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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 302 278 316
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Contract jobs citing Confluence 90 117 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 2.90% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 44
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 £244 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.48% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3954 4029 3665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 18.40% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2729 2414
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 82 140
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 6 £370 -7.50% 9
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 173 (90.10%) JIRA
2 122 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (52.60%) Java
4 73 (38.02%) Git (software)
5 71 (36.98%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (32.29%) Scrum
7 55 (28.65%) Jenkins
8 54 (28.13%) DevOps
9 53 (27.60%) Atlassian
9 53 (27.60%) Linux
10 48 (25.00%) Subversion
11 44 (22.92%) HTML
12 43 (22.40%) SQL
12 43 (22.40%) XML
13 40 (20.83%) Maven
14 39 (20.31%) Finance
15 37 (19.27%) TDD
16 36 (18.75%) Puppet
17 35 (18.23%) UNIX
18 32 (16.67%) XSD
18 32 (16.67%) Apache
19 31 (16.15%) Banking
19 31 (16.15%) JavaScript
20 30 (15.63%) TeamCity
21 29 (15.10%) jQuery
21 29 (15.10%) Kanban
21 29 (15.10%) JBoss
22 28 (14.58%) CSS
22 28 (14.58%) Release Management
23 27 (14.06%) JSON

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (16.67%) Apache
2 29 (15.10%) JBoss
3 26 (13.54%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.69%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.60%) SAS
8 4 (2.08%) nginx
8 4 (2.08%) Node.js
8 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.08%) IIS
8 4 (2.08%) CMS
9 3 (1.56%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.56%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.56%) Jetty
9 3 (1.56%) Mule
10 2 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) MS Office
2 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.04%) MS Project
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) DNS
2 14 (7.29%) Firewall
3 8 (4.17%) HTTP
4 5 (2.60%) SSL
5 4 (2.08%) Network Security
5 4 (2.08%) WinSCP
5 4 (2.08%) FTP
5 4 (2.08%) VPN
6 3 (1.56%) IPsec
6 3 (1.56%) LDAP
6 3 (1.56%) IPv6
6 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.56%) LAN
6 3 (1.56%) WAN
6 3 (1.56%) OSPF
6 3 (1.56%) BGP
6 3 (1.56%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.33%) MySQL
1 16 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.77%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.73%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) Redis
8 2 (1.04%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.52%) OLTP
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 173 (90.10%) JIRA
2 73 (38.02%) Git (software)
3 55 (28.65%) Jenkins
4 48 (25.00%) Subversion
5 40 (20.83%) Maven
6 30 (15.63%) TeamCity
7 18 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (8.85%) JUnit
9 11 (5.73%) FishEye
9 11 (5.73%) Artifactory
10 10 (5.21%) Hudson
10 10 (5.21%) NUnit
11 9 (4.69%) MSI
12 8 (4.17%) Cucumber
13 7 (3.65%) Selenium
14 6 (3.13%) Ant
15 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.60%) Jasmine
15 5 (2.60%) GitLab
15 5 (2.60%) Gerrit
General
1 39 (20.31%) Finance
2 31 (16.15%) Banking
3 11 (5.73%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.21%) Marketing
4 10 (5.21%) Front Office
5 8 (4.17%) Games
6 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 73 (38.02%) Developer
2 32 (16.67%) Analyst
3 17 (8.85%) Test Analyst
4 16 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.81%) Middleware Developer
6 14 (7.29%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Tester
8 11 (5.73%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Consultant
10 7 (3.65%) Technical Author
10 7 (3.65%) Author
11 6 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (2.60%) DevOps Specialist
13 4 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (2.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.08%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.92%) HTML
2 43 (22.40%) XML
3 32 (16.67%) XSD
4 29 (15.10%) jQuery
5 28 (14.58%) CSS
6 27 (14.06%) JSON
7 26 (13.54%) HTML5
8 22 (11.46%) RESTful
8 22 (11.46%) Middleware
9 20 (10.42%) SOAP
10 19 (9.90%) Spring
10 19 (9.90%) Ajax
11 17 (8.85%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (8.33%) Web Services
12 16 (8.33%) OSGi
12 16 (8.33%) Apache Camel
13 15 (7.81%) .NET
13 15 (7.81%) JSP
14 13 (6.77%) Spring MVC
15 12 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Open Source
2 11 (5.73%) Wiki
3 8 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.65%) Derivative
4 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.13%) Online Games
5 6 (3.13%) iPad
6 5 (2.60%) User Experience
7 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) STB
9 1 (0.52%) IPTV
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.60%) Linux
2 35 (18.23%) UNIX
3 25 (13.02%) Windows
4 8 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.65%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.65%) CentOS
6 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.04%) Android
7 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.04%) AIX
7 2 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.98%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (32.29%) Scrum
4 54 (28.13%) DevOps
5 37 (19.27%) TDD
6 29 (15.10%) Kanban
7 28 (14.58%) Release Management
8 23 (11.98%) BDD
9 22 (11.46%) Configuration Management
10 20 (10.42%) Integration Testing
11 19 (9.90%) E-Commerce
12 18 (9.38%) Pair Programming
12 18 (9.38%) UML
12 18 (9.38%) Project Management
13 17 (8.85%) RUP
13 17 (8.85%) DSDM
13 17 (8.85%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (8.33%) MVC
15 14 (7.29%) SEO
16 13 (6.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 101 (52.60%) Java
2 43 (22.40%) SQL
3 31 (16.15%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.38%) Ruby
5 14 (7.29%) Python
6 12 (6.25%) Perl
7 9 (4.69%) PHP
8 8 (4.17%) C#
9 7 (3.65%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.60%) C
10 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.08%) Scala
11 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.56%) VBA
12 3 (1.56%) C++
12 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.56%) Groovy
13 2 (1.04%) VBScript
13 2 (1.04%) VB
13 2 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) ISEB
4 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) IIBA
5 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.46%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Varnish
2 6 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) Samba
3 3 (1.56%) vCloud
3 3 (1.56%) XenServer
3 3 (1.56%) Postfix
4 2 (1.04%) Squid
5 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (18.75%) Puppet
2 10 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.17%) Salt
4 7 (3.65%) logstash
5 6 (3.13%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.13%) yum
6 5 (2.60%) Ansible
7 4 (2.08%) Kibana
8 3 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.52%) OpenView
10 1 (0.52%) Nagios
10 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (27.60%) Atlassian
2 22 (11.46%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) hybris
3 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.25%) VMware
4 10 (5.21%) DevExpress
4 10 (5.21%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.69%) Infragistics
5 9 (4.69%) IBM
6 8 (4.17%) 29West
7 7 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.65%) Splunk
8 4 (2.08%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.08%) Adobe
8 4 (2.08%) SAP
9 3 (1.56%) Citrix
10 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.04%) BEA
10 2 (1.04%) BMC
10 2 (1.04%) HP
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