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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 145 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% - 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
595 409 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.58% 18.83% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 260 262
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.30 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 20 October 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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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
Dorset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (93.33%) Data Modelling
2 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (86.67%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 13 (86.67%) Subversion
4 10 (66.67%) Ruby
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Samba
4 10 (66.67%) Debian
4 10 (66.67%) LAMP
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (66.67%) Postfix
4 10 (66.67%) nginx
4 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (66.67%) Puppet
4 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (66.67%) DevOps
5 9 (60.00%) Hudson
5 9 (60.00%) MediaWiki
5 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (60.00%) XenServer
5 9 (60.00%) ZABBIX
5 9 (60.00%) Network Security

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (66.67%) Apache
1 10 (66.67%) nginx
2 9 (60.00%) MediaWiki
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) IPsec
2 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) LDAP
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) IPv6
2 9 (60.00%) OSPF
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 9 (60.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (86.67%) Subversion
3 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (60.00%) Hudson
5 4 (26.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Hybris Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) LAMP
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Wiki
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Debian
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Ubuntu
4 7 (46.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Data Modelling
1 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) B2C
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) SEO
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
6 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.67%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Ruby
2 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) PHP
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) IIBA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Samba
1 10 (66.67%) Postfix
2 9 (60.00%) XenServer
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) hybris
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects