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 10 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.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 52 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 5.14% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 9.88% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 6
Average daily rate - £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
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
162 162 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.21% 52.09% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 75
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.13 £11.00 £53.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -79.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £11.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) JDBC
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Struts
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) Ajax
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (60.00%) SAML
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) Spring Security
1 6 (60.00%) Shibboleth
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) WSUS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Ajax
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) JDBC
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) SAML
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) Spring Security
1 6 (60.00%) Struts
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITSM
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) BMC
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Remedy
1 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (20.00%) SAP