The first table below looks at the demand for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 31 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 Luton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 29 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.57% 2.47% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.00% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.76% 19.75% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 3
Average daily rate £425 £275 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -17.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the Luton region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) Log4Net
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Smartphone

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Log4Net
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Integration Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
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