The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 8.05% -
As % of the Vendors category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 34.69% 48.28% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 1
Average daily rate £400 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

IBM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) KYC
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) KYC
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Pega