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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 213 244 247
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +3
Contract jobs citing Confluence 30 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.046% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £254 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £260 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Hampshire 0 15 £365 +40.38% 4
Surrey - 6 £410 - 4
Berkshire - 5 £236 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 59 (96.72%) JIRA
2 43 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (55.74%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) Scrum
5 27 (44.26%) XML
6 26 (42.62%) Subversion
7 25 (40.98%) XSD
7 25 (40.98%) Spring
8 24 (39.34%) JUnit
9 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
9 20 (32.79%) E-Commerce
10 19 (31.15%) HTML
10 19 (31.15%) Integration Testing
11 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
11 18 (29.51%) Ajax
11 18 (29.51%) jQuery
11 18 (29.51%) MySQL
11 18 (29.51%) UNIX
11 18 (29.51%) CSS
11 18 (29.51%) JSP
11 18 (29.51%) MVC
12 17 (27.87%) B2C
12 17 (27.87%) Spring MVC
12 17 (27.87%) hybris
13 13 (21.31%) SAP
13 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
14 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (19.67%) Finance
15 10 (16.39%) SEO
15 10 (16.39%) Project Management

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.28%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (13.11%) MS Visio
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SAP ERP
2 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) SSH
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) MVNO
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
2 8 (13.11%) Big Data
2 8 (13.11%) Apache Accumulo
3 7 (11.48%) SAP BI
3 7 (11.48%) SAP BW
4 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 59 (96.72%) JIRA
2 26 (42.62%) Subversion
3 24 (39.34%) JUnit
4 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
5 9 (14.75%) Maven
6 8 (13.11%) Selenium
7 7 (11.48%) JMeter
7 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (8.20%) RSpec
9 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.56%) Zephyr
9 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
10 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.28%) Ant
12 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Marketing
3 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.20%) Electronics
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Hybris Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Lead Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Requirements Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) XML
2 25 (40.98%) XSD
2 25 (40.98%) Spring
3 19 (31.15%) HTML
4 18 (29.51%) Ajax
4 18 (29.51%) jQuery
4 18 (29.51%) CSS
4 18 (29.51%) JSP
5 17 (27.87%) Spring MVC
6 10 (16.39%) Web Services
6 10 (16.39%) J2EE
7 8 (13.11%) Kafka
7 8 (13.11%) Swing
8 5 (8.20%) SOAP
9 4 (6.56%) RESTful
9 4 (6.56%) REST
9 4 (6.56%) WSDL
10 2 (3.28%) OSGi
10 2 (3.28%) .NET
10 2 (3.28%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Open Source
2 5 (8.20%) DTV
3 4 (6.56%) GIS
4 2 (3.28%) Wiki
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) UNIX
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) CentOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
5 1 (1.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Scrum
3 20 (32.79%) E-Commerce
4 19 (31.15%) Integration Testing
5 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
5 18 (29.51%) MVC
6 17 (27.87%) B2C
7 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (16.39%) SEO
8 10 (16.39%) Project Management
8 10 (16.39%) OO
9 8 (13.11%) Data Validation
9 8 (13.11%) Requirements Management
9 8 (13.11%) User Stories
9 8 (13.11%) Validation
9 8 (13.11%) ERP
9 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.48%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) C
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
5 2 (3.28%) C#
5 2 (3.28%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.64%) C-shell
6 1 (1.64%) Korn
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) PHP5
6 1 (1.64%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) vCloud
2 1 (1.64%) NFS
2 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.56%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) YUM
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) hybris
2 13 (21.31%) SAP
3 7 (11.48%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.56%) HP
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.28%) Tripwire
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe
6 2 (3.28%) JBoss
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) BEA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) Vignette
7 1 (1.64%) Rackspace