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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 121 138 131
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Confluence 27 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.82% 1.12% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 9
Median daily rate £550 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
560 536 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.38% 16.72% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 373 318
Median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £16.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 26 July 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Confluence Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Wiltshire - 12 £600 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £463 - 2
Bristol -3 2 £475 -3.79%
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 50 (98.04%) JIRA
2 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
5 21 (41.18%) XML
6 20 (39.22%) Maven
6 20 (39.22%) Scrum
7 19 (37.25%) Java
7 19 (37.25%) Oracle
8 18 (35.29%) VMware
8 18 (35.29%) REST
8 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (35.29%) DV Cleared
9 17 (33.33%) Web Services
10 16 (31.37%) OO
10 16 (31.37%) GitHub
11 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
11 15 (29.41%) XSD
11 15 (29.41%) SOA
11 15 (29.41%) WSDL
11 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 15 (29.41%) Citrix
11 15 (29.41%) Xen
11 15 (29.41%) TOGAF
12 14 (27.45%) Ruby
12 14 (27.45%) Migration
12 14 (27.45%) Bitbucket
12 14 (27.45%) Data Migration
12 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (25.49%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.96%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.96%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MySQL
2 12 (23.53%) OrientDB
2 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 11 (21.57%) Neo4j
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (17.65%) Big Data
6 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.73%) Star Schema
8 3 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 50 (98.04%) JIRA
2 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Maven
4 14 (27.45%) Bitbucket
5 13 (25.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (13.73%) Hudson
7 7 (13.73%) Subversion
8 4 (7.84%) Ant
9 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.88%) JUnit
9 3 (5.88%) NetBeans
9 3 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (5.88%) Selenium
9 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.92%) EasyMock
10 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Architect
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Data Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Ada Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Ada Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Change Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) XML
2 18 (35.29%) REST
3 17 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) WSDL
4 15 (29.41%) XSD
5 11 (21.57%) Java EE
6 10 (19.61%) EJB
6 10 (19.61%) JSF
6 10 (19.61%) Spring
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) HTML
7 4 (7.84%) jQuery
8 2 (3.92%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.92%) Kendo UI
8 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.92%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.96%) boto
9 1 (1.96%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.96%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Wiki
2 8 (15.69%) NHS
3 7 (13.73%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) VHDL
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Scrum
3 16 (31.37%) OO
4 15 (29.41%) SOA
4 15 (29.41%) TOGAF
4 15 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (27.45%) Data Migration
5 14 (27.45%) Migration
6 13 (25.49%) DevOps
6 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
7 12 (23.53%) OOD
7 12 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (21.57%) ITIL
8 11 (21.57%) MODAF
8 11 (21.57%) Open Source
8 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
9 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
10 7 (13.73%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) Ruby
3 13 (25.49%) Scala
4 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) C
6 5 (9.80%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.88%) Ada
8 3 (5.88%) C-shell
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) Python
9 2 (3.92%) Perl
10 1 (1.96%) Lua
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) HL7
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (29.41%) Xen
3 3 (5.88%) NFS
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.96%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.92%) Kibana
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 15 (29.41%) Citrix
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.88%) NetApp
5 3 (5.88%) Planview
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) Zend
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata