The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Stirling 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.94% 7.37% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 14.89% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £375 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +14.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.24% +44.68%
Vendors Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 52.94% 49.47% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 14
Average daily rate £385 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
IBM
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) HP