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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ILOG
Rank 567 548 543
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing ILOG 16 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.076% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £313 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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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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 -8 10 £475 +5.55%
London +8 6 £463 -7.50%
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ILOG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JRules
3 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Java EE
6 5 (27.78%) Java SE
6 5 (27.78%) PegaRULES
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) SOA
8 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (16.67%) LDAP
8 3 (16.67%) Staffware
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Banking
9 2 (11.11%) REST
9 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (11.11%) Cognos
9 2 (11.11%) OOD
9 2 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) DB2
9 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (11.11%) Middleware
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Mainframe

ILOG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) PegaRULES
3 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) FishEye
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) JRules Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Business Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Server Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) JRules
2 6 (33.33%) Java EE
3 5 (27.78%) Java SE
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) RUP
4 1 (5.56%) DSDM
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle