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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 630 627 614
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £417 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £490 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £564 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 - £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
8227 7465 6951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.51% 13.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5670 4922 4446
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 126 156
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 £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 2016.

Build Forge Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Forge
Top 11 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 25 June 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
England +1 8 £563 +7.14%
London +11 5 £600 +14.28%
Scotland - 4 £330 -
Erskine - 3 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
Norfolk - 2 £563 -
East of England - 2 £563 -
North West - 1 £415 -
Norwich - 1 £600 -
Preston - 1 £415 -
Lancashire - 1 £415 -

Build Forge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (78.57%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Release Management
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) JBoss
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Tuxedo
6 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (28.57%) Sun
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) OS/390
6 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware

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 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (28.57%) AquaLogic
3 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (28.57%) Tuxedo
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (7.14%) CICS
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Author
2 1 (7.14%) C# Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Product Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) JPA
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) OS/390
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) QMS
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (7.14%) API Design
6 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
6 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) AWK
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) sed
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) BladeLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Axway
3 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) HP