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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Build Forge
UK
Rank - 622 615
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.027% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £425
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
7653 7455 7018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.88% 14.57% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5117 4924 4667
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) Hudson
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) JPA
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) CruiseControl
2 9 (90.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (90.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) JSP
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 5 (50.00%) Spring Boot
6 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (40.00%) Multithreading

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 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) CruiseControl
2 9 (90.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Core Java Developer
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Commodities Java Developer
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) JPA
2 9 (90.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) JSP
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) JMS
7 1 (10.00%) JNDI
7 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle