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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 130 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Confluence 14 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.28% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.72% 1.69% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Average daily rate £370 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
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
514 534 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.61% 16.84% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 338 327
Average daily rate £350 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 24
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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
Somerset - 6 £348 -
Gloucestershire +6 5 £400 -11.11% 6
Bristol -3 3 £425 - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) JIRA
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Java
4 14 (50.00%) Scrum
5 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
6 10 (35.71%) Bitbucket
6 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 9 (32.14%) Android
7 9 (32.14%) OO
8 8 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 7 (25.00%) DevOps
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
10 6 (21.43%) SAP
10 6 (21.43%) J2EE
10 6 (21.43%) MySQL
10 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (21.43%) Ruby
10 6 (21.43%) QA
11 5 (17.86%) JSON
11 5 (17.86%) Retail
11 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Open Source
11 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 5 (17.86%) IntelliJ
11 5 (17.86%) J2ME
11 5 (17.86%) J2SE

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) HipChat
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) IPsec
1 2 (7.14%) IPv6
1 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
1 2 (7.14%) OSPF
1 2 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) GSM
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SAP HANA
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.71%) OrientDB
4 2 (7.14%) MariaDB
4 2 (7.14%) Neo4j
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) Bitbucket
3 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 8 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (17.86%) Android Studio
5 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 5 (17.86%) IntelliJ
6 3 (10.71%) JUnit
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium
7 2 (7.14%) GitLab
7 2 (7.14%) RSpec
8 1 (3.57%) EasyMock
8 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (3.57%) Maven
8 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Android Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Development Project Leader
2 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Project Leader
3 4 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 5 (17.86%) Android SDK
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) J2ME
3 5 (17.86%) J2SE
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) Java EE
5 3 (10.71%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) EJB
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) JSF
6 2 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (7.14%) MCollective
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Structures
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Android
2 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) CoreOS
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Android Development
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
7 4 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.71%) OOD
8 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Btrfs
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
1 2 (7.14%) iptables
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
1 2 (7.14%) LXC
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
1 2 (7.14%) Squid
1 2 (7.14%) Varnish
1 2 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) CFEngine
2 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Nessus
2 2 (7.14%) systemd
3 1 (3.57%) Kibana
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Zend
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