The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ILOG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ILOG over the 3 months to 26 January 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 IBM ILOG.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ILOG
Rank 543 508 501
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -7
Contract jobs citing ILOG 13 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.049% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.11% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
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£425 £500 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.53%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21211 20274 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.92% 45.58% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12658 11604 10398
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 928 1248
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.99 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

ILOG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ILOG Jobs Demand Trend in England

ILOG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ILOG Daily Rate Trend in England

ILOG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ILOG across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

ILOG Daily Rate Histogram in England

ILOG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ILOG Hourly Rate Trend in England

ILOG
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 ILOG within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -12 6 £550 +10.00% 1
South East -19 4 £425 -
North East - 3 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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ILOG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ILOG 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 ILOG.

1 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (46.15%) Cognos
2 12 (46.15%) SPSS
3 11 (42.31%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) JRules
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) J2EE
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) XML
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) IBM
8 6 (23.08%) LDAP
8 6 (23.08%) SOA
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) UNIX
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) Analytics
10 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (15.38%) FileNet
10 4 (15.38%) Service Management
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ILOG 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 ILOG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) FileNet
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LDAP
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) JRules Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Cognos Support
6 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) JRules
2 10 (38.46%) J2EE
3 8 (30.77%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware
5 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) SOA
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
2 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) OOD
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) RUP
5 1 (3.85%) DSDM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cognos
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Rogue Wave
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle