The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
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
Confluence
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
576 407 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.69% 13.46% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 217 181
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 35
Average hourly rate £16.84 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £33.00
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 the North West

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £500 -
Cheshire - 5 £425 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £325 - 2
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (86.36%) JIRA
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) Subversion
5 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (59.09%) Atlassian
6 13 (59.09%) Scrum
7 12 (54.55%) JUnit
7 12 (54.55%) OO
7 12 (54.55%) Linux
8 11 (50.00%) TDD
9 10 (45.45%) Gradle
9 10 (45.45%) Windows
10 9 (40.91%) HTML
10 9 (40.91%) Java EE
11 8 (36.36%) JSON
11 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
11 8 (36.36%) Project Management
12 7 (31.82%) JMS
12 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
12 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
12 7 (31.82%) Internet
12 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
12 7 (31.82%) Ant
12 7 (31.82%) Oracle
12 7 (31.82%) EJB
12 7 (31.82%) Web Services
12 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
12 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
1 7 (31.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Big Data
1 7 (31.82%) Hadoop
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
1 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) JIRA
2 15 (68.18%) Subversion
3 12 (54.55%) JUnit
4 10 (45.45%) Gradle
5 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
5 7 (31.82%) Ant
5 7 (31.82%) Mercurial
5 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.64%) Maven
7 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
7 3 (13.64%) FishEye
8 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Tools Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Writer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) Java EE
2 8 (36.36%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) JMS
3 7 (31.82%) EJB
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) JSP
5 5 (22.73%) XSD
5 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Ajax
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) Java SE
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.55%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (4.55%) Social Network
4 1 (4.55%) Interactive TV
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) OO
5 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 8 (36.36%) Project Management
7 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) User Stories
7 7 (31.82%) MapReduce
7 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
8 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 5 (22.73%) B2C
9 5 (22.73%) MVC
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
10 4 (18.18%) BDD
10 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 4 (18.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
1 7 (31.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Atlassian
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) hybris
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Google