banking Business Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.54%) Author
13 6 (2.54%) Technical Author
13 6 (2.54%) Support Consultant
13 6 (2.54%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.49%) HTML
2 36 (15.25%) XML
3 30 (12.71%) HTML5
4 28 (11.86%) JSON
5 27 (11.44%) .NET
5 27 (11.44%) CSS
6 26 (11.02%) RESTful
7 25 (10.59%) jQuery
7 25 (10.59%) Web Services
8 21 (8.90%) XSD
9 17 (7.20%) WinForms
9 17 (7.20%) WPF
10 16 (6.78%) WCF
10 16 (6.78%) Spring
10 16 (6.78%) Middleware
10 16 (6.78%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.36%) .NET Remoting
11 15 (6.36%) Ajax
11 15 (6.36%) SOAP
12 12 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.32%) Open Source
2 15 (6.36%) Wiki
3 11 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.39%) Online Games
5 8 (3.39%) Derivative
5 8 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.54%) iPad
7 5 (2.12%) User Experience
7 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.27%) FMCG
9 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.27%) Clustering
10 2 (0.85%) DTV
10 2 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.85%) IVR
10 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.39%) Linux
2 36 (15.25%) UNIX
2 36 (15.25%) Windows
3 14 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.24%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.24%) Android
4 10 (4.24%) CentOS
5 6 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.69%) Debian
7 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.85%) AIX
8 2 (0.85%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (63.14%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.47%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (29.24%) Scrum
4 60 (25.42%) DevOps
5 44 (18.64%) TDD
6 32 (13.56%) Kanban
7 27 (11.44%) BDD
7 27 (11.44%) Release Management
8 21 (8.90%) E-Commerce
8 21 (8.90%) Project Management
9 20 (8.47%) Configuration Management
9 20 (8.47%) Multithreading
10 19 (8.05%) SOA
11 17 (7.20%) Change Management
11 17 (7.20%) Refactoring
11 17 (7.20%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.36%) Pair Programming
12 15 (6.36%) Code Coverage
12 15 (6.36%) Integration Testing
13 14 (5.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 130 (55.08%) Java
2 48 (20.34%) SQL
3 37 (15.68%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.32%) Ruby
5 18 (7.63%) PHP
6 17 (7.20%) Python
7 13 (5.51%) Perl
8 9 (3.81%) C#
8 9 (3.81%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.97%) C
10 6 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.12%) Groovy
12 4 (1.69%) VB
12 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.27%) C++
13 3 (1.27%) Scala
14 2 (0.85%) VBA
14 2 (0.85%) VBScript
14 2 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.51%) Degree
4 3 (1.27%) VCP4
4 3 (1.27%) ISEB
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) CCNA
5 2 (0.85%) PMP
5 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.42%) IIBA
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.56%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.81%) Varnish
3 6 (2.54%) Postfix
3 6 (2.54%) XenServer
3 6 (2.54%) Samba
4 5 (2.12%) vCloud
5 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.85%) Squid
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (19.07%) Puppet
2 14 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.81%) ZABBIX
3 9 (3.81%) Salt
4 8 (3.39%) yum
5 7 (2.97%) logstash
6 5 (2.12%) Ansible
7 4 (1.69%) Kibana
8 3 (1.27%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.85%) nmon
9 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.42%) OpenView
10 1 (0.42%) Control-M
10 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (21.61%) Atlassian
2 35 (14.83%) Oracle
3 20 (8.47%) IBM
3 20 (8.47%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.78%) TIBCO
4 16 (6.78%) DevExpress
5 15 (6.36%) Infragistics
5 15 (6.36%) VMware
6 13 (5.51%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.81%) Splunk
8 8 (3.39%) hybris
9 6 (2.54%) 29West
9 6 (2.54%) Citrix
10 5 (2.12%) Perforce
11 4 (1.69%) ATG
11 4 (1.69%) SAP
11 4 (1.69%) Tableau
11 4 (1.69%) Adobe
11 4 (1.69%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
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