The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ILOG
Rank 591 552 538
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -14
Contract jobs citing ILOG 13 13 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.054% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 19
Average daily rate
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£507 £444 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £398 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £483 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £514 £450 £458
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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
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 28 July 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 -8 12 £507 +14.19%
South East -22 8 £514 +14.11%
London +9 4 £500 +14.28%
Surrey - - - -
Dorking - - - -

ILOG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JRules
3 7 (35.00%) CPLEX
3 7 (35.00%) Java EE
4 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) PegaRULES
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (25.00%) Java SE
6 4 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (10.00%) LDAP
8 2 (10.00%) Ant
8 2 (10.00%) JUnit
8 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (10.00%) Staffware
8 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
9 1 (5.00%) Drools
9 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (5.00%) Maven
9 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
9 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.00%) FishEye
9 1 (5.00%) WebLogic

ILOG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (25.00%) PegaRULES
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) FishEye
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) JRules Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) JRules
2 7 (35.00%) Java EE
3 5 (25.00%) Java SE
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) OOD
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle