The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ILOG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ILOG over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM ILOG.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ILOG
Rank 603 574 575
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing ILOG 14 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.065% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
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£475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £313 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £510 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £450
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

ILOG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ILOG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ILOG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ILOG
Daily Rate Trend

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

ILOG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ILOG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ILOG within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ILOG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ILOG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ILOG within the UK.

ILOG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ILOG
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ILOG within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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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
England -21 13 £475 -5.00% 2
South East - 9 £475 - 2
London -3 4 £450 -10.00%
City of London +31 1 - -
Berkshire - - - -

ILOG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ILOG 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 ILOG.

1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) JRules
3 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
4 7 (26.92%) IBM
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Java EE
6 5 (19.23%) Java SE
6 5 (19.23%) CPLEX
6 5 (19.23%) PegaRULES
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Cognos
7 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (15.38%) SPSS
7 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) REST
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (11.54%) LDAP
8 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Staffware
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) zOS
9 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
9 2 (7.69%) Spring
9 2 (7.69%) Maven

ILOG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ILOG 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 ILOG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) PegaRULES
3 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) Confluence
5 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) CPLEX
2 4 (15.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Spock
3 1 (3.85%) FishEye
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) JRules Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Business Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Deployment Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos Support
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) JRules
2 6 (23.08%) Java EE
3 5 (19.23%) Java SE
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Dojo
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) J2SE
6 1 (3.85%) EJB
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) XSD
6 1 (3.85%) JSF
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) zOS
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) OO
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) OOD
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.85%) RUP
4 1 (3.85%) DSDM
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Kofax
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