The first table below looks at the demand for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 25 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 Manchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
192 221 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.34% 19.61% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 138
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Confluence
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian