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 17 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 409 412 377
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.012% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.032% 0.094% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Average daily rate
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- £375 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £444
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
3114 3205 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.23% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2182 2370 2022
Average daily rate £425 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £30.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £117.50 £54.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus

Build Forge
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
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
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle