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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 5 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 21.65% 3.70% 14.67%
As % of the Vendors category 43.75% 11.11% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate
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£373 £488 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% +173.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £438 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £538 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.13%
Vendors Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 49.48% 33.33% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 25
Average daily rate £325 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £350 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £515 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
IBM
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (73.91%) FileNet
2 15 (65.22%) Workflow
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
5 6 (26.09%) Control-M
5 6 (26.09%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) JRules
7 4 (17.39%) Dojo
7 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
7 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
7 4 (17.39%) MOM
7 4 (17.39%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) BMC
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) Unisys
8 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (73.91%) FileNet
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Technical Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Designer
4 8 (34.78%) Technical Designer
5 5 (21.74%) Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) FileNet Developer
7 2 (8.70%) CMS Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Development Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operator
8 1 (4.35%) FileNet Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) FileNet Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) JRules
2 4 (17.39%) Dojo
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Servlets
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Workflow
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Control-M
2 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) MOM
2 4 (17.39%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (13.04%) Unicenter
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (13.04%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (13.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) BMC
2 4 (17.39%) Unisys
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects