The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 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 South Wales 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 39 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 26 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.09% 1.23% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 10.57% 2.50% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 8
Average daily rate
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£444 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
246 200 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.74% 49.14% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 120 96
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.39 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.57 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
IBM
Wales

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

IBM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport -3 15 £438 - 1
Cardiff -6 6 £283 -5.83% 4
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 21 (55.26%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) WebSphere
2 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) Selenium
3 16 (42.11%) Spring
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) XML
4 14 (36.84%) XSLT
4 14 (36.84%) Subversion
4 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 13 (34.21%) BDD
5 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 13 (34.21%) TDD
5 13 (34.21%) Web Services
5 13 (34.21%) JUnit
6 12 (31.58%) Struts
6 12 (31.58%) Java SE
6 12 (31.58%) FileNet
6 12 (31.58%) MyBatis
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) UNIX
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle
8 9 (23.68%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) UML
9 7 (18.42%) SOA
9 7 (18.42%) Use Case
9 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
9 7 (18.42%) iSeries
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (44.74%) WebSphere
2 12 (31.58%) FileNet
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) DataStage
4 3 (7.89%) DB2
4 3 (7.89%) OLAP
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) Star Schema
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Selenium
2 14 (36.84%) Subversion
3 13 (34.21%) JUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (10.53%) TestNG
4 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.53%) JMeter
4 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
6 2 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.26%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Trainer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Spring
1 16 (42.11%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) XSLT
3 13 (34.21%) Web Services
4 12 (31.58%) Struts
4 12 (31.58%) Java SE
4 12 (31.58%) MyBatis
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.53%) JSF
7 4 (10.53%) JPA
7 4 (10.53%) Ajax
7 4 (10.53%) .NET
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.89%) MDX
9 2 (5.26%) Spring Batch
9 2 (5.26%) Facelets
9 2 (5.26%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) iSeries
2 4 (10.53%) AS400
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) BDD
1 13 (34.21%) TDD
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) UML
3 7 (18.42%) SOA
3 7 (18.42%) Use Case
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Load Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Workflow
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.53%) SysML
5 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) COBOL
4 3 (7.89%) RPG
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) GIAC
4 3 (7.89%) GCIA
4 3 (7.89%) GCFW
4 3 (7.89%) GCWN
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Juniper
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Informatica
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.89%) Sourcefire
3 3 (7.89%) Trend Micro
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Talend
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