The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 342 436 481
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +45
Contract jobs citing Confluence 289 166 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 1.72% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 102 57
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £53.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10314 9632 8686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.38% 17.89% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6503 5820 4853
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 356 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.08 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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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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
England +90 276 £400 -5.88% 45
London +71 185 £400 -11.11% 26
City of London +7 27 £450 -7.21% 9
South East -25 27 £400 - 7
Oxfordshire -7 18 £425 -
East of England +14 16 £375 - 4
North East - 15 £445 -
Tyne and Wear - 14 £445 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £445 -
Suffolk - 13 £350 -
Ipswich - 11 £350 -
Oxford -7 9 £425 -
West Midlands +8 8 £345 - 2
North West - 7 £500 - 2
Shropshire - 7 £345 - 2
Wales +1 6 £423 -0.58%
Yorkshire -16 6 £375 -11.24% 3
Telford - 6 £345 - 2
Northamptonshire +7 5 £450 -
East Midlands -4 5 £450 +33.33%
South West -7 5 £340 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire -18 5 £375 -11.24% 3
Cheshire - 5 £425 -
Northampton - 5 £450 -
Hampshire -5 4 £375 +11.11% 5
Scotland -7 4 £388 -11.42%
Croydon - 4 - - 1
Southampton -1 3 £375 +15.38%
Edinburgh -13 3 £375 -14.28%
Bristol -15 3 £375 -11.76%

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 488 (93.13%) JIRA
2 370 (70.61%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (48.85%) Java
4 183 (34.92%) Scrum
5 178 (33.97%) Linux
6 174 (33.21%) Jenkins
7 157 (29.96%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (25.95%) Atlassian
9 134 (25.57%) Git (software)
10 120 (22.90%) TDD
11 118 (22.52%) HTML
12 115 (21.95%) Puppet
13 108 (20.61%) JavaScript
13 108 (20.61%) Oracle
13 108 (20.61%) Web Services
14 97 (18.51%) Red Hat
15 91 (17.37%) DevOps
16 88 (16.79%) JSON
17 85 (16.22%) HTML5
18 83 (15.84%) Security Cleared
18 83 (15.84%) Subversion
18 83 (15.84%) CSS
19 81 (15.46%) Windows
20 80 (15.27%) Python
21 73 (13.93%) SQL
21 73 (13.93%) Finance
22 72 (13.74%) Open Source
23 71 (13.55%) Maven
24 67 (12.79%) Apache
25 66 (12.60%) User Stories

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (12.79%) Apache
2 45 (8.59%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.02%) Node.js
4 34 (6.49%) JBoss
5 33 (6.30%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.39%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.20%) nginx
8 19 (3.63%) IIS
9 17 (3.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (3.05%) MediaWiki
11 14 (2.67%) Alfresco
12 13 (2.48%) CMS
13 12 (2.29%) Jetty
13 12 (2.29%) WildFly
14 11 (2.10%) WebSphere
14 11 (2.10%) Mule
15 9 (1.72%) GlassFish
15 9 (1.72%) Mule ESB
16 8 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (1.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.24%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.24%) MS Office
4 11 (2.10%) MS Project
5 9 (1.72%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.95%) HipChat
7 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (2.29%) GitHub
4 8 (1.53%) PaaS
5 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.76%) IaaS
7 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.57%) SaaS
8 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.73%) HTTP
2 29 (5.53%) LDAP
3 28 (5.34%) Network Security
4 27 (5.15%) AMQP
5 22 (4.20%) Firewall
6 20 (3.82%) Internet
7 19 (3.63%) VPN
8 17 (3.24%) LAN
8 17 (3.24%) WAN
9 12 (2.29%) OSPF
9 12 (2.29%) BGP
9 12 (2.29%) EIGRP
9 12 (2.29%) IPv6
9 12 (2.29%) IPsec
10 10 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
10 10 (1.91%) SSL
11 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.15%) Intranet
12 4 (0.76%) DNS
12 4 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.02%) MongoDB
2 60 (11.45%) MySQL
3 54 (10.31%) SQL Server
4 50 (9.54%) NoSQL
5 47 (8.97%) Hadoop
6 42 (8.02%) Oracle Database
7 31 (5.92%) Relational Database
8 29 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.96%) Big Data
10 22 (4.20%) HBase
11 11 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.10%) DB2
12 10 (1.91%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.15%) Redis
14 4 (0.76%) Riak
14 4 (0.76%) Infinispan
14 4 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.76%) SAP BI
14 4 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 488 (93.13%) JIRA
2 174 (33.21%) Jenkins
3 134 (25.57%) Git (software)
4 83 (15.84%) Subversion
5 71 (13.55%) Maven
6 59 (11.26%) JUnit
7 57 (10.88%) Cucumber
8 46 (8.78%) Gradle
8 46 (8.78%) Selenium
9 37 (7.06%) Hudson
10 31 (5.92%) Artifactory
11 28 (5.34%) Ant
12 27 (5.15%) Mercurial
13 26 (4.96%) JMeter
14 21 (4.01%) Eclipse
15 18 (3.44%) TeamCity
15 18 (3.44%) SoapUI
16 17 (3.24%) Gerrit
17 16 (3.05%) SonarQube
17 16 (3.05%) IntelliJ
General
1 73 (13.93%) Finance
2 38 (7.25%) Banking
3 23 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.82%) Retail
5 18 (3.44%) Marketing
6 11 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.53%) Publishing
8 6 (1.15%) Games
8 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.15%) Electronics
9 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.76%) Legal
10 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Front Office
10 3 (0.57%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 170 (32.44%) Developer
2 67 (12.79%) Analyst
2 67 (12.79%) Java Developer
3 46 (8.78%) Business Analyst
4 42 (8.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (7.82%) Architect
6 29 (5.53%) Project Manager
7 25 (4.77%) Consultant
8 22 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
9 17 (3.24%) Technical Architect
9 17 (3.24%) Tester
9 17 (3.24%) Administrator
10 14 (2.67%) Senior Developer
10 14 (2.67%) Test Analyst
10 14 (2.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.29%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (1.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (1.91%) Team Leader
13 10 (1.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (22.52%) HTML
2 108 (20.61%) Web Services
3 88 (16.79%) JSON
4 85 (16.22%) HTML5
5 83 (15.84%) CSS
6 60 (11.45%) RESTful
7 57 (10.88%) Spring
8 55 (10.50%) jQuery
9 48 (9.16%) XML
10 46 (8.78%) Java EE
11 39 (7.44%) .NET
12 38 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 37 (7.06%) EJB
14 33 (6.30%) J2EE
15 32 (6.11%) JMS
15 32 (6.11%) CSS3
16 27 (5.15%) AngularJS
16 27 (5.15%) REST
17 21 (4.01%) Gherkin
17 21 (4.01%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.54%) User Experience
2 46 (8.78%) Wiki
3 44 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.53%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.24%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.10%) Clustering
9 8 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.53%) W3C
10 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.34%) DTV
10 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.15%) STB
12 5 (0.95%) Online Games
12 5 (0.95%) IVR
13 4 (0.76%) PKI
13 4 (0.76%) FMCG
14 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 178 (33.97%) Linux
2 81 (15.46%) Windows
3 60 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (8.97%) CentOS
4 47 (8.97%) UNIX
5 38 (7.25%) Ubuntu
6 24 (4.58%) Android
7 14 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.48%) Debian
8 13 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.95%) SUSE
11 4 (0.76%) Solaris
11 4 (0.76%) AIX
12 3 (0.57%) HPUX
12 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (70.61%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (34.92%) Scrum
3 157 (29.96%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (22.90%) TDD
5 91 (17.37%) DevOps
6 72 (13.74%) Open Source
7 66 (12.60%) User Stories
8 62 (11.83%) Configuration Management
9 61 (11.64%) Kanban
10 55 (10.50%) SDLC
11 54 (10.31%) BDD
12 51 (9.73%) Project Management
13 47 (8.97%) OO
14 41 (7.82%) Software Delivery
15 40 (7.63%) Automated Testing
16 37 (7.06%) Waterfall
16 37 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (6.68%) Test Scripting
18 34 (6.49%) E-Commerce
19 30 (5.73%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 256 (48.85%) Java
2 108 (20.61%) JavaScript
3 80 (15.27%) Python
4 73 (13.93%) SQL
5 52 (9.92%) Ruby
6 32 (6.11%) Bash Shell
7 30 (5.73%) PHP
8 28 (5.34%) Perl
9 27 (5.15%) C#
10 22 (4.20%) Scala
11 18 (3.44%) C
12 17 (3.24%) Groovy
13 14 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.48%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.72%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.34%) VBScript
18 5 (0.95%) VB
18 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 83 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.30%) DV Cleared
4 17 (3.24%) Degree
5 13 (2.48%) ISEB
6 6 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.95%) CCNA
7 5 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.57%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.38%) PMP
11 1 (0.19%) RHCE
11 1 (0.19%) IIBA
11 1 (0.19%) CBAP
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.31%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) WAI
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.01%) Varnish
3 17 (3.24%) Docker
4 16 (3.05%) iptables
4 16 (3.05%) Postfix
4 16 (3.05%) Samba
5 13 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.48%) XenServer
6 10 (1.91%) vCloud
7 5 (0.95%) NFS
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.76%) Squid
9 3 (0.57%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 115 (21.95%) Puppet
2 45 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (5.92%) Vagrant
4 27 (5.15%) ZABBIX
5 19 (3.63%) Salt
6 16 (3.05%) Rundeck
7 15 (2.86%) Ansible
8 13 (2.48%) logstash
9 12 (2.29%) Kibana
10 11 (2.10%) yum
11 7 (1.34%) Nagios
12 5 (0.95%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.76%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (0.38%) nmon
15 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
16 1 (0.19%) SELinux
16 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (25.95%) Atlassian
2 108 (20.61%) Oracle
3 97 (18.51%) Red Hat
4 34 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 32 (6.11%) VMware
6 22 (4.20%) Adobe
7 21 (4.01%) IBM
8 18 (3.44%) SAP
9 14 (2.67%) Citrix
10 10 (1.91%) HP
10 10 (1.91%) Progress
10 10 (1.91%) Google
11 9 (1.72%) Splunk
12 8 (1.53%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.34%) Infragistics
13 7 (1.34%) DevExpress
14 6 (1.15%) Pega
14 6 (1.15%) webMethods
14 6 (1.15%) Remedy
14 6 (1.15%) Ab Initio
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