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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 186 239 219
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -20
Contract jobs citing Confluence 77 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.77% 1.57% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 9
Median daily rate £420 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
1615 1592 1665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.28% 16.63% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 978 898
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 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 74
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.68 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.59% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £36.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +16 29 £390 -
Oxfordshire +7 13 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +12 8 £363 +3.57% 6
Surrey - 8 £500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Hampshire +5 5 £463 +23.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £363 -
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 156 (99.36%) JIRA
2 140 (89.17%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (60.51%) Java
4 92 (58.60%) Jenkins
5 90 (57.32%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (52.87%) JUnit
7 73 (46.50%) Scrum
8 72 (45.86%) REST
9 69 (43.95%) Spring
10 64 (40.76%) Ajax
10 64 (40.76%) Git (software)
11 63 (40.13%) Open Source
12 57 (36.31%) Automated Testing
13 55 (35.03%) Scala
14 53 (33.76%) Ruby
14 53 (33.76%) Subversion
14 53 (33.76%) HTML
14 53 (33.76%) CSS
15 51 (32.48%) Python
16 50 (31.85%) HTTP
16 50 (31.85%) Ruby on Rails
16 50 (31.85%) Google
16 50 (31.85%) Guice
16 50 (31.85%) JSON
16 50 (31.85%) Django
16 50 (31.85%) CSS3
16 50 (31.85%) HTML5
16 50 (31.85%) Play Framework
17 48 (30.57%) RESTful
17 48 (30.57%) OWASP

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 15 (9.55%) IIS
2 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.64%) Documentum
4 1 (0.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) SAP CRM
1 3 (1.91%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
3 1 (0.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (31.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) DHCP
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) IPsec
2 1 (0.64%) IPv6
2 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.64%) OpenVPN
2 1 (0.64%) OSPF
2 1 (0.64%) Quagga
2 1 (0.64%) Skype
2 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.55%) MySQL
3 3 (1.91%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 156 (99.36%) JIRA
2 92 (58.60%) Jenkins
3 83 (52.87%) JUnit
4 64 (40.76%) Git (software)
5 53 (33.76%) Subversion
6 33 (21.02%) Maven
7 32 (20.38%) Selenium
8 31 (19.75%) SoapUI
9 26 (16.56%) Cucumber
10 20 (12.74%) Talend Open Studio
11 17 (10.83%) Ant
12 15 (9.55%) Gradle
12 15 (9.55%) WebDriver
13 14 (8.92%) Hudson
13 14 (8.92%) JMeter
13 14 (8.92%) jMock
14 8 (5.10%) Gatling
15 4 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 3 (1.91%) Zephyr
17 2 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (11.46%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Retail
3 8 (5.10%) Publishing
4 3 (1.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Developer
2 53 (33.76%) Analyst
3 37 (23.57%) Java Developer
4 34 (21.66%) Scala Developer
5 30 (19.11%) Test Analyst
6 21 (13.38%) Java Scala Developer
7 18 (11.46%) Business Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (8.28%) QA Analyst
9 13 (8.28%) QA Engineer
10 12 (7.64%) Lead Developer
10 12 (7.64%) Software Developer
11 11 (7.01%) Agile Test Analyst
12 10 (6.37%) C# Developer
12 10 (6.37%) QA Test Analyst
12 10 (6.37%) Tester
13 9 (5.73%) Project Manager
14 8 (5.10%) Analyst Developer
14 8 (5.10%) Java Analyst Developer
14 8 (5.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.86%) REST
2 69 (43.95%) Spring
3 64 (40.76%) Ajax
4 53 (33.76%) CSS
4 53 (33.76%) HTML
5 50 (31.85%) CSS3
5 50 (31.85%) Django
5 50 (31.85%) Guice
5 50 (31.85%) HTML5
5 50 (31.85%) JSON
5 50 (31.85%) Play Framework
5 50 (31.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 48 (30.57%) RESTful
7 40 (25.48%) Spring MVC
8 37 (23.57%) Web Services
9 16 (10.19%) XML
10 15 (9.55%) SOAP
11 14 (8.92%) Hibernate
11 14 (8.92%) JMS
11 14 (8.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.20%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.46%) User Experience
3 15 (9.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.55%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.91%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.91%) iPad
6 3 (1.91%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) AS400
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.64%) IVR
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.39%) Linux
2 9 (5.73%) Unix
3 8 (5.10%) Windows
4 3 (1.91%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) SmartOS
6 1 (0.64%) Solaris
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (89.17%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (57.32%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (46.50%) Scrum
4 63 (40.13%) Open Source
5 57 (36.31%) Automated Testing
6 48 (30.57%) OWASP
7 42 (26.75%) Configuration Management
7 42 (26.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 41 (26.11%) Web Design
9 40 (25.48%) MVC
10 35 (22.29%) Performance Testing
11 30 (19.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (18.47%) Kanban
13 27 (17.20%) User Stories
14 26 (16.56%) Functional Testing
15 25 (15.92%) TDD
16 24 (15.29%) BDD
17 22 (14.01%) Service Design
18 21 (13.38%) Web Development
19 20 (12.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (60.51%) Java
2 55 (35.03%) Scala
3 53 (33.76%) Ruby
4 51 (32.48%) Python
5 48 (30.57%) C#
6 36 (22.93%) SQL
7 16 (10.19%) Groovy
8 8 (5.10%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.91%) ABAP
9 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) C-shell
11 1 (0.64%) Delphi
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) ISEB
2 25 (15.92%) Degree
3 23 (14.65%) ISTQB
4 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (25.48%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Btrfs
2 1 (0.64%) iptables
2 1 (0.64%) KVM
2 1 (0.64%) LXC
2 1 (0.64%) NFS
2 1 (0.64%) Snort
2 1 (0.64%) Squid
2 1 (0.64%) Varnish
2 1 (0.64%) vCloud
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) Puppet
2 3 (1.91%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.64%) Nagios
4 1 (0.64%) Nessus
4 1 (0.64%) rkt
4 1 (0.64%) Scalr
4 1 (0.64%) systemd
Vendors
1 50 (31.85%) Google
2 25 (15.92%) Atlassian
3 20 (12.74%) Talend
4 15 (9.55%) Oracle
5 14 (8.92%) Rally
6 7 (4.46%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.46%) Reuters
7 5 (3.18%) SAP
8 4 (2.55%) Adobe
9 3 (1.91%) HP
9 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.91%) VMware
10 2 (1.27%) hybris
10 2 (1.27%) Informatica
10 2 (1.27%) Pega
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.64%) Seapine
11 1 (0.64%) Splunk
11 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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