The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 24 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.86% 0.50% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.00% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Confluence
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Application Platforms Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.53% 10.55% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 11
Average daily rate £250 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £313 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £518 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) CMDB
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) TestLink
5 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) WSO2
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) TestLink
3 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Installation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2