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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 18 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.07% 1.79% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 65.00% 6.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £363 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
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
20 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.87% 26.19% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 9
Average daily rate £463 £463 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Luton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Microservices
3 13 (61.90%) Data Transformation
3 13 (61.90%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
6 9 (42.86%) SOA
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) SOAP
6 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 9 (42.86%) Atlassian
6 9 (42.86%) REST
6 9 (42.86%) Low Latency
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (38.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (38.10%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (33.33%) User Stories
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Use Case
9 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 6 (28.57%) Retail
10 5 (23.81%) WCF
10 5 (23.81%) Project Planning

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (23.81%) Apache ServiceMix
1 5 (23.81%) Mule
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum Master
5 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Architect
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) REST
2 9 (42.86%) SOAP
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
4 5 (23.81%) MSMQ
4 5 (23.81%) WCF
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (38.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (66.67%) Microservices
2 13 (61.90%) Data Transformation
3 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
5 9 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 9 (42.86%) SOA
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (33.33%) User Stories
8 6 (28.57%) Change Management
8 6 (28.57%) Use Case
8 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 5 (23.81%) Open Source
9 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
9 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
10 4 (19.05%) SOLID
10 4 (19.05%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Atlassian
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) WSO2
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Apigee
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (4.76%) Mashery