The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 84 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 75 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 2.97% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 7.48% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1035 1003 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 39.66% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 477 518
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Scotland region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Edinburgh -9 21 £447 +6.42% 3
Glasgow -8 17 £413 +17.85% 2
Stirling -5 2 £425 +30.76% 1
West Lothian -12 1 - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (35.14%) Banking
2 24 (32.43%) Finance
3 19 (25.68%) Java
4 18 (24.32%) FileNet
5 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
6 12 (16.22%) Mainframe
7 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.51%) Dojo
8 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle
8 9 (12.16%) Web Services
8 9 (12.16%) UNIX
8 9 (12.16%) CA
8 9 (12.16%) Change Management
9 8 (10.81%) Workflow
9 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.81%) XML
9 8 (10.81%) HTML
9 8 (10.81%) HTML5
9 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.81%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.46%) CSS
10 7 (9.46%) SOAP
10 7 (9.46%) Kofax
11 6 (8.11%) Project Management
11 6 (8.11%) zOS
11 6 (8.11%) Tivoli
11 6 (8.11%) OO

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (24.32%) FileNet
2 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.05%) CICS
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.70%) Documentum
5 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) SPSS
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Eikon
1 1 (1.35%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.35%) Agresso
1 1 (1.35%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Silverpop
1 2 (2.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) LDAP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.05%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) DataStage
1 4 (5.41%) DB2
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) Cognos Query Studio
3 2 (2.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (2.70%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (2.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Kalido
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) DecisionStream
4 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
2 3 (4.05%) JSUnit
3 2 (2.70%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.35%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 26 (35.14%) Banking
2 24 (32.43%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.05%) FileNet Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) DBA
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Specialist
8 2 (2.70%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Dojo
2 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.16%) Web Services
3 8 (10.81%) XML
3 8 (10.81%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) HTML5
4 7 (9.46%) CSS
4 7 (9.46%) SOAP
5 5 (6.76%) Spring
5 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.41%) WSDL
6 4 (5.41%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) Sass
6 4 (5.41%) LESS
7 3 (4.05%) Drools
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (4.05%) JMS
8 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.70%) JSP
8 2 (2.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Mainframe
2 8 (10.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.76%) DataPower
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) iSeries
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) UNIX
2 6 (8.11%) zOS
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows
5 3 (4.05%) OS/2
6 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.35%) AIX
7 1 (1.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Change Management
2 8 (10.81%) Workflow
2 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 6 (8.11%) OO
4 6 (8.11%) Content Management
4 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Scrum
6 4 (5.41%) ETL
6 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.05%) Document Management
7 3 (4.05%) TDD
7 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.05%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (4.05%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Java
2 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) REXX
4 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) JCL
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) COBOL
6 2 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
1 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) RACF
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.70%) Netcool
3 2 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.35%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
1 9 (12.16%) CA
2 7 (9.46%) Kofax
3 2 (2.70%) Lotus
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec
3 2 (2.70%) Cognos
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) EMC
3 2 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (1.35%) Syncsort
4 1 (1.35%) Informatica
4 1 (1.35%) Veritas
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Dell
4 1 (1.35%) Sybase
4 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
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