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 1 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Connections
Rank 598 594 552
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -42
Contract jobs citing IBM Connections 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.020% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £363
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
10231 9473 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 17.39% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6242 5848 4829
Average daily rate £388 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 315 429
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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

IBM Connections
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Connections within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 2 - -
England -7 2 - - 1

IBM Connections
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM Connections also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Connections.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) JavaBeans
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) XPages
2 1 (50.00%) Yammer

IBM Connections
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM Connections also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Connections. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaBeans
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) XPages
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com