The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.098% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.25% 0.50% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £325 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +10.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £438
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +288.88%

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 202 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.60% 19.84% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 134 98
Median daily rate £438 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Median hourly rate £53.75 £55.65 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +30.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £16.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Wiki
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Hortonworks
4 3 (50.00%) Kafka
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Pig
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (50.00%) OrientDB
4 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) OrientDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) Protractor
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (50.00%) Wiki
2 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Percona
2 1 (16.67%) VMware