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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 359 449 495
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +46
Contract jobs citing Confluence 272 134 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.66% 1.42% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 101 40
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £260 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
10242 9449 8424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 17.31% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6259 5859 4740
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 316 431
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +86 253 £411 -3.23% 39
London +72 142 £425 -3.40% 19
South East -4 40 £375 +44.23% 8
City of London +6 20 £500 +11.11% 4
East of England +32 17 £400 - 2
West Midlands +1 17 £463 +77.88%
Shropshire - 16 £463 -
Hampshire +1 14 £385 +18.46% 6
Wales - 14 £423 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 13 £375 +200.00%
North West - 13 £450 - 5
North East - 11 £470 - 1
Suffolk - 11 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £470 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £470 - 1
Telford - 9 £373 -
Ipswich - 9 £350 - 1
South West -5 8 £375 -16.66% 1
Southampton -7 8 £395 +21.53% 2
Berkshire -7 8 £335 -10.66%
Manchester - 8 £500 - 1
Bristol +7 7 £375 -11.76% 1
Oxford - 7 £375 -
Cheshire - 4 £425 - 2
Farnborough - 4 £263 -
Luton +7 3 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 3 £500 +92.30%
Bedfordshire +1 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £500 +300.00% 1
Scotland -8 3 £388 -13.88%

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 398 (90.25%) JIRA
2 292 (66.21%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (49.21%) Java
4 153 (34.69%) Linux
5 147 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 136 (30.84%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (30.39%) Scrum
8 110 (24.94%) Puppet
9 102 (23.13%) Oracle
10 100 (22.68%) HTML
10 100 (22.68%) Git (software)
11 96 (21.77%) Subversion
12 95 (21.54%) DevOps
13 90 (20.41%) Red Hat
14 88 (19.95%) Windows
15 86 (19.50%) Atlassian
16 81 (18.37%) JavaScript
17 79 (17.91%) TDD
18 77 (17.46%) Web Services
19 69 (15.65%) Open Source
19 69 (15.65%) HTML5
20 67 (15.19%) Finance
21 66 (14.97%) Maven
22 65 (14.74%) JSON
23 63 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 63 (14.29%) CSS
23 63 (14.29%) SQL
24 57 (12.93%) Security Cleared
25 56 (12.70%) UNIX
26 55 (12.47%) Apache

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 55 (12.47%) Apache
2 40 (9.07%) Tomcat
3 36 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 34 (7.71%) JBoss
5 26 (5.90%) Node.js
6 25 (5.67%) SharePoint
7 19 (4.31%) IIS
7 19 (4.31%) nginx
8 18 (4.08%) MediaWiki
9 14 (3.17%) CMS
10 11 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (2.27%) Jetty
11 10 (2.27%) Mule
12 9 (2.04%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.81%) WildFly
14 7 (1.59%) Mule ESB
15 6 (1.36%) Drupal
16 5 (1.13%) GlassFish
16 5 (1.13%) SAS
17 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.76%) MS Office
3 17 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 9 (2.04%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.81%) PaaS
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.71%) Network Security
2 25 (5.67%) Firewall
3 22 (4.99%) LDAP
4 20 (4.54%) VPN
5 19 (4.31%) LAN
5 19 (4.31%) WAN
5 19 (4.31%) AMQP
6 18 (4.08%) Internet
7 14 (3.17%) OSPF
7 14 (3.17%) BGP
7 14 (3.17%) EIGRP
7 14 (3.17%) IPv6
7 14 (3.17%) HTTP
7 14 (3.17%) IPsec
8 9 (2.04%) SSL
9 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.68%) Skype
11 2 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.88%) NoSQL
2 47 (10.66%) MongoDB
3 45 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 42 (9.52%) MySQL
5 40 (9.07%) SQL Server
6 39 (8.84%) Relational Database
7 31 (7.03%) Hadoop
8 26 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (4.99%) Big Data
10 8 (1.81%) HBase
11 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.59%) DB2
11 7 (1.59%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.91%) Redis
13 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 398 (90.25%) JIRA
2 147 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 100 (22.68%) Git (software)
4 96 (21.77%) Subversion
5 66 (14.97%) Maven
6 49 (11.11%) JUnit
7 45 (10.20%) Hudson
8 37 (8.39%) Cucumber
9 33 (7.48%) Gradle
10 29 (6.58%) Selenium
11 27 (6.12%) Ant
12 26 (5.90%) Artifactory
13 24 (5.44%) TeamCity
14 20 (4.54%) Eclipse
15 19 (4.31%) JMeter
15 19 (4.31%) Mercurial
16 15 (3.40%) SoapUI
17 14 (3.17%) Gerrit
17 14 (3.17%) Axure RP
17 14 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 67 (15.19%) Finance
2 49 (11.11%) Banking
3 20 (4.54%) Retail
4 17 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.17%) Marketing
7 9 (2.04%) Games
8 5 (1.13%) Publishing
9 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.91%) Front Office
10 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.68%) Legal
10 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 136 (30.84%) Developer
2 73 (16.55%) Analyst
3 48 (10.88%) Business Analyst
4 43 (9.75%) Architect
5 41 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.54%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.31%) Test Analyst
8 19 (4.31%) Agile Business Analyst
9 18 (4.08%) Consultant
10 16 (3.63%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 13 (2.95%) Technical Architect
12 13 (2.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (2.72%) Platform Architect
14 10 (2.27%) Test Leader
15 9 (2.04%) Designer
15 9 (2.04%) Tester
15 9 (2.04%) Author
15 9 (2.04%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (22.68%) HTML
2 77 (17.46%) Web Services
3 69 (15.65%) HTML5
4 65 (14.74%) JSON
5 63 (14.29%) CSS
6 39 (8.84%) RESTful
6 39 (8.84%) jQuery
7 37 (8.39%) XML
8 35 (7.94%) Spring
9 34 (7.71%) .NET
10 30 (6.80%) J2EE
11 29 (6.58%) Java EE
12 27 (6.12%) EJB
13 24 (5.44%) REST
14 22 (4.99%) JMS
15 19 (4.31%) CSS3
16 18 (4.08%) Backbone.js
17 17 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (3.85%) Ajax
18 16 (3.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.65%) Open Source
2 42 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.62%) User Experience
4 36 (8.16%) Wiki
5 24 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (4.31%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.27%) Clustering
8 8 (1.81%) Online Games
9 7 (1.59%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.36%) iPad
10 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.13%) DTV
11 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.13%) IVR
12 4 (0.91%) FMCG
12 4 (0.91%) PKI
13 3 (0.68%) Derivative
13 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 153 (34.69%) Linux
2 88 (19.95%) Windows
3 63 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (12.70%) UNIX
5 30 (6.80%) CentOS
6 26 (5.90%) Ubuntu
7 22 (4.99%) Android
8 15 (3.40%) Debian
8 15 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.17%) Solaris
10 13 (2.95%) AIX
11 11 (2.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.81%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.59%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.13%) SUSE
15 3 (0.68%) HPUX
15 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.23%) Fedora
16 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (66.21%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (30.84%) Continuous Integration
3 134 (30.39%) Scrum
4 95 (21.54%) DevOps
5 79 (17.91%) TDD
6 54 (12.24%) Kanban
7 51 (11.56%) Configuration Management
8 49 (11.11%) User Stories
9 41 (9.30%) OO
10 38 (8.62%) BDD
11 37 (8.39%) Project Management
12 36 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 34 (7.71%) Business Analysis
14 33 (7.48%) Waterfall
15 31 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (6.80%) Test Scripting
16 30 (6.80%) Use Case
17 27 (6.12%) Software Delivery
18 26 (5.90%) Test Automation
18 26 (5.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (49.21%) Java
2 81 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 63 (14.29%) SQL
4 50 (11.34%) Python
5 46 (10.43%) Ruby
6 35 (7.94%) Perl
7 30 (6.80%) PHP
8 20 (4.54%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.08%) Scala
10 17 (3.85%) C#
11 14 (3.17%) C
12 12 (2.72%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.59%) Groovy
15 7 (1.59%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.59%) VBScript
16 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.13%) VB
18 3 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 21 (4.76%) Degree
4 11 (2.49%) ISEB
5 6 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.13%) CCNA
7 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.45%) PMP
9 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) IIBA
10 1 (0.23%) CBAP
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.75%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) WAI
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.08%) Postfix
2 18 (4.08%) Samba
2 18 (4.08%) iptables
3 15 (3.40%) XenServer
4 12 (2.72%) Varnish
5 11 (2.49%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.81%) Squid
6 8 (1.81%) Docker
7 6 (1.36%) vCloud
8 5 (1.13%) NFS
9 4 (0.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 110 (24.94%) Puppet
2 45 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (5.67%) Vagrant
4 23 (5.22%) ZABBIX
5 17 (3.85%) Salt
6 11 (2.49%) Ansible
7 10 (2.27%) yum
8 8 (1.81%) logstash
9 5 (1.13%) Kibana
10 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.45%) SCOM
12 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.45%) nmon
13 1 (0.23%) SELinux
13 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 102 (23.13%) Oracle
2 90 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 86 (19.50%) Atlassian
4 27 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 24 (5.44%) VMware
6 22 (4.99%) IBM
7 17 (3.85%) Adobe
8 16 (3.63%) Citrix
9 14 (3.17%) BEA
10 13 (2.95%) TIBCO
11 12 (2.72%) Infragistics
11 12 (2.72%) SAP
11 12 (2.72%) DevExpress
12 11 (2.49%) HP
13 10 (2.27%) Google
14 8 (1.81%) hybris
14 8 (1.81%) Splunk
15 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.13%) MuleSoft
15 5 (1.13%) Perforce
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