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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 25 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.66% 2.50% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.36% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
33 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.57% 15.00% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 3
Average daily rate £425 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -10.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 21 August 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 13 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (76.92%) VB
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (69.23%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) IIS
4 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
6 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (38.46%) FinalBuilder
7 4 (30.77%) MSMQ
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Log4Net
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
8 3 (23.08%) CMS
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) CMDB
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
4 4 (30.77%) Log4Net
5 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Integration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) MSMQ
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CMDB
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) VB
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
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