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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.55% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£423 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £53.00
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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
172 158 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.22% 19.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 44
Average daily rate £425 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.16% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £25.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £18.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 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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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 - 1 £425 - 1
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Use Case
3 11 (78.57%) User Stories
4 7 (50.00%) User Experience
5 6 (42.86%) ISEB
6 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) System Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
7 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Open Source
9 2 (14.29%) DevOps
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
9 2 (14.29%) SOA

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) VXML
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 11 (78.57%) Use Case
3 11 (78.57%) User Stories
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Avaya