The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 7 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 36 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.13% 1.47% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 7.91% 3.97% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£279 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +27.81%
IBM
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
139 151 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.60% 37.10% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 94 68
Average daily rate £310 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing IBM 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 IBM.

1 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 9 (47.37%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) RAD
4 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 5 (26.32%) COBOL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) AS400
6 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
6 4 (21.05%) SAML
6 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) RPG
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (21.05%) MS Project
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) JDBC
6 4 (21.05%) JSP
6 4 (21.05%) Struts
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) OS/400
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Tomcat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing IBM 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 IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
2 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (10.53%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Toad
3 2 (10.53%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Clinical Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) SAML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) JDBC
2 4 (21.05%) JSP
2 4 (21.05%) Struts
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) Ajax
2 4 (21.05%) Spring Security
3 3 (15.79%) EDIFACT
3 3 (15.79%) EDI
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (10.53%) WebCenter
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 3 (15.79%) PACS
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) OS/400
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) UML
2 6 (31.58%) RAD
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) COBOL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) RPG
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) HL7
1 3 (15.79%) DICOM
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Fiorano
3 2 (10.53%) Micro Focus
3 2 (10.53%) BT
3 2 (10.53%) EMC