The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 88 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 17 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 0.42% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate £188 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
Confluence
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
294 244 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 17.21% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the Manchester region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (63.16%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 7 (36.84%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (26.32%) B2C
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) JSP
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) XSD
7 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) Ajax

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
1 8 (42.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) Axure RP
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) FishEye
5 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) PMO Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Project Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Project Office Support
1 7 (36.84%) Project Support Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Support Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Hybris Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PMO Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) Ajax
3 5 (26.32%) JSP
3 5 (26.32%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) XSD
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.26%) ELK Stack
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) B2C
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Data Validation
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) SEO
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Graylog
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) hybris
3 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.26%) New Relic
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
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