The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 29 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.18% 0.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.31% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
Confluence
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
61 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.91% 14.48% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 26
Average daily rate £400 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £152 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Northampton - 13 £325 -
Confluence
East Midlands

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Ruby
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) yum
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Velocity
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) User Experience
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 1 (6.67%) DTV
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Electronics
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) J2EE
8 1 (6.67%) MySQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) B2C
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) SAP