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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 68 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 0.25% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £241
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +76.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50
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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
202 155 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.79% 19.42% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 47
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £23.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.57% +75.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Use Case
4 11 (73.33%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) User Experience
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
7 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
7 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (33.33%) System Testing
8 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) QA
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) DevOps
10 2 (13.33%) Open Source
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (13.33%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) IVR
10 2 (13.33%) MySQL

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) VXML
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) IVR
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (73.33%) User Stories
3 11 (73.33%) Use Case
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) System Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft