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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank - 70 72
Contract jobs citing Confluence 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.20% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £294 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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Berkshire

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
186 167 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.08% 16.77% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 94 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £266 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £9.00 £33.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.13% +157.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker