The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 93 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.077% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.29% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
330 234 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.80% 17.99% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 122 156
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Confluence
Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
5 5 (50.00%) Squid
5 5 (50.00%) PKI
5 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
5 5 (50.00%) nginx
5 5 (50.00%) OpenVPN
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) RUP
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Shell Script

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 3 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) dotCover
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (10.00%) FindBugs
5 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
5 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) RUP
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) BPMN
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) DSDM
3 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce