The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 40 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.68% 3.62% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.48% 8.33% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
IBM
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
211 180 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.86% 43.48% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 99 96
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £193 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.97 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% +18.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £14.16 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £19.10 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Cardiff -11 11 £200 -42.85% 1
Torfaen - - - -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) TDD
4 15 (31.91%) XML
4 15 (31.91%) WebSphere
4 15 (31.91%) Selenium
5 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) Web Services
5 14 (29.79%) Subversion
5 14 (29.79%) Spring
6 13 (27.66%) FileNet
6 13 (27.66%) XSLT
6 13 (27.66%) BDD
7 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) AS400
8 11 (23.40%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) JUnit
8 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 11 (23.40%) Struts
8 11 (23.40%) Java SE
8 11 (23.40%) MyBatis
9 8 (17.02%) ITIL
9 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
10 7 (14.89%) Service Management
10 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
10 7 (14.89%) SOA
10 7 (14.89%) UNIX
10 7 (14.89%) HTML
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (31.91%) WebSphere
2 13 (27.66%) FileNet
3 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) DataStage
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Selenium
2 14 (29.79%) Subversion
3 11 (23.40%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (8.51%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (8.51%) TestNG
4 4 (8.51%) JMeter
5 3 (6.38%) Maven
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Hudson
6 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Test Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) QA Manager
8 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 3 (6.38%) QA Test Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) XML
2 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) Spring
3 13 (27.66%) XSLT
4 11 (23.40%) Struts
4 11 (23.40%) Java SE
4 11 (23.40%) MyBatis
5 7 (14.89%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) JSF
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) AS400
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) iSeries
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Open Source
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) LPAR
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) OS/400
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) TDD
3 13 (27.66%) BDD
4 8 (17.02%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.89%) Service Management
5 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.89%) SOA
6 5 (10.64%) Coaching
7 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) SysML
7 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Workflow
8 3 (6.38%) Validation
8 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) MCP
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Certification
5 2 (4.26%) GCIA
5 2 (4.26%) GCFW
5 2 (4.26%) GCWN
5 2 (4.26%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Informatica
5 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.13%) Talend
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