The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 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 for the Wales region.

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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 43 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 30 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.01% 0.97% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.55% 2.00% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £320 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 250 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.92% 48.73% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 147 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
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IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Wales region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Wales region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
South Wales +3 23 £450 +50.00% 5
IBM
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing IBM 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.

1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) XML
2 22 (47.83%) Spring
2 22 (47.83%) WebSphere
3 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
4 20 (43.48%) XSLT
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) Web Services
5 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
6 18 (39.13%) Subversion
6 18 (39.13%) TDD
6 18 (39.13%) FileNet
7 17 (36.96%) Selenium
8 16 (34.78%) Java SE
8 16 (34.78%) JUnit
8 16 (34.78%) Struts
8 16 (34.78%) BDD
8 16 (34.78%) MyBatis
9 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.26%) Finance
11 12 (26.09%) HTML
12 10 (21.74%) SOA
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
12 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
13 8 (17.39%) REST
13 8 (17.39%) UNIX
14 7 (15.22%) UML
14 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.22%) Use Case

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing IBM 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (47.83%) WebSphere
2 18 (39.13%) FileNet
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) DataStage
4 3 (6.52%) DB2
4 3 (6.52%) OLAP
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) Star Schema
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Subversion
2 17 (36.96%) Selenium
3 16 (34.78%) JUnit
4 4 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (8.70%) Maven
4 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Hudson
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (2.17%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) TestNG
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
1 22 (47.83%) Java Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Functional Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) XML
1 22 (47.83%) Spring
2 20 (43.48%) XSLT
3 19 (41.30%) Web Services
4 16 (34.78%) Java SE
4 16 (34.78%) Struts
4 16 (34.78%) MyBatis
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) REST
7 6 (13.04%) JSF
7 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.70%) JPA
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) J2EE
8 4 (8.70%) CSS
9 3 (6.52%) MDX
10 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.35%) PrimeFaces
10 2 (4.35%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) iSeries
2 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) AS400
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) AIX
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) TDD
2 16 (34.78%) BDD
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) SOA
4 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.22%) UML
5 7 (15.22%) Use Case
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Workflow
8 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.70%) SysML
8 4 (8.70%) ETL
8 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.52%) OO
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) RPG
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) COBOL
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CISSP
3 3 (6.52%) GIAC
3 3 (6.52%) GCIA
3 3 (6.52%) GCFW
3 3 (6.52%) GCWN
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
3 3 (6.52%) Trend Micro
4 2 (4.35%) Twitter
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
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