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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 128 145 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Confluence 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 1.64% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Median daily rate £475 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -
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
544 549 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.14% 16.42% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 368 326
Median daily rate £375 £370 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +106.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.65 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire - 7 £375 - 3
Wiltshire - 4 £575 - 1
Bristol -6 2 £475 -20.83%
Dorset - 2 £338 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (94.12%) JIRA
2 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
4 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
5 20 (39.22%) Maven
5 20 (39.22%) XML
6 19 (37.25%) Oracle
7 18 (35.29%) VMware
7 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (33.33%) REST
9 16 (31.37%) GitHub
9 16 (31.37%) Scrum
9 16 (31.37%) Java
9 16 (31.37%) Web Services
10 15 (29.41%) XSD
10 15 (29.41%) SOA
10 15 (29.41%) WSDL
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 15 (29.41%) Citrix
10 15 (29.41%) TOGAF
10 15 (29.41%) Xen
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
10 15 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
11 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
11 14 (27.45%) Data Migration
11 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
11 14 (27.45%) Migration
12 13 (25.49%) OO
12 13 (25.49%) Bitbucket

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 11 (21.57%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.92%) CICS
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.96%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) HipChat
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.96%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
1 10 (19.61%) Neo4j
1 10 (19.61%) OrientDB
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) Big Data
3 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (13.73%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (94.12%) JIRA
2 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Maven
4 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
5 13 (25.49%) Bitbucket
6 12 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (13.73%) Hudson
8 6 (11.76%) Subversion
9 4 (7.84%) Ant
10 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.88%) JUnit
10 3 (5.88%) NetBeans
10 3 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.92%) EasyMock
11 2 (3.92%) Selenium
12 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
12 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Data Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
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%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) XML
2 17 (33.33%) REST
3 16 (31.37%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) WSDL
4 15 (29.41%) XSD
5 9 (17.65%) EJB
5 9 (17.65%) Java EE
5 9 (17.65%) JSF
5 9 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 2 (3.92%) HTML
7 2 (3.92%) jQuery
8 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.96%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) Kafka
8 1 (1.96%) Middleware
8 1 (1.96%) OpenCL
8 1 (1.96%) SOAP
8 1 (1.96%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Wiki
2 8 (15.69%) NHS
3 7 (13.73%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) VHDL
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 6 (11.76%) 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 16 (31.37%) Scrum
3 15 (29.41%) SOA
3 15 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 15 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (27.45%) Data Migration
4 14 (27.45%) Migration
5 13 (25.49%) OO
6 12 (23.53%) DevOps
6 12 (23.53%) Open Source
7 11 (21.57%) MODAF
7 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
8 10 (19.61%) OOD
8 10 (19.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (17.65%) ITIL
9 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
10 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
11 7 (13.73%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) Ruby
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) C
3 10 (19.61%) Scala
4 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) Ada
7 3 (5.88%) C-shell
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) JCL
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) REXX
9 1 (1.96%) Lua
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) 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 2 (3.92%) RACF
5 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.96%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.92%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) Kibana
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 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 7 (13.73%) Atlassian
5 4 (7.84%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) CA
7 2 (3.92%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) Planview
8 1 (1.96%) Teradata
8 1 (1.96%) Zend