The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 141 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.43% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +58.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
579 501 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.08% 16.38% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 327 202
Average daily rate £360 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.89% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.65 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.30 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £494 +16.17% 1
Devon +2 2 £275 -15.38%
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 8 (57.14%) Puppet
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
5 7 (50.00%) iptables
5 7 (50.00%) ZABBIX
5 7 (50.00%) nginx
5 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Apache
5 7 (50.00%) LDAP
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) Samba
6 6 (42.86%) Debian
6 6 (42.86%) Subversion
6 6 (42.86%) Wiki
6 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
6 6 (42.86%) CentOS
6 6 (42.86%) Postfix
6 6 (42.86%) Hudson
6 6 (42.86%) MediaWiki
6 6 (42.86%) Build Automation
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) nginx
2 6 (42.86%) MediaWiki
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) IPv6
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) SSH
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Hudson
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.14%) Toad
5 1 (7.14%) RSpec
5 1 (7.14%) JBehave
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.14%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Wiki
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Debian
2 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 6 (42.86%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) SmartOS
4 1 (7.14%) CoreOS
4 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) Build Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Database Theory
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database Theory
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) iptables
2 6 (42.86%) Samba
2 6 (42.86%) Postfix
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) Varnish
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) KVM
5 1 (7.14%) Docker
5 1 (7.14%) LXC
5 1 (7.14%) Snort
5 1 (7.14%) Squid
5 1 (7.14%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) Salt
5 1 (7.14%) systemd
5 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (7.14%) Nessus
5 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (7.14%) Ansible
5 1 (7.14%) logstash
5 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
5 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) SaltStack