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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 128 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 28 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.25% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £319
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.13 - -
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
619 527 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.29% 16.74% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 285 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 16 £188 -62.50% 3
Cheshire -4 4 £425 -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Lancashire - 2 £400 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 44 (97.78%) JIRA
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Project Management
4 15 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
7 10 (22.22%) HTML
7 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (22.22%) Atlassian
8 9 (20.00%) Wiki
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (17.78%) SDLC
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
10 7 (15.56%) HP
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) QA
11 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.33%) nginx
11 6 (13.33%) RESTful
11 6 (13.33%) SaltStack
11 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (13.33%) Banking
11 6 (13.33%) Subversion

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (13.33%) nginx
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
1 3 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SNMP
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) 3G
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (97.78%) JIRA
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.33%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.89%) JMeter
5 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) FishEye
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) PMO Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Project Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Project Office Support
3 7 (15.56%) Project Support Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Support Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
4 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (13.33%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) Play Framework
6 4 (8.89%) Ajax
6 4 (8.89%) JSP
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
6 4 (8.89%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) XSD
7 1 (2.22%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
7 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Wiki
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) iPad
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) W3C
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
4 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Validation
6 4 (8.89%) B2C
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.67%) High Availability
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
3 5 (11.11%) Scala
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) WCAG
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Graylog
2 3 (6.67%) EdgeSight
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) Packer
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 7 (15.56%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) SaltStack
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) hybris
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) New Relic
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
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