The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +58.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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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
152 198 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.38% 21.98% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 80
Average daily rate £440 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.90 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Wiki
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) AIX

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio