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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 185 246 229
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -17
Contract jobs citing Confluence 65 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.96% 1.12% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 19
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
1643 1875 1672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.42% 19.22% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1132 894
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 63 74
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.68 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.71% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £41.45 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 20 £394 -
Berkshire +19 13 £450 +50.00% 3
Surrey +15 8 £460 -5.15%
East Sussex - 6 £344 -
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Hampshire +6 5 £315 -14.86% 1
Oxfordshire -3 5 £444 -1.38% 1
Kent +8 1 £525 +23.52%
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 145 (100.00%) JIRA
2 131 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (53.10%) Java
4 76 (52.41%) Jenkins
5 73 (50.34%) Scrum
5 73 (50.34%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (40.69%) JUnit
7 49 (33.79%) Performance Testing
7 49 (33.79%) QA
7 49 (33.79%) REST
8 47 (32.41%) Git (software)
9 46 (31.72%) Web Services
10 44 (30.34%) User Stories
11 43 (29.66%) Spring
12 42 (28.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (28.28%) Kanban
14 40 (27.59%) Ajax
14 40 (27.59%) RESTful
15 38 (26.21%) Open Source
16 37 (25.52%) SoapUI
17 36 (24.83%) Automated Testing
17 36 (24.83%) TDD
18 34 (23.45%) Maven
18 34 (23.45%) Selenium
18 34 (23.45%) Atlassian
19 33 (22.76%) CSS
19 33 (22.76%) HTML
19 33 (22.76%) CSS3
19 33 (22.76%) HTML5
20 32 (22.07%) Scala

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 16 (11.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) Documentum
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SAP CRM
1 3 (2.07%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.83%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.83%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.69%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.38%) FlexRay
2 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.76%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.38%) QlikView
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 145 (100.00%) JIRA
2 76 (52.41%) Jenkins
3 59 (40.69%) JUnit
4 47 (32.41%) Git (software)
5 37 (25.52%) SoapUI
6 34 (23.45%) Maven
6 34 (23.45%) Selenium
7 26 (17.93%) Subversion
8 23 (15.86%) Cucumber
9 19 (13.10%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (12.41%) Ant
11 17 (11.72%) Gradle
11 17 (11.72%) WebDriver
12 16 (11.03%) Hudson
12 16 (11.03%) JMeter
12 16 (11.03%) jMock
13 8 (5.52%) Gatling
14 4 (2.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (2.07%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Retail
3 8 (5.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.38%) Automotive
4 2 (1.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (40.00%) Analyst
2 51 (35.17%) Developer
3 36 (24.83%) Test Analyst
4 26 (17.93%) Java Developer
5 19 (13.10%) Business Analyst
6 18 (12.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (10.34%) Scala Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Java Scala Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Project Manager
8 12 (8.28%) QA Analyst
9 11 (7.59%) Tester
10 10 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
10 10 (6.90%) QA Engineer
10 10 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (6.90%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Data Business Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Developer in Test
11 7 (4.83%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.79%) REST
2 46 (31.72%) Web Services
3 43 (29.66%) Spring
4 40 (27.59%) Ajax
4 40 (27.59%) RESTful
5 33 (22.76%) CSS
5 33 (22.76%) CSS3
5 33 (22.76%) HTML
5 33 (22.76%) HTML5
6 26 (17.93%) JSON
7 25 (17.24%) Django
7 25 (17.24%) Guice
7 25 (17.24%) Play Framework
7 25 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (13.10%) Spring MVC
9 17 (11.72%) Java EE
10 16 (11.03%) Hibernate
10 16 (11.03%) JMS
10 16 (11.03%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (9.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.07%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (8.28%) User Experience
4 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.76%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.07%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.07%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.69%) IVR
9 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.69%) W3C
9 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.07%) Android
2 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.34%) Continuous Integration
2 73 (50.34%) Scrum
3 49 (33.79%) Performance Testing
4 44 (30.34%) User Stories
5 42 (28.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 41 (28.28%) Kanban
7 38 (26.21%) Open Source
8 36 (24.83%) Automated Testing
8 36 (24.83%) TDD
9 30 (20.69%) BDD
10 27 (18.62%) Functional Testing
11 24 (16.55%) Configuration Management
12 23 (15.86%) OWASP
13 22 (15.17%) API Testing
13 22 (15.17%) Unit Testing
14 21 (14.48%) Software Engineering
14 21 (14.48%) Web Design
15 20 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (13.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.10%) Java
2 32 (22.07%) Scala
3 30 (20.69%) SQL
4 26 (17.93%) Python
5 25 (17.24%) Ruby
6 23 (15.86%) Groovy
7 22 (15.17%) C#
8 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.76%) Perl
9 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.07%) ABAP
10 3 (2.07%) C++
11 2 (1.38%) C
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (20.69%) Degree
2 28 (19.31%) ISEB
3 17 (11.72%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (33.79%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) NFS
1 2 (1.38%) vSphere
2 1 (0.69%) iptables
2 1 (0.69%) Postfix
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Atlassian
2 25 (17.24%) Google
3 19 (13.10%) Talend
4 16 (11.03%) Rally
5 7 (4.83%) Bloomberg
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle
5 7 (4.83%) Reuters
6 3 (2.07%) Adobe
6 3 (2.07%) SAP
7 2 (1.38%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.69%) NetApp
8 1 (0.69%) Pega
8 1 (0.69%) Percona
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
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