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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 126 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.36% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £53.00
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
494 451 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.96% 17.83% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 273 225
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -8 2 £375 -14.28%
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) NetBeans
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) JSF
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) MyBatis
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 3 (50.00%) JPA
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) NetBeans
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) JSF
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) MyBatis
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) JPA
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe