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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 12 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.16% 17.39% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 23.53% 37.74% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£435 £513 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% -6.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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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 53 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 34.69% 46.09% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) FileNet
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Dojo
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Spring
7 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (12.50%) JPA
7 1 (12.50%) Drools
7 1 (12.50%) JSUnit
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) JSP
7 1 (12.50%) Servlets

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) FileNet
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) JSUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) FileNet Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) FileNet Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Dojo
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) Drools
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle