The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 110 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.55% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
Confluence
Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
422 279 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.42% 16.47% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 167 137
Average daily rate £375 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 16
Average hourly rate £18.05 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.43 £30.80 £43.20
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 West Yorkshire

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the West Yorkshire 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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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
Leeds -17 9 £378 +9.42% 3
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Confluence
Yorkshire

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 7 (53.85%) UML
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (53.85%) Docker
5 7 (53.85%) logstash
5 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
5 7 (53.85%) Apache Camel
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) JUnit
7 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) Apache
7 5 (38.46%) ETL
7 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
7 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) SDLC
8 4 (30.77%) User Stories

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
3 3 (23.08%) CICS
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Adabas
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 7 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (53.85%) Apache Camel
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) Grails
5 4 (30.77%) WSDL
5 4 (30.77%) XML Schema
5 4 (30.77%) JAXB
6 3 (23.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) W3C
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) UML
2 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) RUP
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) COBOL
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) JCL
5 2 (15.38%) NATURAL
6 1 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) R
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
1 7 (53.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft