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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 281 344 386
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +42
Contract jobs citing Confluence 126 77 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.32% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 1.78% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 47 21
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 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4432 4322 4628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.85% 17.81% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2910 2752 2993
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 162
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.15 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +29 24 £475 +18.67% 5
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 192 (90.57%) JIRA
2 83 (39.15%) Java
3 82 (38.68%) Git (software)
4 77 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (25.00%) Linux
6 50 (23.58%) Atlassian
7 48 (22.64%) Maven
8 46 (21.70%) DevOps
9 45 (21.23%) Jenkins
9 45 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (20.75%) Scrum
11 43 (20.28%) Subversion
12 42 (19.81%) UNIX
13 41 (19.34%) TDD
14 40 (18.87%) JavaScript
15 39 (18.40%) Web Services
15 39 (18.40%) XML
16 34 (16.04%) HTML
17 33 (15.57%) SQL
17 33 (15.57%) Finance
18 32 (15.09%) E-Commerce
18 32 (15.09%) jQuery
19 30 (14.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 29 (13.68%) Configuration Management
20 29 (13.68%) Windows
20 29 (13.68%) CSS
21 28 (13.21%) QA
21 28 (13.21%) HTML5
21 28 (13.21%) NoSQL
22 27 (12.74%) Security Cleared

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (11.79%) Apache
2 16 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.72%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.25%) Node.js
5 5 (2.36%) GemFire
5 5 (2.36%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.36%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.89%) WordPress
6 4 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.94%) IIS
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) Moodle
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.94%) Drupal
7 2 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 23 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.72%) MS Office
2 10 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) RMDS
1 6 (2.83%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.36%) GitHub
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.66%) Firewall
1 12 (5.66%) DNS
2 8 (3.77%) HTTP
3 6 (2.83%) LDAP
3 6 (2.83%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.83%) SSH
4 4 (1.89%) Internet
5 3 (1.42%) AMQP
6 2 (0.94%) RFID
6 2 (0.94%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) MVNO
7 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.21%) NoSQL
2 25 (11.79%) MySQL
3 16 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.60%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (5.19%) DB2
6 10 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.83%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.36%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.36%) Impala
9 5 (2.36%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 192 (90.57%) JIRA
2 82 (38.68%) Git (software)
3 48 (22.64%) Maven
4 45 (21.23%) Jenkins
5 43 (20.28%) Subversion
6 30 (14.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (12.74%) TeamCity
8 15 (7.08%) JUnit
9 10 (4.72%) Selenium
10 9 (4.25%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.77%) Bower
11 8 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (3.77%) Yeoman
11 8 (3.77%) Grunt
11 8 (3.77%) Jasmine
12 7 (3.30%) Capybara
13 6 (2.83%) Ant
13 6 (2.83%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.83%) Hudson
14 5 (2.36%) FishEye
General
1 33 (15.57%) Finance
2 20 (9.43%) Banking
3 15 (7.08%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.60%) Front Office
5 11 (5.19%) Retail
6 8 (3.77%) Marketing
7 5 (2.36%) Publishing
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.42%) Electronics
8 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.94%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.47%) International Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (33.96%) Developer
2 31 (14.62%) Analyst
3 23 (10.85%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.13%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.66%) Administrator
7 10 (4.72%) Architect
8 8 (3.77%) Project Planner
8 8 (3.77%) Consultant
8 8 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (3.30%) Configuration Engineer
9 7 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.83%) Middleware Developer
10 6 (2.83%) QA Consultant
11 5 (2.36%) Project Manager
12 4 (1.89%) Tester
12 4 (1.89%) Author
12 4 (1.89%) Technical Author
12 4 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.40%) Web Services
1 39 (18.40%) XML
2 34 (16.04%) HTML
3 32 (15.09%) jQuery
4 29 (13.68%) CSS
5 28 (13.21%) HTML5
6 27 (12.74%) RESTful
7 25 (11.79%) Spring
7 25 (11.79%) JSON
8 21 (9.91%) Middleware
9 20 (9.43%) AngularJS
10 18 (8.49%) .NET
10 18 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (8.02%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (7.55%) Apache Camel
12 16 (7.55%) CSS3
13 14 (6.60%) XSD
14 13 (6.13%) Hibernate
15 12 (5.66%) JPA
15 12 (5.66%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.60%) Open Source
4 13 (6.13%) Wiki
4 13 (6.13%) Derivative
4 13 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.19%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.77%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.30%) Equities
8 6 (2.83%) EPoS
9 5 (2.36%) Video on Demand
9 5 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.36%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.42%) STB
10 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.94%) VLE
11 2 (0.94%) FMCG
11 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.00%) Linux
2 42 (19.81%) UNIX
3 29 (13.68%) Windows
4 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.77%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.36%) CentOS
7 4 (1.89%) pSOS
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.70%) DevOps
3 45 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (20.75%) Scrum
5 41 (19.34%) TDD
6 32 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 29 (13.68%) Configuration Management
8 26 (12.26%) OO
9 22 (10.38%) UML
10 19 (8.96%) Release Management
11 15 (7.08%) Low Latency
11 15 (7.08%) User Stories
11 15 (7.08%) SOA
12 13 (6.13%) OOP
12 13 (6.13%) Project Management
12 13 (6.13%) Migration
13 12 (5.66%) Pair Programming
13 12 (5.66%) Change Management
13 12 (5.66%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 83 (39.15%) Java
2 40 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 33 (15.57%) SQL
4 19 (8.96%) Perl
5 17 (8.02%) Shell Script
6 15 (7.08%) C#
7 14 (6.60%) Ruby
8 9 (4.25%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.25%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.25%) VBA
9 8 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.30%) Python
11 6 (2.83%) XPath
12 5 (2.36%) XQuery
12 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.89%) C
13 4 (1.89%) PHP
14 2 (0.94%) VC++
14 2 (0.94%) C++
14 2 (0.94%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 27 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) Degree
4 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.30%) MAPM
4 7 (3.30%) PMP
4 7 (3.30%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.36%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) PhD
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) IIBA
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) WCAG
3 1 (0.47%) EMIR
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.89%) KVM
2 3 (1.42%) vSphere
2 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.66%) Puppet
3 9 (4.25%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (3.77%) Nagios
5 7 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.89%) Ganglia
7 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.94%) Salt
8 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 50 (23.58%) Atlassian
2 27 (12.74%) Oracle
3 23 (10.85%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.91%) JBoss
5 13 (6.13%) 29West
5 13 (6.13%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.66%) Ab Initio
7 11 (5.19%) VMware
8 10 (4.72%) Sybase
9 8 (3.77%) Splunk
10 6 (2.83%) ION Trading
11 5 (2.36%) hybris
11 5 (2.36%) Adobe
11 5 (2.36%) Informatica
11 5 (2.36%) webMethods
12 4 (1.89%) IBM
12 4 (1.89%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.42%) InterSystems
13 3 (1.42%) Perforce
13 3 (1.42%) TIBCO
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