The first table below looks at the demand for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 24 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 West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £260 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
495 323 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 15.02% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 207 315
Average daily rate £331 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Confluence
England

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence across the South West region.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol - 10 £425 - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 26 (89.66%) Subversion
2 26 (89.66%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) Jenkins
4 20 (68.97%) LDAP
5 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (62.07%) Data Modelling
7 17 (58.62%) MySQL
8 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (51.72%) Spring
9 15 (51.72%) Scrum
10 14 (48.28%) Validation
10 14 (48.28%) Linux
11 13 (44.83%) Apache
11 13 (44.83%) VPN
11 13 (44.83%) LAMP
11 13 (44.83%) VMware
11 13 (44.83%) Firewall
11 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
11 13 (44.83%) Samba
11 13 (44.83%) Debian
11 13 (44.83%) Ruby
11 13 (44.83%) Puppet
11 13 (44.83%) DevOps
11 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
11 13 (44.83%) Postfix
11 13 (44.83%) nginx
11 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
12 12 (41.38%) SQL
13 11 (37.93%) Perl

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (44.83%) Apache
1 13 (44.83%) nginx
2 11 (37.93%) MediaWiki
3 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
4 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) LDAP
2 13 (44.83%) VPN
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) IPv6
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 11 (37.93%) WAN
3 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
3 11 (37.93%) OSPF
3 11 (37.93%) BGP
3 11 (37.93%) IPsec
3 11 (37.93%) Network Security
4 8 (27.59%) SSL
4 8 (27.59%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) JIRA
2 26 (89.66%) Subversion
3 22 (75.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (37.93%) Hudson
6 6 (20.69%) JUnit
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) Ant
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Designer
3 7 (24.14%) Designer
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) LAMP
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) WSDL
3 9 (31.03%) JAX-WS
4 8 (27.59%) SAML
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
6 6 (20.69%) Ajax
6 6 (20.69%) XSD
6 6 (20.69%) JSP
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.45%) JSF
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Wiki
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Debian
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
6 5 (17.24%) CentOS
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (62.07%) Data Modelling
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) Scrum
5 14 (48.28%) Validation
6 13 (44.83%) DevOps
7 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (37.93%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
9 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
10 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Kanban
11 6 (20.69%) Data Validation
11 6 (20.69%) B2C
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) SEO
11 6 (20.69%) MVC
12 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
13 1 (3.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) Ruby
2 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Perl
4 11 (37.93%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) IIBA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Samba
1 13 (44.83%) Postfix
2 11 (37.93%) XenServer
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
1 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
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