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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £53.00
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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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
241 202 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.90% 16.30% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 90
Average daily rate £375 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.40 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.49 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
2 9 (69.23%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Atlassian
4 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) AMQP
4 7 (53.85%) Mercurial
4 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
4 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
4 7 (53.85%) MapReduce
4 7 (53.85%) Big Data
4 7 (53.85%) Gradle
4 7 (53.85%) User Stories
4 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (53.85%) Software Delivery
4 7 (53.85%) Ant

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) AMQP
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 7 (53.85%) Big Data
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) BigQuery
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) Mercurial
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) Gradle
3 7 (53.85%) Ant
3 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Writer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Author
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) EJB
1 7 (53.85%) JMS
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) Java EE
1 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Social Network
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Interactive TV
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
3 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) MapReduce
3 7 (53.85%) User Stories
3 7 (53.85%) Software Delivery
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) B2C
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Atlassian
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) hybris
4 1 (7.69%) Google