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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 206 240 228
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing Confluence 55 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.40% 1.57% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £368 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £447 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -
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
1620 1787 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 18.19% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1061 945
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 85
Median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +9 16 £363 -
Oxfordshire +7 13 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +19 9 £450 +50.00% 3
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £363 -
Hampshire +12 4 £325 -13.90% 1
East Sussex - 3 £351 - 1
Surrey +5 1 £425 -12.37% 4
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 144 (100.00%) JIRA
2 134 (93.06%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (63.19%) Java
4 87 (60.42%) Jenkins
5 86 (59.72%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (53.47%) Scrum
7 75 (52.08%) JUnit
8 63 (43.75%) REST
9 60 (41.67%) Spring
10 59 (40.97%) Git (software)
11 55 (38.19%) Ajax
12 54 (37.50%) Open Source
13 50 (34.72%) Automated Testing
14 47 (32.64%) HTML
14 47 (32.64%) CSS
14 47 (32.64%) RESTful
15 45 (31.25%) Subversion
15 45 (31.25%) Scala
16 44 (30.56%) HTML5
16 44 (30.56%) CSS3
16 44 (30.56%) Ruby
17 43 (29.86%) JSON
18 42 (29.17%) Django
18 42 (29.17%) Guice
18 42 (29.17%) Google
18 42 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails
18 42 (29.17%) HTTP
18 42 (29.17%) Play Framework
19 41 (28.47%) Python
20 40 (27.78%) Web Services

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.72%) IIS
2 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Documentum
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) nginx
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP CRM
1 3 (2.08%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.08%) MySQL
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.39%) QlikView
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 144 (100.00%) JIRA
2 87 (60.42%) Jenkins
3 75 (52.08%) JUnit
4 59 (40.97%) Git (software)
5 45 (31.25%) Subversion
6 32 (22.22%) Maven
6 32 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 26 (18.06%) Selenium
8 19 (13.19%) Cucumber
9 18 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
10 16 (11.11%) Ant
11 14 (9.72%) Gradle
11 14 (9.72%) WebDriver
12 13 (9.03%) Hudson
12 13 (9.03%) JMeter
12 13 (9.03%) jMock
13 5 (3.47%) Gatling
14 4 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 2 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
3 8 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (45.14%) Developer
2 49 (34.03%) Analyst
3 36 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 29 (20.14%) Test Analyst
5 27 (18.75%) Scala Developer
6 20 (13.89%) Java Scala Developer
7 18 (12.50%) Business Analyst
8 15 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (7.64%) QA Analyst
10 10 (6.94%) Agile Test Analyst
10 10 (6.94%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.94%) Lead Developer
10 10 (6.94%) QA Engineer
11 9 (6.25%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 8 (5.56%) Test Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Analyst Developer
13 7 (4.86%) Java Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (43.75%) REST
2 60 (41.67%) Spring
3 55 (38.19%) Ajax
4 47 (32.64%) CSS
4 47 (32.64%) HTML
4 47 (32.64%) RESTful
5 44 (30.56%) CSS3
5 44 (30.56%) HTML5
6 43 (29.86%) JSON
7 42 (29.17%) Django
7 42 (29.17%) Guice
7 42 (29.17%) Play Framework
7 42 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 40 (27.78%) Web Services
9 34 (23.61%) Spring MVC
10 14 (9.72%) Java EE
10 14 (9.72%) SOAP
11 13 (9.03%) Hibernate
11 13 (9.03%) JMS
11 13 (9.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (10.42%) User Experience
4 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.47%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.78%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.08%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.39%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.69%) AS400
9 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.69%) iSeries
9 1 (0.69%) IVR
9 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.92%) Linux
2 4 (2.78%) Unix
3 3 (2.08%) Android
3 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (93.06%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (59.72%) Continuous Integration
3 77 (53.47%) Scrum
4 54 (37.50%) Open Source
5 50 (34.72%) Automated Testing
6 40 (27.78%) OWASP
7 39 (27.08%) Performance Testing
8 36 (25.00%) Kanban
9 35 (24.31%) Configuration Management
9 35 (24.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (24.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (24.31%) Web Design
10 34 (23.61%) MVC
10 34 (23.61%) User Stories
11 29 (20.14%) TDD
12 25 (17.36%) BDD
13 24 (16.67%) Functional Testing
14 21 (14.58%) Service Design
15 20 (13.89%) Project Management
16 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (63.19%) Java
2 45 (31.25%) Scala
3 44 (30.56%) Ruby
4 41 (28.47%) Python
5 40 (27.78%) C#
6 30 (20.83%) SQL
7 17 (11.81%) Groovy
8 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.08%) ABAP
9 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.39%) C++
10 2 (1.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) C-shell
11 1 (0.69%) Delphi
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (18.75%) Degree
2 26 (18.06%) ISEB
3 16 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (27.78%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) NFS
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Scalr
Vendors
1 42 (29.17%) Google
2 28 (19.44%) Atlassian
3 18 (12.50%) Talend
4 14 (9.72%) Rally
5 8 (5.56%) Oracle
6 7 (4.86%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.86%) Reuters
7 4 (2.78%) Adobe
7 4 (2.78%) SAP
8 2 (1.39%) HP
8 2 (1.39%) hybris
8 2 (1.39%) Pega
8 2 (1.39%) VMware
9 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.69%) ATG
9 1 (0.69%) Perforce
9 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.69%) Seapine
9 1 (0.69%) Serena
9 1 (0.69%) Splunk
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