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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 302 342 383
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +41
Contract jobs citing Confluence 109 82 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 1.81% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 49 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
4522 4529 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.63% 17.97% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2949 2947 3074
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 115 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £59.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +32 18 £475 +18.60% 4
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 183 (91.50%) JIRA
2 82 (41.00%) Java
3 81 (40.50%) Git (software)
4 72 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (27.00%) Atlassian
6 53 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (25.00%) DevOps
8 49 (24.50%) Scrum
9 48 (24.00%) Linux
10 46 (23.00%) XML
10 46 (23.00%) UNIX
10 46 (23.00%) Subversion
11 44 (22.00%) Maven
11 44 (22.00%) Jenkins
12 43 (21.50%) TDD
13 39 (19.50%) JavaScript
14 37 (18.50%) HTML
15 35 (17.50%) jQuery
16 34 (17.00%) Web Services
16 34 (17.00%) Configuration Management
17 32 (16.00%) E-Commerce
18 30 (15.00%) CSS
18 30 (15.00%) Finance
19 29 (14.50%) SQL
19 29 (14.50%) JSON
20 28 (14.00%) HTML5
21 27 (13.50%) TeamCity
21 27 (13.50%) RESTful
21 27 (13.50%) UML
22 26 (13.00%) MySQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (10.50%) Apache
2 20 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.50%) Node.js
5 5 (2.50%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.50%) GemFire
5 5 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.00%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) Moodle
8 1 (0.50%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 23 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.00%) MS Office
3 9 (4.50%) MS Project
4 8 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) ION MarketView
1 6 (3.00%) RMDS
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.50%) GitHub
3 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) DNS
1 12 (6.00%) Firewall
2 9 (4.50%) HTTP
3 6 (3.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.00%) SSH
4 4 (2.00%) LDAP
4 4 (2.00%) Internet
5 3 (1.50%) FTP
5 3 (1.50%) AMQP
6 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.00%) RFID
7 1 (0.50%) DVB
7 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.50%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.50%) Multicast
7 1 (0.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.00%) MySQL
1 26 (13.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.50%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.50%) DB2
5 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.50%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.50%) Impala
7 5 (2.50%) CouchDB
8 4 (2.00%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 183 (91.50%) JIRA
2 81 (40.50%) Git (software)
3 46 (23.00%) Subversion
4 44 (22.00%) Maven
4 44 (22.00%) Jenkins
5 27 (13.50%) TeamCity
6 26 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (9.50%) JUnit
8 8 (4.00%) Selenium
8 8 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (4.00%) Yeoman
8 8 (4.00%) Bower
8 8 (4.00%) Jasmine
8 8 (4.00%) Grunt
9 6 (3.00%) FishEye
9 6 (3.00%) Capybara
9 6 (3.00%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.50%) Hudson
11 4 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (15.00%) Finance
2 21 (10.50%) Banking
3 14 (7.00%) Investment Banking
3 14 (7.00%) Front Office
4 7 (3.50%) Retail
5 6 (3.00%) Marketing
6 5 (2.50%) Publishing
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) International Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 77 (38.50%) Developer
2 26 (13.00%) Analyst
3 22 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.00%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.00%) Administrator
7 9 (4.50%) Consultant
7 9 (4.50%) Middleware Developer
7 9 (4.50%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.00%) Project Planner
8 8 (4.00%) Architect
9 7 (3.50%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (3.00%) QA Consultant
10 6 (3.00%) Configuration Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.50%) Tester
11 5 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
12 4 (2.00%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.00%) XML
2 37 (18.50%) HTML
3 35 (17.50%) jQuery
4 34 (17.00%) Web Services
5 30 (15.00%) CSS
6 29 (14.50%) JSON
7 28 (14.00%) HTML5
8 27 (13.50%) RESTful
9 25 (12.50%) Middleware
10 24 (12.00%) Spring
11 23 (11.50%) XSD
12 21 (10.50%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (9.00%) ActiveMQ
15 17 (8.50%) CSS3
15 17 (8.50%) Apache Camel
16 15 (7.50%) SOAP
17 14 (7.00%) .NET
18 13 (6.50%) Hibernate
18 13 (6.50%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (7.00%) Open Source
3 13 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.00%) Wiki
5 11 (5.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.50%) Derivative
7 8 (4.00%) Visualisation
8 7 (3.50%) Equities
8 7 (3.50%) Mainframe
9 6 (3.00%) Video on Demand
10 5 (2.50%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.00%) EPoS
12 3 (1.50%) STB
12 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.50%) IPTV
14 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
14 1 (0.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.00%) Linux
2 46 (23.00%) UNIX
3 25 (12.50%) Windows
4 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.00%) CentOS
6 4 (2.00%) pSOS
7 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (25.00%) DevOps
4 49 (24.50%) Scrum
5 43 (21.50%) TDD
6 34 (17.00%) Configuration Management
7 32 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 27 (13.50%) UML
9 23 (11.50%) OO
10 22 (11.00%) Release Management
11 16 (8.00%) Low Latency
11 16 (8.00%) Pair Programming
12 15 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (7.50%) Project Management
12 15 (7.50%) SOA
12 15 (7.50%) User Stories
12 15 (7.50%) Kanban
13 13 (6.50%) RUP
13 13 (6.50%) DSDM
13 13 (6.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.00%) Java
2 39 (19.50%) JavaScript
3 29 (14.50%) SQL
4 17 (8.50%) Perl
5 15 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.50%) C#
6 13 (6.50%) Ruby
7 10 (5.00%) VBA
8 9 (4.50%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.00%) XPath
10 6 (3.00%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.50%) XQuery
11 5 (2.50%) Python
11 5 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.00%) C
13 3 (1.50%) PHP
14 2 (1.00%) C++/CLI
14 2 (1.00%) C++
14 2 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.00%) Degree
4 7 (3.50%) PMP
4 7 (3.50%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.50%) MAPM
5 6 (3.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) PhD
7 2 (1.00%) ISEB
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.50%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.50%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) WCAG
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.00%) KVM
2 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.00%) vSphere
2 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) HDFS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (8.50%) Puppet
2 13 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (3.50%) Nagios
6 4 (2.00%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.00%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.00%) Salt
7 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (27.00%) Atlassian
2 25 (12.50%) Oracle
3 23 (11.50%) JBoss
4 21 (10.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.00%) 29West
6 11 (5.50%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.00%) Sybase
8 9 (4.50%) VMware
9 8 (4.00%) Splunk
10 7 (3.50%) Ab Initio
10 7 (3.50%) hybris
11 6 (3.00%) ION Trading
12 5 (2.50%) Informatica
13 3 (1.50%) InterSystems
13 3 (1.50%) Perforce
13 3 (1.50%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.00%) SaltStack
14 2 (1.00%) BI-SAM
14 2 (1.00%) FactSet
14 2 (1.00%) IBM
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