The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 316 330 375
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +45
Contract jobs citing Confluence 100 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 1.24% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 39
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £342 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £524 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4356 3951 4428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.60% 17.97% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2988 2539 2671
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 135 126
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Confluence
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 26 £438 +2.94% 5
Harrow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 187 (90.78%) JIRA
2 95 (46.12%) Git (software)
3 87 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (38.35%) Maven
5 78 (37.86%) Java
6 63 (30.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 56 (27.18%) Jenkins
8 49 (23.79%) Subversion
9 47 (22.82%) Apache
10 44 (21.36%) Linux
11 39 (18.93%) UNIX
11 39 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (16.99%) JBoss
13 34 (16.50%) Atlassian
14 32 (15.53%) Security Cleared
14 32 (15.53%) XML
14 32 (15.53%) Scrum
15 31 (15.05%) SC Cleared
16 30 (14.56%) Apache Camel
16 30 (14.56%) E-Commerce
16 30 (14.56%) Oracle
16 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
16 30 (14.56%) ActiveMQ
17 27 (13.11%) Red Hat
18 26 (12.62%) Apache CXF
19 25 (12.14%) QA
20 24 (11.65%) TDD
20 24 (11.65%) HTML
20 24 (11.65%) CSS
21 23 (11.17%) SOA

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 47 (22.82%) Apache
2 11 (5.34%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.91%) CMS
4 6 (2.91%) WordPress
5 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.43%) Documentum
6 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.94%) Moodle
6 4 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) Drupal
7 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.49%) Zope
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Visio
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Project
2 4 (1.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.97%) InDesign
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.97%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.97%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.43%) DNS
2 4 (1.94%) LDAP
2 4 (1.94%) Firewall
3 3 (1.46%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.46%) DVB
4 2 (0.97%) SAN
4 2 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.49%) MRTG
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) RFID
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.71%) Oracle Database
2 20 (9.71%) DB2
3 11 (5.34%) MySQL
4 8 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.43%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.46%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.97%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 187 (90.78%) JIRA
2 95 (46.12%) Git (software)
3 79 (38.35%) Maven
4 63 (30.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 56 (27.18%) Jenkins
6 49 (23.79%) Subversion
7 20 (9.71%) JUnit
8 19 (9.22%) Selenium
9 13 (6.31%) SoapUI
10 11 (5.34%) FishEye
11 9 (4.37%) Ant
12 8 (3.88%) jMock
13 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.91%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.43%) Capybara
14 5 (2.43%) Cucumber
14 5 (2.43%) FitNesse
14 5 (2.43%) TestPartner
14 5 (2.43%) JMeter
14 5 (2.43%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (11.17%) Retail
2 19 (9.22%) Finance
3 16 (7.77%) Banking
4 13 (6.31%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.88%) Back Office
6 7 (3.40%) Front Office
7 6 (2.91%) Marketing
8 3 (1.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (22.33%) Developer
2 31 (15.05%) Analyst
3 26 (12.62%) Architect
4 18 (8.74%) Technical Architect
5 13 (6.31%) Administrator
6 10 (4.85%) Tester
6 10 (4.85%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.37%) Consultant
8 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.40%) Configuration Engineer
9 7 (3.40%) Java Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Environment Manager
9 7 (3.40%) Java Technical Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Senior Tester
9 7 (3.40%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.40%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.40%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.91%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.53%) XML
2 30 (14.56%) Apache Camel
2 30 (14.56%) ActiveMQ
3 26 (12.62%) Apache CXF
4 24 (11.65%) HTML
4 24 (11.65%) CSS
5 20 (9.71%) Web Services
5 20 (9.71%) Spring
6 18 (8.74%) .NET
7 16 (7.77%) OSGi
7 16 (7.77%) HTML5
8 15 (7.28%) jQuery
9 13 (6.31%) Middleware
10 10 (4.85%) XSD
11 9 (4.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (4.37%) Hibernate
11 9 (4.37%) SOAP
12 8 (3.88%) JSON
12 8 (3.88%) RESTful
12 8 (3.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Mainframe
2 15 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.31%) Derivative
4 11 (5.34%) Wiki
5 8 (3.88%) Equities
5 8 (3.88%) Open Source
6 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.91%) EPoS
7 6 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.43%) iPad
8 5 (2.43%) Social Network
9 4 (1.94%) W3C
9 4 (1.94%) VLE
9 4 (1.94%) STB
9 4 (1.94%) Social Media
9 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.36%) Linux
2 39 (18.93%) UNIX
3 19 (9.22%) Windows
4 9 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.46%) HPUX
7 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) pSOS
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (15.53%) Scrum
4 30 (14.56%) E-Commerce
5 24 (11.65%) TDD
6 23 (11.17%) SOA
7 22 (10.68%) Waterfall
8 20 (9.71%) Knowledge Management
9 19 (9.22%) Integration Testing
10 18 (8.74%) Incident Management
11 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (7.77%) PRINCE2
12 16 (7.77%) OO
13 15 (7.28%) Automated Testing
14 14 (6.80%) Kanban
15 13 (6.31%) Performance Testing
15 13 (6.31%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.31%) Migration
15 13 (6.31%) Project Management
16 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.86%) Java
2 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.71%) SQL
4 13 (6.31%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.88%) Perl
5 8 (3.88%) Python
6 7 (3.40%) Ruby
7 5 (2.43%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.43%) VB
7 5 (2.43%) PHP
8 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.97%) C#
9 2 (0.97%) VBA
10 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.43%) ISEB
4 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.46%) MAPM
4 3 (1.46%) Degree
4 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.46%) PMP
4 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) IIBA
5 1 (0.49%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) EMIR
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.94%) KVM
5 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.49%) Varnish
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.88%) Puppet
2 8 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.91%) Nagios
4 5 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.94%) MOM
5 4 (1.94%) Ganglia
5 4 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.46%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.97%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.49%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.49%) SCOM
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 35 (16.99%) JBoss
2 34 (16.50%) Atlassian
3 30 (14.56%) Oracle
4 27 (13.11%) Red Hat
5 22 (10.68%) Ab Initio
6 15 (7.28%) ServiceNow
6 15 (7.28%) webMethods
7 12 (5.83%) Adobe
7 12 (5.83%) VMware
8 11 (5.34%) IBM
9 7 (3.40%) hybris
9 7 (3.40%) Informatica
10 6 (2.91%) HP
10 6 (2.91%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.94%) Splunk
12 3 (1.46%) MarketAxess
12 3 (1.46%) InterSystems
12 3 (1.46%) SAP
12 3 (1.46%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.97%) Software AG
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