The table below looks at the statistics for Build Forge skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Forge over the 3 months to 18 December 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 400 424 382
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -42
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.059% 0.033% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £400
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3417 3046 2846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.77% 12.52% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2666 2235 2033
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Build Forge
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Forge across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Build Forge Jobs Demand Trend in London

Build Forge
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Build Forge Daily Rate Trend in London

Build Forge
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Build Forge 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 Build Forge.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Build Forge
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Build Forge 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 Build Forge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Build Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus