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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 407 482 572
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +90
Contract jobs citing Confluence 209 110 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.21% 0.063%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 1.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 68 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
10254 9211 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.44% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5433 5831
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 370 480
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
England +76 191 £425 - 30
London +36 114 £438 +2.94% 12
South East +22 33 £375 +44.23% 12
East of England -16 23 £450 +9.09%
Bedfordshire -2 17 £450 +5.88%
City of London +16 16 £475 +18.67% 2
Hampshire +10 16 £365 +40.38% 7
Wales - 15 £425 - 1
Luton -10 12 £450 +5.88%
North West +6 11 £265 - 1
Southampton - 10 £340 -
Surrey - 8 £410 - 4
Manchester - 7 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £236 -
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £300 -
Cambridge -10 4 £300 -
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
South West - 3 £388 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -18 2 £425 +6.25%
Cheshire - 2 £263 -
Bristol - 2 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £345 -
Leeds - 2 £345 -
Yorkshire - 2 £345 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 355 (93.67%) JIRA
2 231 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (48.55%) Java
4 127 (33.51%) Git (software)
5 125 (32.98%) Scrum
6 119 (31.40%) Subversion
7 118 (31.13%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (27.97%) XML
9 102 (26.91%) Jenkins
10 100 (26.39%) DevOps
11 92 (24.27%) Maven
12 86 (22.69%) Atlassian
12 86 (22.69%) UNIX
13 85 (22.43%) Linux
14 77 (20.32%) Spring
15 76 (20.05%) TDD
16 75 (19.79%) Configuration Management
17 73 (19.26%) Web Services
18 70 (18.47%) MySQL
18 70 (18.47%) E-Commerce
19 69 (18.21%) Windows
20 65 (17.15%) HTML
21 63 (16.62%) XSD
22 62 (16.36%) JUnit
23 61 (16.09%) jQuery
24 58 (15.30%) SQL
25 56 (14.78%) Security Cleared
26 55 (14.51%) CSS
26 55 (14.51%) Apache
27 54 (14.25%) Tomcat

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 55 (14.51%) Apache
2 54 (14.25%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.75%) nginx
4 15 (3.96%) IIS
5 14 (3.69%) FileNet
5 14 (3.69%) MediaWiki
6 13 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.43%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.37%) Node.js
8 8 (2.11%) CMS
9 5 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.32%) GemFire
9 5 (1.32%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.53%) Drupal
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.75%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.43%) MS Office
4 10 (2.64%) MS Project
5 8 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) RMDS
1 8 (2.11%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.58%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.32%) GitHub
4 4 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.23%) Firewall
2 20 (5.28%) LDAP
2 20 (5.28%) DNS
3 16 (4.22%) VPN
4 15 (3.96%) HTTP
5 14 (3.69%) LAN
5 14 (3.69%) WAN
5 14 (3.69%) IPv6
5 14 (3.69%) OSPF
5 14 (3.69%) BGP
5 14 (3.69%) EIGRP
5 14 (3.69%) IPsec
5 14 (3.69%) Network Security
6 8 (2.11%) SSL
7 7 (1.85%) SSH
7 7 (1.85%) AMQP
8 6 (1.58%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.32%) Internet
10 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.47%) MySQL
2 40 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 27 (7.12%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.86%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 22 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.22%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.64%) Big Data
11 8 (2.11%) Apache Accumulo
12 7 (1.85%) SAP BI
12 7 (1.85%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.58%) DB2
14 5 (1.32%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 355 (93.67%) JIRA
2 127 (33.51%) Git (software)
3 119 (31.40%) Subversion
4 102 (26.91%) Jenkins
5 92 (24.27%) Maven
6 62 (16.36%) JUnit
7 46 (12.14%) Hudson
8 43 (11.35%) TeamCity
9 31 (8.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (5.54%) Selenium
11 15 (3.96%) Eclipse
12 14 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (3.43%) Cucumber
14 9 (2.37%) Artifactory
15 8 (2.11%) Grunt
15 8 (2.11%) Gradle
15 8 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (2.11%) Yeoman
15 8 (2.11%) Bower
15 8 (2.11%) Jasmine
General
1 48 (12.66%) Finance
2 25 (6.60%) Banking
3 17 (4.49%) Front Office
4 15 (3.96%) Marketing
5 14 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.90%) Retail
8 8 (2.11%) Electronics
9 6 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.32%) Publishing
10 5 (1.32%) Legal
11 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.53%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 153 (40.37%) Developer
2 56 (14.78%) Java Developer
3 44 (11.61%) Analyst
4 36 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (8.18%) Hybris Developer
6 21 (5.54%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.28%) Configuration Engineer
8 18 (4.75%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.75%) Administrator
9 16 (4.22%) Lead Developer
9 16 (4.22%) Middleware Developer
10 14 (3.69%) Consultant
11 13 (3.43%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.17%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.64%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
13 10 (2.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.37%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (2.37%) Test Analyst
15 8 (2.11%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.97%) XML
2 77 (20.32%) Spring
3 73 (19.26%) Web Services
4 65 (17.15%) HTML
5 63 (16.62%) XSD
6 61 (16.09%) jQuery
7 55 (14.51%) CSS
8 41 (10.82%) SOAP
9 40 (10.55%) JSON
10 37 (9.76%) Middleware
11 36 (9.50%) AngularJS
11 36 (9.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (8.97%) JSP
12 34 (8.97%) Ajax
13 33 (8.71%) .NET
14 31 (8.18%) Spring MVC
14 31 (8.18%) HTML5
15 30 (7.92%) J2EE
16 29 (7.65%) RESTful
17 27 (7.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.97%) Open Source
2 28 (7.39%) Wiki
3 21 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.69%) User Experience
5 14 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.37%) Derivative
8 8 (2.11%) Equities
8 8 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.85%) DTV
10 6 (1.58%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.58%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.32%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.32%) EPoS
11 5 (1.32%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.06%) NHS
12 4 (1.06%) GIS
13 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (22.69%) UNIX
2 85 (22.43%) Linux
3 69 (18.21%) Windows
4 26 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.49%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.22%) Debian
7 16 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.96%) CentOS
9 6 (1.58%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.06%) Android
10 4 (1.06%) pSOS
11 2 (0.53%) SUSE
11 2 (0.53%) AIX
11 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.26%) Solaris
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (32.98%) Scrum
3 118 (31.13%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (26.39%) DevOps
5 76 (20.05%) TDD
6 75 (19.79%) Configuration Management
7 70 (18.47%) E-Commerce
8 48 (12.66%) OO
9 45 (11.87%) Unit Testing
10 43 (11.35%) Release Management
11 42 (11.08%) Data Modelling
12 38 (10.03%) UML
12 38 (10.03%) Integration Testing
13 37 (9.76%) Pair Programming
14 36 (9.50%) Project Management
15 35 (9.23%) MVC
16 34 (8.97%) RUP
16 34 (8.97%) DSDM
17 31 (8.18%) B2C
18 30 (7.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 184 (48.55%) Java
2 58 (15.30%) SQL
3 44 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 35 (9.23%) Perl
5 32 (8.44%) C#
6 31 (8.18%) Ruby
7 28 (7.39%) Bash Shell
8 23 (6.07%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.07%) PHP
9 21 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 20 (5.28%) Python
11 15 (3.96%) VB
12 13 (3.43%) C
13 10 (2.64%) VBA
14 9 (2.37%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.37%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.58%) XPath
16 5 (1.32%) C++
16 5 (1.32%) XQuery
17 3 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.90%) Degree
4 10 (2.64%) ISEB
5 8 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.85%) MAPM
6 7 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.85%) PMP
6 7 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.53%) IIBA
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.53%) PhD
9 2 (0.53%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MBA
10 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.07%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 18 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.49%) Samba
3 16 (4.22%) Postfix
4 14 (3.69%) XenServer
5 10 (2.64%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.58%) Varnish
7 2 (0.53%) vCloud
7 2 (0.53%) KVM
7 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.53%) Xen
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.26%) qmail
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Squid
8 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 52 (13.72%) Puppet
2 30 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.49%) ZABBIX
4 10 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (2.64%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (1.85%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.85%) YUM
6 6 (1.58%) Salt
6 6 (1.58%) Nagios
7 4 (1.06%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.53%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 86 (22.69%) Atlassian
2 42 (11.08%) Oracle
3 39 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 36 (9.50%) Red Hat
5 35 (9.23%) JBoss
6 31 (8.18%) hybris
7 29 (7.65%) VMware
8 18 (4.75%) IBM
8 18 (4.75%) 29West
9 15 (3.96%) SAP
9 15 (3.96%) Citrix
10 14 (3.69%) Twitter
11 11 (2.90%) Splunk
11 11 (2.90%) Sybase
12 6 (1.58%) ION Trading
13 5 (1.32%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.32%) Informatica
13 5 (1.32%) HP
13 5 (1.32%) Ab Initio
14 4 (1.06%) Fujitsu
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