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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 238 216 235
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing Confluence 19 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.26% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 1.53% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 1
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£375 £260 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £53.00
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
1545 1571 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.53% 17.12% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 873 804
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 71 91
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 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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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
Oxfordshire -7 9 £450 +260.00%
Berkshire +3 4 £348 -7.33%
Hampshire +3 4 £375 +15.38% 3
Middlesex +8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £500 +300.00% 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (96.30%) JIRA
2 30 (55.56%) Puppet
3 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (46.30%) Linux
4 25 (46.30%) Red Hat
5 19 (35.19%) Web Services
5 19 (35.19%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle
6 18 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (31.48%) DevOps
7 17 (31.48%) Migration
8 15 (27.78%) Network Security
9 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
10 13 (24.07%) JUnit
10 13 (24.07%) User Stories
10 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (24.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (20.37%) Vagrant
11 11 (20.37%) Cucumber
11 11 (20.37%) Ruby
11 11 (20.37%) Atlassian
12 10 (18.52%) Maven
12 10 (18.52%) JMeter
12 10 (18.52%) Scrum
12 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
12 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.67%) SoapUI
13 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (7.41%) Drupal
1 4 (7.41%) CMS
1 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.85%) WildFly
3 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (24.07%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Network Security
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
2 6 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 4 (7.41%) AMQP
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (3.70%) IPsec
5 2 (3.70%) IPv6
5 2 (3.70%) OSPF
5 2 (3.70%) BGP
5 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.85%) 2G
6 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.41%) SAP BW
4 4 (7.41%) SAP BI
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data
5 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (96.30%) JIRA
2 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (24.07%) JUnit
4 11 (20.37%) Cucumber
5 10 (18.52%) Maven
5 10 (18.52%) JMeter
6 9 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 7 (12.96%) RSpec
7 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
7 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (11.11%) Subversion
9 5 (9.26%) Gerrit
9 5 (9.26%) Gradle
10 4 (7.41%) Ant
10 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
10 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
11 2 (3.70%) Selenium
11 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
11 2 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Test Leader
3 7 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Linux Support
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 5 (9.26%) J2EE
4 4 (7.41%) Java EE
4 4 (7.41%) JSON
4 4 (7.41%) JMS
4 4 (7.41%) EJB
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) LAMP
6 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Wiki
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) FMCG
6 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.41%) SUSE
4 4 (7.41%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) CentOS
5 2 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) DevOps
2 17 (31.48%) Migration
3 13 (24.07%) User Stories
4 10 (18.52%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.81%) Open Source
7 7 (12.96%) Kanban
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
10 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.41%) SEO
10 4 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) Java
2 11 (20.37%) Ruby
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) VBScript
5 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) Korn
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CBAP
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) NFS
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Samba
3 2 (3.70%) iptables
3 2 (3.70%) Postfix
3 2 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Puppet
2 11 (20.37%) Vagrant
3 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.70%) Salt
5 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.85%) Kibana
6 1 (1.85%) Ansible
6 1 (1.85%) logstash
6 1 (1.85%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Red Hat
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 11 (20.37%) Atlassian
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) SAP
7 4 (7.41%) VMware
7 4 (7.41%) NetApp
7 4 (7.41%) Adobe
7 4 (7.41%) Sun
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft