The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 16 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 7.69% 5.33% 12.04%
As % of the Vendors category 32.00% 14.29% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Average daily rate
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£385 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -37.09%
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South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 24.04% 37.33% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 28
Average daily rate £325 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 £13.50 £9.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+381.48% +44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Newport

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
4 14 (58.33%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) TDD
5 13 (54.17%) Subversion
5 13 (54.17%) Spring
5 13 (54.17%) XSLT
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) BDD
6 12 (50.00%) JUnit
7 11 (45.83%) Struts
7 11 (45.83%) Web Services
7 11 (45.83%) FileNet
7 11 (45.83%) MyBatis
7 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
7 11 (45.83%) Java SE
8 9 (37.50%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) SOA
10 6 (25.00%) UML
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) HTML
10 6 (25.00%) Use Case
10 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (20.83%) REST
11 5 (20.83%) Workflow
12 4 (16.67%) Scrum
12 4 (16.67%) SysML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 11 (45.83%) FileNet
1 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 13 (54.17%) Subversion
3 12 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (16.67%) TestNG
4 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (12.50%) Ant
5 3 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
7 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Trainer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Trainer
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) XML
2 13 (54.17%) XSLT
2 13 (54.17%) Spring
3 11 (45.83%) Java SE
3 11 (45.83%) Struts
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) MyBatis
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) J2EE
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) JSF
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) XHTML
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) Spring Batch
7 2 (8.33%) JPA
7 2 (8.33%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) iSeries
2 3 (12.50%) AS400
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
2 13 (54.17%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) UML
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) SysML
6 4 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Management
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Informatica