The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 120 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £349 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
505 457 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.31% 18.73% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 229 169
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £222 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +84.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -11 4 £363 +4.31%
Glasgow - - - -
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Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Cobertura
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Python

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Cobertura
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible