The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Connections skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Connections over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Connections
Rank - 629 617
Contract jobs citing IBM Connections 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.019% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10496 10337 9638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 18.51% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6875 6290 5949
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 383 322
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.74 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.15 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

IBM Connections
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Connections within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Connections Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Connections
Daily Rate Trend

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

IBM Connections Daily Rate Trend in the UK