The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 68 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 0.40% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.55% 2.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £413 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +58.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
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UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
169 130 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.18% 17.43% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 79 56
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South Wales - 5 £383 -
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (55.00%) Use Case
5 11 (55.00%) User Stories
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) DevOps
7 7 (35.00%) User Experience
7 7 (35.00%) Open Source
7 7 (35.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 7 (35.00%) Subversion
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) ISEB
8 6 (30.00%) SDLC
9 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (25.00%) Axure RP
9 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (25.00%) Hudson
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Spock
9 5 (25.00%) Geb

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) Maven
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 5 (25.00%) Hudson
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) Spock
3 5 (25.00%) Geb
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) XSLT
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 5 (25.00%) JSF
2 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) VXML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (55.00%) Use Case
3 11 (55.00%) User Stories
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) RUP
7 5 (25.00%) DSDM
7 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) System Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Twitter
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics