The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 210 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing Confluence 30 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.060% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
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£365 £230 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -41.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £230 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £256 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1651 1391 1581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.49% 16.57% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 752 756
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 95 85
Average hourly rate £16.31 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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England

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 22 July 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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
Surrey - 12 - -
Hampshire -5 8 £358 +55.43% 6
Berkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 3
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 45 (100.00%) JIRA
2 27 (60.00%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) XML
4 21 (46.67%) XSD
4 21 (46.67%) Spring
5 19 (42.22%) Subversion
6 18 (40.00%) Scrum
7 16 (35.56%) Tomcat
8 15 (33.33%) HTML
8 15 (33.33%) JUnit
8 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (31.11%) Ajax
9 14 (31.11%) MVC
9 14 (31.11%) MySQL
9 14 (31.11%) CSS
9 14 (31.11%) JSP
9 14 (31.11%) UNIX
9 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
9 14 (31.11%) jQuery
9 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
10 13 (28.89%) Integration Testing
10 13 (28.89%) Spring MVC
10 13 (28.89%) hybris
10 13 (28.89%) B2C
11 10 (22.22%) SEO
11 10 (22.22%) Project Management
11 10 (22.22%) Maven
11 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.78%) Apache Accumulo
12 8 (17.78%) Big Data

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (35.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) MVNO
2 1 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MySQL
2 8 (17.78%) Apache Accumulo
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
2 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) SAP BI
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (42.22%) Subversion
3 15 (33.33%) JUnit
4 10 (22.22%) Maven
4 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.89%) RSpec
8 3 (6.67%) Zephyr
8 3 (6.67%) Selenium
9 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.44%) JMeter
9 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (4.44%) Ant
10 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.22%) FishEye
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Graduate
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) XML
2 21 (46.67%) XSD
2 21 (46.67%) Spring
3 15 (33.33%) HTML
4 14 (31.11%) Ajax
4 14 (31.11%) CSS
4 14 (31.11%) JSP
4 14 (31.11%) jQuery
5 13 (28.89%) Spring MVC
6 8 (17.78%) Kafka
6 8 (17.78%) Swing
7 6 (13.33%) J2EE
8 4 (8.89%) Web Services
9 3 (6.67%) OSGi
10 2 (4.44%) REST
10 2 (4.44%) WSDL
10 2 (4.44%) SOAP
10 2 (4.44%) JDBC
11 1 (2.22%) Servlets
11 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Wiki
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Scrum
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
3 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Integration Testing
4 13 (28.89%) B2C
5 10 (22.22%) SEO
5 10 (22.22%) Project Management
6 8 (17.78%) Data Validation
6 8 (17.78%) Validation
6 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Data Security
9 5 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (8.89%) Kanban
10 4 (8.89%) Analytics
10 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Korn
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) C-shell
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) vCloud
2 1 (2.22%) NFS
2 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) hybris
2 8 (17.78%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Tripwire
4 2 (4.44%) EMC
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Vignette
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) BEA
5 1 (2.22%) Google
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