The first table below looks at the demand for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 452 496 533
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +37
Contract jobs citing Confluence 136 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 32 44
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.29% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Confluence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Confluence within the UK.

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Confluence
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Confluence
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Confluence within the UK.

Confluence Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Confluence
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -6 129 £425 -5.55% 31
London +24 90 £425 -8.10% 20
City of London -2 24 £438 +2.94% 5
South West - 17 £450 - 2
South East 0 14 £260 +13.04% 5
Berkshire - 9 £318 -
Bristol - 6 £425 - 1
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Guildford - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £125 -
Hampshire +5 1 £325 +41.30% 3
East of England -26 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £413 -
Southampton - 1 £325 - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - - 1
Newport - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Swansea - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Clapham - - - -

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 252 (91.97%) JIRA
2 120 (43.80%) Git (software)
3 113 (41.24%) Java
4 109 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (38.32%) Maven
6 85 (31.02%) Subversion
6 85 (31.02%) Jenkins
7 69 (25.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 67 (24.45%) Apache
9 64 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (22.26%) Linux
11 59 (21.53%) UNIX
12 58 (21.17%) Scrum
13 51 (18.61%) Oracle
14 50 (18.25%) XML
15 43 (15.69%) JBoss
15 43 (15.69%) Spring
16 41 (14.96%) Atlassian
17 40 (14.60%) HTML
18 39 (14.23%) CSS
18 39 (14.23%) Security Cleared
19 38 (13.87%) E-Commerce
20 35 (12.77%) SQL
21 34 (12.41%) Red Hat
22 33 (12.04%) Windows
22 33 (12.04%) SC Cleared
23 32 (11.68%) Web Services
24 31 (11.31%) ActiveMQ
25 30 (10.95%) jQuery
25 30 (10.95%) Integration Testing

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 67 (24.45%) Apache
2 24 (8.76%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.03%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.65%) nginx
5 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.55%) CMS
6 6 (2.19%) WordPress
7 5 (1.82%) Documentum
8 4 (1.46%) Moodle
8 4 (1.46%) MediaWiki
8 4 (1.46%) IIS
8 4 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.09%) Node.js
9 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.73%) Drupal
10 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.92%) MS Office
4 4 (1.46%) MS Project
5 3 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.73%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.46%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) GitHub
2 2 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.36%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.30%) LDAP
2 11 (4.01%) Firewall
3 10 (3.65%) SSL
4 8 (2.92%) X.509
4 8 (2.92%) DNS
4 8 (2.92%) VPN
5 5 (1.82%) OpenVPN
6 4 (1.46%) Network Security
6 4 (1.46%) IPsec
6 4 (1.46%) OSPF
6 4 (1.46%) BGP
6 4 (1.46%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.46%) WAN
6 4 (1.46%) LAN
6 4 (1.46%) IPv6
7 3 (1.09%) SAN
7 3 (1.09%) DVB
7 3 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (1.09%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.22%) MySQL
3 24 (8.76%) Oracle Database
4 18 (6.57%) DB2
5 12 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.82%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.82%) EDRMS
8 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.73%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.73%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 252 (91.97%) JIRA
2 120 (43.80%) Git (software)
3 105 (38.32%) Maven
4 85 (31.02%) Subversion
4 85 (31.02%) Jenkins
5 69 (25.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (10.58%) JUnit
7 27 (9.85%) Selenium
8 18 (6.57%) FishEye
9 13 (4.74%) SoapUI
9 13 (4.74%) Hudson
10 11 (4.01%) Ant
11 8 (2.92%) jMock
11 8 (2.92%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.19%) FitNesse
12 6 (2.19%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.19%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.82%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.82%) Gradle
General
1 29 (10.58%) Finance
2 22 (8.03%) Retail
3 19 (6.93%) Banking
4 14 (5.11%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.65%) Marketing
6 8 (2.92%) Back Office
7 7 (2.55%) Front Office
7 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (27.74%) Developer
2 35 (12.77%) Analyst
3 26 (9.49%) Architect
4 19 (6.93%) Administrator
5 18 (6.57%) Technical Architect
6 17 (6.20%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.47%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.11%) Consultant
9 12 (4.38%) Designer
9 12 (4.38%) Configuration Engineer
10 11 (4.01%) Tester
11 10 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.28%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.92%) WebLogic Developer
13 8 (2.92%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (2.92%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.92%) Oracle Developer
14 7 (2.55%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.25%) XML
2 43 (15.69%) Spring
3 40 (14.60%) HTML
4 39 (14.23%) CSS
5 32 (11.68%) Web Services
6 31 (11.31%) ActiveMQ
7 30 (10.95%) jQuery
7 30 (10.95%) Apache Camel
8 26 (9.49%) Apache CXF
9 22 (8.03%) XSD
10 19 (6.93%) OSGi
11 18 (6.57%) HTML5
11 18 (6.57%) Ajax
11 18 (6.57%) JSP
12 17 (6.20%) .NET
13 15 (5.47%) Spring MVC
14 13 (4.74%) Middleware
14 13 (4.74%) SOAP
15 11 (4.01%) WSDL
15 11 (4.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.20%) Mainframe
1 17 (6.20%) Wiki
2 16 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.11%) Derivative
4 11 (4.01%) Open Source
5 9 (3.28%) Equities
5 9 (3.28%) iPad
6 8 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.19%) EPoS
8 6 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.82%) PKI
9 5 (1.82%) Social Network
10 4 (1.46%) STB
10 4 (1.46%) Social Media
10 4 (1.46%) VLE
11 3 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.09%) MPEG
11 3 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.26%) Linux
2 59 (21.53%) UNIX
3 33 (12.04%) Windows
4 11 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.01%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.19%) Debian
6 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.09%) HPUX
7 3 (1.09%) Solaris
7 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.73%) CentOS
8 2 (0.73%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) SUSE
9 1 (0.36%) pSOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (21.17%) Scrum
4 38 (13.87%) E-Commerce
5 30 (10.95%) Integration Testing
5 30 (10.95%) TDD
6 25 (9.12%) Data Modelling
7 24 (8.76%) Waterfall
7 24 (8.76%) Project Management
8 23 (8.39%) OO
8 23 (8.39%) SOA
9 22 (8.03%) Configuration Management
9 22 (8.03%) Validation
9 22 (8.03%) Unit Testing
10 21 (7.66%) Kanban
11 18 (6.57%) Knowledge Management
11 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.20%) SEO
12 17 (6.20%) MVC
13 16 (5.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (41.24%) Java
2 35 (12.77%) SQL
3 25 (9.12%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.93%) Perl
5 18 (6.57%) Python
6 16 (5.84%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.74%) Ruby
8 12 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.01%) PHP
10 6 (2.19%) VB
11 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.46%) C
12 4 (1.46%) C#
13 3 (1.09%) C++
14 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.73%) VBA
15 1 (0.36%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 39 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.82%) ISEB
3 5 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.09%) PMP
4 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.09%) MAPM
5 2 (0.73%) Degree
6 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) IIBA
6 1 (0.36%) CBAP
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.12%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) EMIR
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (2.55%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.82%) Samba
4 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.82%) Postfix
4 5 (1.82%) Squid
5 4 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.46%) XenServer
5 4 (1.46%) KVM
6 2 (0.73%) NFS
7 1 (0.36%) Varnish
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (5.11%) Puppet
2 11 (4.01%) ZABBIX
3 9 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.28%) Nagios
3 9 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.46%) Ganglia
5 4 (1.46%) MOM
5 4 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.09%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.36%) YUM
7 1 (0.36%) Cacti
7 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (18.61%) Oracle
2 43 (15.69%) JBoss
3 41 (14.96%) Atlassian
4 34 (12.41%) Red Hat
5 20 (7.30%) Ab Initio
6 19 (6.93%) VMware
7 17 (6.20%) hybris
8 13 (4.74%) Adobe
8 13 (4.74%) webMethods
8 13 (4.74%) ServiceNow
9 12 (4.38%) IBM
10 8 (2.92%) HP
10 8 (2.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (2.55%) Informatica
12 4 (1.46%) Splunk
12 4 (1.46%) SAP
12 4 (1.46%) Citrix
12 4 (1.46%) Cisco
13 3 (1.09%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg
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