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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 31 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.30% 1.63% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 9.29% 4.41% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£376 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £194 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +38.88%
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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
183 136 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.33% 36.86% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 83 82
Average daily rate £325 £340 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £431 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 31 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 9 (39.13%) Citrix
1 9 (39.13%) EDI
1 9 (39.13%) ETL
1 9 (39.13%) EDIFACT
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
1 9 (39.13%) Fiorano
1 9 (39.13%) PACS
1 9 (39.13%) HL7
1 9 (39.13%) DICOM
1 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Data Integration
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) UML
2 7 (30.43%) NHS
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) RAD
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) SAML
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) JDBC
5 4 (17.39%) JSP
5 4 (17.39%) Struts

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Toad
2 2 (8.70%) JDeveloper
2 2 (8.70%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Hudson
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (8.70%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Data Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Clinical Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Clinical Data Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) EDI
1 9 (39.13%) EDIFACT
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) JDBC
3 4 (17.39%) JSP
3 4 (17.39%) Struts
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) SAML
3 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) Spring Security
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) PACS
2 7 (30.43%) Data Integration
2 7 (30.43%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Informatics
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) AIX
1 2 (8.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ETL
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
1 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) RAD
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) COBOL
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) RPG
5 1 (4.35%) NATURAL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) HL7
1 9 (39.13%) DICOM
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix
1 9 (39.13%) Fiorano
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus
3 2 (8.70%) BT