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 31 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.

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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ILOG
Rank 598 566 556
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing ILOG 14 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.032% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.070% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
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£365 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £444 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £494 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-63.15% +5.55%
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
23743 22981 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 45.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13118 12598
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1016 1014 1026
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 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 +8 11 £370 -20.00%
South East -37 3 £175 -63.15%
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ILOG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) JRules
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 8 (36.36%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
6 6 (27.27%) Validation
7 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
8 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) zOS
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
9 3 (13.64%) UNIX
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Solaris
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) XSLT
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
9 3 (13.64%) SDLC
10 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
10 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (9.09%) Puppet
10 2 (9.09%) Lombardi
10 2 (9.09%) High Availability
10 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.09%) Drools
10 2 (9.09%) PowerShell

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Lombardi
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Junior Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Deployment Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) JRules
2 8 (36.36%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) XSLT
4 2 (9.09%) Drools
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XSD
5 1 (4.55%) EJB
5 1 (4.55%) JDBC
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) JTA
5 1 (4.55%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) WSDL
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Solaris
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C
3 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Xen
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Zenoss
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) BMC
2 2 (9.09%) CA
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Intel