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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 117 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.23% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £293 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -15.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Confluence
UK

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
536 408 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.30% 15.38% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 219 203
Average daily rate £380 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 6 £375 +28.20%
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Servlets
3 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
5 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) NetBeans
6 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) JSP
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) JUnit
6 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Mockito
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 3 (30.00%) IPsec

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (10.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) IPsec
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Mockito
2 4 (40.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (20.00%) FishEye
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Servlets
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) JSP
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) JSF
3 3 (30.00%) JSTL
3 3 (30.00%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (30.00%) STL
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) Xen
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) VMware