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 1 April 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 53 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.83% 0.54% 4.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 1.08% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£380 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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
162 185 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.47% 50.00% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 106
Average daily rate £400 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £13.75 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.45% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.35 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 1 April 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
Gloucester +1 2 £380 -24.00%
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) ATG
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Commerce Server
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) hybris
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) MODAF
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
6 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) CSS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Commerce Server
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) JDBC
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) Struts
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) MODAF
2 2 (15.38%) User Stories
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) RUP
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) ATG
2 5 (38.46%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) Micro Focus
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie
3 1 (7.69%) Demandware