The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 132 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Confluence 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 1.03% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£375 £423 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +322.50%
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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England

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

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
554 390 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.00% 17.05% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 204 215
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.00 £36.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Confluence
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Confluence Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Confluence
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
West Yorkshire -18 5 £375 -11.24% 5
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Grails
4 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
4 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (57.14%) WSDL
4 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
4 4 (57.14%) JAXB
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) W3C
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) Python

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
3 3 (42.86%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Adabas
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Grails
2 4 (57.14%) WSDL
2 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
2 4 (57.14%) JAXB
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) W3C
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) JCL
3 3 (42.86%) COBOL
4 2 (28.57%) NATURAL
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft