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 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 231 307 338
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +31
Contract jobs citing Confluence 217 117 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.42% 2.54% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 86 48
Average daily rate
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£425 £439 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
Confluence
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
4909 4602 4548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.40% 18.92% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3386 3024 2968
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £234
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 55 115 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.75 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +22 32 £425 -10.52% 2
Croydon - 11 £450 - 1
Uxbridge - 6 £391 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Docklands, London -4 1 £593 +69.28%
Westminster - 1 £480 -
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England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 354 (94.65%) JIRA
2 278 (74.33%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (50.80%) Java
4 138 (36.90%) Scrum
5 125 (33.42%) Atlassian
6 124 (33.16%) Linux
6 124 (33.16%) Jenkins
7 122 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (30.75%) TDD
9 114 (30.48%) Git (software)
10 99 (26.47%) Security Cleared
11 94 (25.13%) JavaScript
12 90 (24.06%) HTML
13 78 (20.86%) Maven
14 75 (20.05%) Cucumber
15 72 (19.25%) CSS
16 70 (18.72%) Apache
17 67 (17.91%) SC Cleared
18 65 (17.38%) HTML5
19 63 (16.84%) CentOS
19 63 (16.84%) Spring
20 61 (16.31%) Apache Camel
21 59 (15.78%) DevOps
22 58 (15.51%) Puppet
23 55 (14.71%) BDD
23 55 (14.71%) Web Services
24 54 (14.44%) Ubuntu
25 53 (14.17%) Red Hat
26 52 (13.90%) Selenium
26 52 (13.90%) Node.js

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 70 (18.72%) Apache
2 52 (13.90%) Node.js
3 40 (10.70%) JBoss
4 33 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.15%) WebLogic
6 19 (5.08%) Alfresco
6 19 (5.08%) nginx
7 17 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (4.55%) WildFly
8 14 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (3.48%) Mule
9 13 (3.48%) Jetty
10 12 (3.21%) Mule ESB
11 9 (2.41%) Apache TomEE
11 9 (2.41%) Tornado
11 9 (2.41%) Apache Qpid
11 9 (2.41%) SharePoint
11 9 (2.41%) iPlanet
11 9 (2.41%) GlassFish
12 8 (2.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (4.01%) Photoshop
4 13 (3.48%) MS Office
5 10 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 8 (2.14%) MS Project
7 5 (1.34%) HipChat
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.27%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.08%) GitHub
3 10 (2.67%) OpenShift
4 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.07%) IaaS
6 4 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.53%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.53%) PaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.42%) HTTP
2 13 (3.48%) OpenLDAP
2 13 (3.48%) AMQP
3 11 (2.94%) LDAP
4 10 (2.67%) SSL
4 10 (2.67%) Firewall
5 9 (2.41%) VPN
6 7 (1.87%) Internet
7 5 (1.34%) DNS
8 4 (1.07%) DMZ
9 3 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.80%) Network Security
10 2 (0.53%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.53%) DSL
11 1 (0.27%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.27%) IPsec
11 1 (0.27%) OSPF
11 1 (0.27%) BGP
11 1 (0.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 40 (10.70%) MongoDB
3 36 (9.63%) HBase
4 30 (8.02%) MySQL
5 28 (7.49%) SQL Server
6 22 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (5.08%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.74%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.67%) Redis
9 10 (2.67%) Big Data
10 9 (2.41%) Infinispan
10 9 (2.41%) Riak
10 9 (2.41%) InterSystems Cache
11 7 (1.87%) DB2
12 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.80%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 354 (94.65%) JIRA
2 124 (33.16%) Jenkins
3 114 (30.48%) Git (software)
4 78 (20.86%) Maven
5 75 (20.05%) Cucumber
6 52 (13.90%) Selenium
7 41 (10.96%) Subversion
8 37 (9.89%) Gradle
9 36 (9.63%) JUnit
9 36 (9.63%) IntelliJ
10 32 (8.56%) Spock
10 32 (8.56%) Geb
11 31 (8.29%) Artifactory
12 25 (6.68%) JMeter
13 21 (5.61%) Hudson
14 20 (5.35%) SonarQube
15 18 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (4.55%) Mercurial
16 17 (4.55%) Gerrit
16 17 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 50 (13.37%) Finance
2 22 (5.88%) Banking
3 19 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.48%) Retail
5 9 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.80%) Front Office
8 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (37.43%) Developer
2 69 (18.45%) Java Developer
3 40 (10.70%) Analyst
4 30 (8.02%) Business Analyst
5 28 (7.49%) Project Manager
6 27 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (4.55%) Tester
7 17 (4.55%) Architect
7 17 (4.55%) Administrator
8 16 (4.28%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (4.01%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.48%) Automation Tester
11 10 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (2.67%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.14%) Consultant
12 8 (2.14%) Designer
13 7 (1.87%) Build Engineer
13 7 (1.87%) Middleware Developer
13 7 (1.87%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (24.06%) HTML
2 72 (19.25%) CSS
3 65 (17.38%) HTML5
4 63 (16.84%) Spring
5 61 (16.31%) Apache Camel
6 55 (14.71%) Web Services
7 51 (13.64%) JSON
8 47 (12.57%) jQuery
9 45 (12.03%) RESTful
10 42 (11.23%) JAX-RS
11 38 (10.16%) CSS3
12 35 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (8.56%) Spring Boot
13 32 (8.56%) Grails
14 29 (7.75%) REST
14 29 (7.75%) AngularJS
15 28 (7.49%) EJB
16 26 (6.95%) .NET
16 26 (6.95%) J2EE
17 25 (6.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.63%) User Experience
2 35 (9.36%) Wiki
3 23 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 21 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.01%) W3C
6 12 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.34%) STB
8 4 (1.07%) PKI
8 4 (1.07%) DataPower
8 4 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.07%) Tandem
9 3 (0.80%) Derivative
9 3 (0.80%) PMI
10 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.16%) Linux
2 63 (16.84%) CentOS
3 54 (14.44%) Ubuntu
4 40 (10.70%) Windows
5 27 (7.22%) UNIX
6 24 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.28%) Android
8 13 (3.48%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.14%) Solaris
10 6 (1.60%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.53%) AIX
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Debian
13 1 (0.27%) Fedora
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (74.33%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (36.90%) Scrum
3 122 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (30.75%) TDD
5 59 (15.78%) DevOps
6 55 (14.71%) BDD
7 48 (12.83%) Configuration Management
8 47 (12.57%) User Stories
9 45 (12.03%) Project Management
10 44 (11.76%) Microservices
11 39 (10.43%) Kanban
12 38 (10.16%) Open Source
13 37 (9.89%) Software Delivery
14 34 (9.09%) Waterfall
15 31 (8.29%) Automated Testing
16 30 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (8.02%) SDLC
17 28 (7.49%) API Development
17 28 (7.49%) E-Commerce
18 25 (6.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (50.80%) Java
2 94 (25.13%) JavaScript
3 51 (13.64%) Python
4 39 (10.43%) SQL
5 34 (9.09%) Groovy
6 29 (7.75%) PHP
7 28 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 23 (6.15%) Ruby
9 15 (4.01%) C#
10 14 (3.74%) Perl
10 14 (3.74%) C
11 9 (2.41%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.87%) Scala
13 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.34%) C++
14 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.07%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.80%) VBA
16 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 99 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 67 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
5 10 (2.67%) Degree
6 6 (1.60%) ISEB
7 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.27%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.27%) IIBA
9 1 (0.27%) CBAP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.83%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) WAI
3 4 (1.07%) WCAG
4 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) EMIR
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (7.22%) Varnish
2 17 (4.55%) vCloud
2 17 (4.55%) Docker
2 17 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.41%) Squid
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.80%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.27%) Samba
7 1 (0.27%) iptables
7 1 (0.27%) Postfix
7 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (15.51%) Puppet
2 21 (5.61%) Ansible
2 21 (5.61%) Rundeck
3 19 (5.08%) logstash
3 19 (5.08%) Salt
4 18 (4.81%) Kibana
5 17 (4.55%) ZABBIX
6 16 (4.28%) Vagrant
7 14 (3.74%) HAProxy
8 13 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (3.48%) yum
9 6 (1.60%) Nagios
10 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.53%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.27%) SELinux
12 1 (0.27%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 125 (33.42%) Atlassian
2 53 (14.17%) Red Hat
3 42 (11.23%) Oracle
4 26 (6.95%) VMware
5 22 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.28%) Adobe
7 13 (3.48%) Google
8 12 (3.21%) Splunk
9 10 (2.67%) Pega
9 10 (2.67%) IBM
10 9 (2.41%) Twitter
11 7 (1.87%) SAP
12 6 (1.60%) Informatica
13 5 (1.34%) webMethods
13 5 (1.34%) HP
13 5 (1.34%) Rackspace
13 5 (1.34%) Zend
14 4 (1.07%) Cadence
14 4 (1.07%) hybris
14 4 (1.07%) Sun
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