The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 November 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 46 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.64% 1.01% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 1.75% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -17.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -35.17%
IBM
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
246 171 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.41% 57.38% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 74 45
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £30.10 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
Gloucester - 5 £375 - 1
Cheltenham -14 1 £188 -51.92% 1
Cirencester - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing IBM 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 IBM.

1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (58.82%) XML
3 9 (52.94%) Struts
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) JDBC
3 9 (52.94%) JSP
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
3 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) SAML
3 9 (52.94%) Spring
3 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
3 9 (52.94%) Ajax
3 9 (52.94%) Spring Security
3 9 (52.94%) Shibboleth
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) ATG
5 4 (23.53%) hybris
5 4 (23.53%) Commerce Server
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) C

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing IBM 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 IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (23.53%) Commerce Server
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) TeamSite
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) Apache
6 1 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
6 1 (5.88%) Drupal
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Connections
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Tridion
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
2 9 (52.94%) SAML
2 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
2 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) Ajax
2 9 (52.94%) Spring Security
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) JDBC
2 9 (52.94%) JSP
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Struts
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) Spring Batch
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (5.88%) WSDL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Social Network
1 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) SysML
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Shibboleth
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) ATG
2 4 (23.53%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) RedPrairie
3 1 (5.88%) Demandware
3 1 (5.88%) Open Text
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) Software AG
3 1 (5.88%) Micro Focus