The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 23 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.31% 1.29% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 10.53% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
24 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.69% 12.26% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 17
Median daily rate £400 £238 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Microservices
4 9 (64.29%) C#
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
7 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (35.71%) REST
7 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
7 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) SOA
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 5 (35.71%) JBoss
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 5 (35.71%) Middleware
8 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) NUnit
8 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
8 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) NUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Microservices
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
5 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
5 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) Loose Coupling
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) SOLID
6 4 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (28.57%) YAGNI
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Apigee
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Mashery