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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 246 218 231
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing Confluence 30 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.31% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.64% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +52.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £421 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £416 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +60.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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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
1947 1704 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.33% 18.66% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 941 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Oxfordshire -15 11 £400 -
Hampshire -14 6 £375 +2.73%
Berkshire -4 3 £300 -29.41%
West Sussex -18 3 - -
Surrey -10 2 £485 +18.29%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - - 1
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England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) Oracle
4 22 (47.83%) Web Services
5 19 (41.30%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (39.13%) XML
6 18 (39.13%) Java
7 17 (36.96%) SQL
8 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
8 15 (32.61%) TDD
9 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (30.43%) CSS
9 14 (30.43%) HTML
9 14 (30.43%) MySQL
10 13 (28.26%) SAP
10 13 (28.26%) JBoss
10 13 (28.26%) JSON
10 13 (28.26%) jQuery
10 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
11 12 (26.09%) HTML5
11 12 (26.09%) CSS3
11 12 (26.09%) RESTful
11 12 (26.09%) Web Development
11 12 (26.09%) Java EE
11 12 (26.09%) Finance
11 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
12 11 (23.91%) Linux
12 11 (23.91%) JDBC
12 11 (23.91%) Progress

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
2 13 (28.26%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Documentum
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Drupal
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) SAP ERP
2 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) HTTP
2 8 (17.39%) Network Security
3 5 (10.87%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) AMQP
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MySQL
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (17.39%) SAP BW
4 7 (15.22%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
3 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.87%) Subversion
5 3 (6.52%) JUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) Toad
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.17%) Gradle
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Publishing
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Documentum Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.17%) Tester
10 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) Web Services
2 18 (39.13%) XML
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 13 (28.26%) JSON
4 13 (28.26%) jQuery
5 12 (26.09%) CSS3
5 12 (26.09%) RESTful
5 12 (26.09%) HTML5
5 12 (26.09%) Java EE
6 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
6 11 (23.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (23.91%) JDBC
7 8 (17.39%) J2EE
8 7 (15.22%) Spring
9 2 (4.35%) Ajax
9 2 (4.35%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.35%) XSD
9 2 (4.35%) JSP
9 2 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.09%) Web Development
5 11 (23.91%) Computer Security
5 11 (23.91%) BDD
6 10 (21.74%) User Stories
6 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (19.57%) Migration
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
8 8 (17.39%) ERP
8 8 (17.39%) Requirements Management
8 8 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (17.39%) DevOps
9 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.70%) OO
11 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CBAP
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) SAP
3 11 (23.91%) Progress
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) Adobe
6 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.35%) BEA
6 2 (4.35%) hybris
7 1 (2.17%) Pega
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) webMethods
7 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Zend
7 1 (2.17%) IBM