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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 649 648 586
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -62
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 7 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.084% 0.014% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £340 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 - £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - £278
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
8307 7201 6773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.04% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5708 4696 4391
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 131 155
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.28 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Forge within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Build Forge Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Forge
Top 8 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 28 May 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
Scotland - 4 £330 -
England -12 3 £509 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
Erskine - 3 £330 -
London -10 2 £417 -
Norwich - 1 £600 -
East of England - 1 £600 -
Norfolk - 1 £600 -

Build Forge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 5 (55.56%) JBoss
4 5 (55.56%) SSL
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (44.44%) Sun
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) Tuxedo
5 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) AIX
5 4 (44.44%) Solaris
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) C
5 4 (44.44%) C++
5 4 (44.44%) OS/390
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) OpenText MBPM
5 4 (44.44%) Spring

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 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) JBoss
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) AquaLogic
3 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (44.44%) Tuxedo
3 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 4 (44.44%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (11.11%) CICS
4 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) C# Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Product Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 2 (22.22%) JAX-WS
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) OS/390
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) QMS
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Axway
2 4 (44.44%) Fujitsu
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) HP