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 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 576 573 560
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.061% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 10
Average daily rate
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£498 £490 £509
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £442 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £505 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7444 6584 5761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.01% 13.08% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4958 4264 3771
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 119 122
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Forge across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Build Forge Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
London +21 7 £525 +7.14%
Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
East of England - 2 £470 -
South East - 1 £418 -
Build Forge
UK

Build Forge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) J2EE
4 10 (71.43%) REST
5 9 (64.29%) Hudson
5 9 (64.29%) CruiseControl
6 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
6 8 (57.14%) Low Latency
7 7 (50.00%) JSON
7 7 (50.00%) TIBCO
8 6 (42.86%) Web Services
8 6 (42.86%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (42.86%) Front Office
8 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (35.71%) JPA
9 5 (35.71%) MVC
9 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
9 5 (35.71%) C#
9 5 (35.71%) HTML
9 5 (35.71%) Python
9 5 (35.71%) JSP
10 4 (28.57%) VBA
10 4 (28.57%) .NET
10 4 (28.57%) Scrum
10 4 (28.57%) Maven

Build Forge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) CruiseControl
2 9 (64.29%) Hudson
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 6 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 10 (71.43%) J2EE
2 10 (71.43%) REST
3 7 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) JPA
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Dojo
8 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 2 (14.29%) Ajax
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 8 (57.14%) Low Latency
4 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) VBA
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat