The table below looks at the statistics for Build Forge skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Forge over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 612 643 629
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.024% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £525 £563 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £533 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £425
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Build Forge
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Build Forge as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Build Forge Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Build Forge
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Forge within the UK.

Build Forge Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Build Forge
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Forge within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 9 £525 -
England +15 9 £525 -6.66%
City of London - 8 £538 -

Build Forge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Build Forge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Build Forge.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (83.33%) Hudson
3 10 (83.33%) J2EE
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) TIBCO
4 9 (75.00%) Finance
4 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (75.00%) JSP
4 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) CruiseControl
4 9 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (75.00%) JSON
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (75.00%) JPA
4 9 (75.00%) REST
4 9 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (58.33%) .NET
5 7 (58.33%) C#
6 6 (50.00%) Banking
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
7 5 (41.67%) Spring Boot
8 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (33.33%) Derivative

Build Forge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (83.33%) Hudson
3 9 (75.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Core Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (75.00%) JPA
3 9 (75.00%) JSON
3 9 (75.00%) JSP
3 9 (75.00%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) Spring Boot
6 4 (33.33%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (8.33%) JMS
8 1 (8.33%) JNDI
8 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
8 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) API Design
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle