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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 219 234 217
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Confluence 39 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.045% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 1
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£375 £210 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
1708 1507 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 17.05% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 775 638
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 83 96
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(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
Hampshire 0 13 £385 - 2
Berkshire +3 11 £300 +42.85% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 56 (90.32%) JIRA
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Puppet
4 24 (38.71%) Linux
5 23 (37.10%) Java
5 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
6 19 (30.65%) Oracle
7 18 (29.03%) Web Services
8 17 (27.42%) JUnit
8 17 (27.42%) DevOps
9 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (24.19%) Network Security
10 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
10 15 (24.19%) Migration
10 15 (24.19%) Scrum
11 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (19.35%) Cucumber
12 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (19.35%) JMeter
12 12 (19.35%) Maven
13 11 (17.74%) Ruby
13 11 (17.74%) User Stories
13 11 (17.74%) Vagrant
13 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
13 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.13%) Kanban
14 10 (16.13%) Atlassian
15 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
15 9 (14.52%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (14.52%) MS Excel

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (8.06%) Drupal
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.61%) WildFly
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.61%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) Mule
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Network Security
2 6 (9.68%) LAN
2 6 (9.68%) WAN
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) AMQP
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) IPv6
5 2 (3.23%) LDAP
5 2 (3.23%) OSPF
5 2 (3.23%) BGP
5 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.61%) 2G
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
1 6 (9.68%) Big Data
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) DataStax
6 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 56 (90.32%) JIRA
2 17 (27.42%) JUnit
3 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 12 (19.35%) JMeter
4 12 (19.35%) Maven
5 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
6 9 (14.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (12.90%) Subversion
7 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
7 8 (12.90%) RSpec
8 5 (8.06%) Gerrit
9 4 (6.45%) Selenium
9 4 (6.45%) Gradle
10 3 (4.84%) Zephyr
10 3 (4.84%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.84%) Ant
10 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.45%) Electronics
5 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Test Leader
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Web Services
2 7 (11.29%) J2EE
3 6 (9.68%) CSS
3 6 (9.68%) jQuery
3 6 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 5 (8.06%) XML
4 5 (8.06%) HTML
5 4 (6.45%) Ajax
5 4 (6.45%) Java EE
5 4 (6.45%) JSON
5 4 (6.45%) Spring
6 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
6 3 (4.84%) XSD
6 3 (4.84%) JSP
6 3 (4.84%) EJB
6 3 (4.84%) JMS
7 2 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (3.23%) Velocity
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
7 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) Wiki
4 4 (6.45%) DTV
5 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.90%) UNIX
4 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.45%) Windows
5 4 (6.45%) SUSE
6 3 (4.84%) CentOS
7 2 (3.23%) HPUX
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) DevOps
3 15 (24.19%) Migration
3 15 (24.19%) Scrum
4 11 (17.74%) User Stories
4 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.13%) Kanban
6 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
8 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.68%) OO
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) TDD
11 4 (6.45%) CRM
11 4 (6.45%) SEO
11 4 (6.45%) MVC
11 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) Ruby
3 6 (9.68%) Perl
4 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.45%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) VBScript
5 4 (6.45%) C#
5 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Korn
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) VCP4
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) NFS
2 2 (3.23%) Samba
2 2 (3.23%) XenServer
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Postfix
3 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (46.77%) Puppet
2 11 (17.74%) Vagrant
3 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.61%) Kibana
6 1 (1.61%) Ansible
6 1 (1.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
2 19 (30.65%) Oracle
3 10 (16.13%) Atlassian
4 8 (12.90%) HP
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.29%) SAP
6 5 (8.06%) Adobe
7 4 (6.45%) Sun
7 4 (6.45%) NetApp
8 3 (4.84%) hybris
8 3 (4.84%) VMware
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix
10 1 (1.61%) RedPrairie
10 1 (1.61%) Endeca
10 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
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