The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 46 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.10% 5.04% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 7.04% 13.01% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 2
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£368 £428 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.03% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £480 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
398 269 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.12% 38.76% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 161 152
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.35 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
South Wales -10 25 £371 -7.47% 2
West Wales - 2 £355 -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (43.24%) UML
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) XML
3 12 (32.43%) Citrix
4 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) EDI
5 10 (27.03%) ETL
5 10 (27.03%) EDIFACT
5 10 (27.03%) Migration
5 10 (27.03%) Fiorano
5 10 (27.03%) PACS
5 10 (27.03%) Data Migration
5 10 (27.03%) HL7
5 10 (27.03%) DICOM
6 9 (24.32%) Spring
6 9 (24.32%) Ajax
6 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
6 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
6 9 (24.32%) CSS
7 8 (21.62%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (21.62%) J2EE
7 8 (21.62%) NHS
7 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
8 7 (18.92%) SOA
8 7 (18.92%) XHTML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.11%) SAS
6 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.41%) JBoss
6 2 (5.41%) Liferay
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.11%) DB2
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
2 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) Ant
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic Workshop
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Hudson
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Continuum
5 2 (5.41%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.41%) Toad
5 2 (5.41%) JDeveloper
5 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Clinical Data Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Data Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Clinical Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) EDI
3 10 (27.03%) EDIFACT
4 9 (24.32%) CSS
4 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
4 9 (24.32%) Spring
4 9 (24.32%) Ajax
5 8 (21.62%) J2EE
6 7 (18.92%) XHTML
7 5 (13.51%) JSF
7 5 (13.51%) JPA
7 5 (13.51%) Facelets
7 5 (13.51%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (10.81%) Spring Security
8 4 (10.81%) SAML
8 4 (10.81%) Struts
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) JDBC
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) PACS
2 8 (21.62%) NHS
2 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.41%) AS400
5 2 (5.41%) iSeries
6 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) Informatics
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.70%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) AIX
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) OS/400
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) UML
2 10 (27.03%) ETL
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) Data Migration
3 8 (21.62%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) Use Case
5 6 (16.22%) Coaching
5 6 (16.22%) RAD
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
6 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) COBOL
5 3 (8.11%) Delphi
6 2 (5.41%) RPG
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) NATURAL
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) HL7
1 10 (27.03%) DICOM
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Shibboleth
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Citrix
3 10 (27.03%) Fiorano
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Sun
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) AppSense
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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