The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 218 252 240
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing Confluence 38 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.17% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 0.96% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 3
Average daily rate £338 £398 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +89.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £261 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Confluence
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1546 1663 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.01% 17.66% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 936 747
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 81
Average hourly rate £17.64 £18.25 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +18.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.48 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.59 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the South East region.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 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
Surrey +4 11 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £253 - 1
Berkshire +6 6 £150 -42.85% 2
Hampshire +12 5 £370 -6.32% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 -
East Sussex +6 1 £363 -14.70% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 61 (96.83%) JIRA
2 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.92%) Jenkins
4 18 (28.57%) Finance
4 18 (28.57%) HTML
4 18 (28.57%) Linux
5 17 (26.98%) Java
6 15 (23.81%) SAP
7 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (22.22%) Scrum
8 13 (20.63%) Oracle
8 13 (20.63%) HTML5
9 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 12 (19.05%) CSS
10 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
10 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
10 11 (17.46%) Electronics
10 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
10 11 (17.46%) Project Management
10 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
10 11 (17.46%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (17.46%) Spring
10 11 (17.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (17.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (17.46%) Marketing
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
11 10 (15.87%) User Stories
12 9 (14.29%) JUnit
12 9 (14.29%) Python

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.35%) Drupal
3 3 (4.76%) Documentum
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) GitHub
2 2 (3.17%) Yammer
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DHCP
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
1 3 (4.76%) SSH
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) IPv6
3 1 (1.59%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.59%) OSPF
3 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.35%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.76%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 61 (96.83%) JIRA
2 22 (34.92%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.29%) JUnit
5 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.52%) Ant
6 6 (9.52%) Maven
7 5 (7.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.94%) JMeter
7 5 (7.94%) Selenium
7 5 (7.94%) Subversion
8 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.76%) Gerrit
9 3 (4.76%) Gradle
9 3 (4.76%) Hudson
9 3 (4.76%) jMock
9 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.76%) WATIR
9 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Electronics
2 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
2 11 (17.46%) Marketing
2 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) PMO Assistant
5 5 (7.94%) QA Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Requirements Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.35%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Junior
6 4 (6.35%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Documentum Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) HTML
2 13 (20.63%) HTML5
3 12 (19.05%) CSS
4 11 (17.46%) Spring
5 9 (14.29%) REST
6 8 (12.70%) XML
7 7 (11.11%) Ajax
7 7 (11.11%) CSS3
7 7 (11.11%) Web Services
8 5 (7.94%) J2EE
8 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
9 4 (6.35%) Java EE
9 4 (6.35%) jQuery
9 4 (6.35%) LESS
9 4 (6.35%) Sass
10 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 3 (4.76%) RESTful
10 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.59%) SmartOS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (22.22%) Scrum
3 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.46%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
3 11 (17.46%) Project Management
4 10 (15.87%) User Stories
5 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
7 6 (9.52%) BDD
7 6 (9.52%) Kanban
7 6 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (7.94%) C#
6 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.76%) Groovy
9 2 (3.17%) Perl
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.17%) Scala
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) APMP
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Btrfs
2 1 (1.59%) iptables
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) LXC
2 1 (1.59%) Snort
2 1 (1.59%) Squid
2 1 (1.59%) Varnish
2 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.59%) Nessus
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) systemd
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) SAP
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.35%) Twitter
5 2 (3.17%) BEA
5 2 (3.17%) Google
5 2 (3.17%) hybris
5 2 (3.17%) Informatica
5 2 (3.17%) Pega
5 2 (3.17%) Rally
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Talend
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Progress
6 1 (1.59%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.59%) VMware