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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 209 232 246
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing Confluence 30 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.079% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 0.48% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
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£383 £251 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.39% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £230 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £260 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
1724 1459 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.80% 16.42% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 812 835
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 66 91
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 20 August 2014. 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
Hampshire -11 11 £365 +45.41% 2
Surrey - 10 £410 -
Berkshire - 5 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) JIRA
2 28 (53.85%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) XML
4 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (40.38%) Subversion
5 21 (40.38%) Scrum
5 21 (40.38%) XSD
5 21 (40.38%) Spring
6 18 (34.62%) JUnit
7 16 (30.77%) HTML
7 16 (30.77%) Tomcat
8 15 (28.85%) E-Commerce
8 15 (28.85%) MySQL
8 15 (28.85%) CSS
8 15 (28.85%) MVC
8 15 (28.85%) Ajax
8 15 (28.85%) jQuery
8 15 (28.85%) Integration Testing
9 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
9 14 (26.92%) JSP
9 14 (26.92%) UNIX
10 13 (25.00%) B2C
10 13 (25.00%) Spring MVC
10 13 (25.00%) hybris
11 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
12 11 (21.15%) Project Management
13 10 (19.23%) SEO
13 10 (19.23%) Maven
14 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) Data Validation

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) WordPress
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) SSH
2 1 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.92%) MVNO
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 8 (15.38%) Big Data
2 8 (15.38%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 4 (7.69%) SAP BI
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 52 (100.00%) JIRA
2 21 (40.38%) Subversion
3 18 (34.62%) JUnit
4 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 10 (19.23%) Maven
6 6 (11.54%) Selenium
6 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.62%) RSpec
7 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
7 5 (9.62%) JMeter
8 4 (7.69%) Zephyr
9 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (5.77%) FitNesse
10 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.85%) Ant
11 1 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Gradle
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) XML
2 21 (40.38%) XSD
2 21 (40.38%) Spring
3 16 (30.77%) HTML
4 15 (28.85%) CSS
4 15 (28.85%) Ajax
4 15 (28.85%) jQuery
5 14 (26.92%) JSP
6 13 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 8 (15.38%) Web Services
7 8 (15.38%) Swing
7 8 (15.38%) Kafka
8 6 (11.54%) J2EE
9 5 (9.62%) SOAP
10 4 (7.69%) WSDL
10 4 (7.69%) REST
11 3 (5.77%) OSGi
12 2 (3.85%) RESTful
12 2 (3.85%) HTML5
12 2 (3.85%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Open Source
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
2 2 (3.85%) Wiki
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) MVC
3 15 (28.85%) Integration Testing
3 15 (28.85%) E-Commerce
4 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 13 (25.00%) B2C
6 11 (21.15%) Project Management
7 10 (19.23%) SEO
8 8 (15.38%) Validation
8 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.38%) Data Validation
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.54%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) Data Security
11 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) User Stories
12 4 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) C
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby
4 1 (1.92%) Korn
4 1 (1.92%) PHP5
4 1 (1.92%) PHP4
4 1 (1.92%) C-shell
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.85%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.92%) YUM
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) hybris
2 8 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) JBoss
6 2 (3.85%) Tripwire
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) BEA
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Vignette