The table below looks at the statistics for Build Forge skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Forge over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 578 - 565
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £500
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Build Forge
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Build Forge
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Forge across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Build Forge Jobs Demand Trend in England

Build Forge
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Build Forge Daily Rate Trend in England

Build Forge
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Forge within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
South East - 2 - -
Build Forge
UK

Build Forge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Build Forge 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 Build Forge.

1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing

Build Forge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Build Forge 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 Build Forge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli