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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 88 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Confluence 50 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.75% - 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.35% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 1
Average daily rate £442 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Confluence
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
599 471 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.93% 18.47% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 302 215
Average daily rate £420 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Average hourly rate £10.99 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.04 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Confluence across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Confluence Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 49 £442 - 3
Humberside - 1 - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 84 (100.00%) JIRA
2 79 (94.05%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 58 (69.05%) Java
5 48 (57.14%) DevOps
6 47 (55.95%) Puppet
7 46 (54.76%) Maven
8 45 (53.57%) Selenium
8 45 (53.57%) SonarQube
9 44 (52.38%) Linux
10 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
11 36 (42.86%) Security Cleared
12 33 (39.29%) SC Cleared
13 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
13 29 (34.52%) Python
14 25 (29.76%) Atlassian
15 24 (28.57%) Ruby
15 24 (28.57%) Cucumber
16 23 (27.38%) yum
16 23 (27.38%) Bash Shell
16 23 (27.38%) Microservices
16 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (27.38%) Data Protection
17 22 (26.19%) JMeter
17 22 (26.19%) SOA
17 22 (26.19%) Perl
17 22 (26.19%) JUnit
17 22 (26.19%) HP UFT
17 22 (26.19%) Appium
17 22 (26.19%) Liquibase

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (26.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) Drupal
2 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) SNMP
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.38%) Big Data
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 84 (100.00%) JIRA
2 70 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 46 (54.76%) Maven
4 45 (53.57%) Selenium
4 45 (53.57%) SonarQube
5 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
6 24 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 22 (26.19%) Appium
7 22 (26.19%) HP UFT
7 22 (26.19%) JMeter
7 22 (26.19%) JUnit
7 22 (26.19%) Liquibase
7 22 (26.19%) Mocha
7 22 (26.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (25.00%) LoadRunner
9 10 (11.90%) Ant
10 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.19%) FishEye
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Architect
1 22 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 18 (21.43%) DevOps Architect
4 13 (15.48%) Developer
5 12 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Data Scientist
8 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Applications Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.38%) Systems Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) .NET
2 10 (11.90%) YAML
3 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.38%) JSON
3 2 (2.38%) OAuth
3 2 (2.38%) OAuth2
3 2 (2.38%) RESTful
3 2 (2.38%) SOAP
3 2 (2.38%) Swagger
3 2 (2.38%) Velocity
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) LAMP
4 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.19%) WSDL
4 1 (1.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) PKI
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.19%) CESG
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (52.38%) Linux
2 21 (25.00%) Windows
3 20 (23.81%) Mac OS X
4 13 (15.48%) CentOS
4 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.48%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) Fedora
5 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (94.05%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.14%) DevOps
3 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
4 23 (27.38%) Data Protection
4 23 (27.38%) Microservices
5 22 (26.19%) SOA
6 21 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 20 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (20.24%) Functional Testing
8 17 (20.24%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (19.05%) Scrum
10 13 (15.48%) Build Automation
10 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 10 (11.90%) Open Source
13 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.71%) Test Strategy
14 7 (8.33%) Analytics
14 7 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) Java
2 29 (34.52%) Python
3 24 (28.57%) Ruby
4 23 (27.38%) Bash Shell
5 22 (26.19%) Perl
6 21 (25.00%) C#
7 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
8 11 (13.10%) C
8 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
9 7 (8.33%) R
10 3 (3.57%) SQL
11 2 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 33 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 5 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.19%) GPG13
4 1 (1.19%) WAI
4 1 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) vSphere
2 13 (15.48%) Docker
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (55.95%) Puppet
2 23 (27.38%) yum
3 22 (26.19%) Bareos
4 12 (14.29%) Ansible
5 3 (3.57%) logstash
6 1 (1.19%) Piwik
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Atlassian
2 20 (23.81%) HP
3 13 (15.48%) VMware
4 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk