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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 5.50% 2.86% 7.22%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 5.41% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.36%
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 £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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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
48 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 44.04% 52.86% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 25
Average daily rate £425 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 28 April 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 11 (91.67%) FileNet
2 8 (66.67%) Workflow
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Dojo
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Documentum
7 2 (16.67%) FileNet Content Manager
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (91.67%) FileNet
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) FileNet Content Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) JSUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) FileNet Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Documentum Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) FileNet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Dojo
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) LESS
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) Drools
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase