The first table below looks at the demand for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.29% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.62% 18.26% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 58 70
Average daily rate £350 £316 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Confluence
Berkshire

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Maven
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (40.00%) hybris
5 4 (40.00%) iPad
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Kanban
5 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) SEO
5 4 (40.00%) B2C
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
1 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) XSD
2 4 (40.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) OSGi
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
5 1 (10.00%) LESS
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) WAMP
5 1 (10.00%) MooTools
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 4 (40.00%) B2C
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe