The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newport region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 15 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 12.82% 6.76% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 44.12% 15.63% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £513 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.15 £25.59 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+37.35% -20.65%
Vendors Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
34 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 29.06% 43.24% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 22
Average daily rate £445 £425 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Newport region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) XSLT
2 12 (57.14%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) Subversion
3 11 (52.38%) Selenium
4 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) BDD
4 10 (47.62%) MyBatis
4 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
4 10 (47.62%) Java SE
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) FileNet
4 10 (47.62%) JUnit
4 10 (47.62%) Struts
5 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) SOA
8 6 (28.57%) UML
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Use Case
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (19.05%) SysML
10 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (47.62%) FileNet
1 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
1 11 (52.38%) Subversion
2 10 (47.62%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Ant
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (4.76%) TestNG
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) XML
1 12 (57.14%) XSLT
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
2 10 (47.62%) Struts
2 10 (47.62%) Java SE
2 10 (47.62%) MyBatis
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) Spring Batch
6 2 (9.52%) PrimeFaces
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) XHTML
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) JPA
6 2 (9.52%) Facelets
6 2 (9.52%) JSF
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) AS400
1 1 (4.76%) iSeries
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (47.62%) TDD
1 10 (47.62%) BDD
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) UML
3 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) SysML
4 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
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