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 23 January 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.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ILOG
Rank 564 534 530
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs citing ILOG 14 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.047% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.10% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 1
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£425 £500 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.53%
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 11 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 23 January 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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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 -33 13 £425 -15.00% 3
London -13 6 £550 +10.00% 3
South East -20 4 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
North East - 3 - -
City of London +9 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Sheffield - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

ILOG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (51.72%) WebSphere
2 14 (48.28%) JRules
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) J2EE
3 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) SPSS
4 12 (41.38%) Cognos
5 10 (34.48%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) SOA
8 7 (24.14%) IBM
8 7 (24.14%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) LDAP
9 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.24%) SSL
10 5 (17.24%) FileNet
10 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) Internet
10 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
10 5 (17.24%) JBoss
10 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) Degree

ILOG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) FileNet
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) JBoss
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LDAP
2 5 (17.24%) SSL
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) DbUnit
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Spock
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Cognos Support
7 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Cognos BI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Technician
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) JRules Developer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) JRules
2 13 (44.83%) J2EE
3 10 (34.48%) XML
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Dojo
7 2 (6.90%) Spring
7 2 (6.90%) JSF
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) J2SE
7 2 (6.90%) EJB
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.45%) XSD
8 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) SOA
2 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Analytics
2 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) OOD
3 3 (10.34%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.90%) DSDM
4 2 (6.90%) RUP
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.45%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cognos
2 7 (24.14%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Rogue Wave
4 1 (3.45%) Kofax
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk