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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 79 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% - 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £273
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
215 226 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 19.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £239 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) EJB
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) AMQP
4 4 (57.14%) Mercurial
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Logistics

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) EJB
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) JMS
1 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat