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 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 39 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.65% 4.87% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 7.74% 11.11% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £284 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £430 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £399 £383
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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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
323 216 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.15% 43.81% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 111 113
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £90.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 23 £325 - 2
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) Web Services
3 19 (35.19%) XML
3 19 (35.19%) OO
3 19 (35.19%) TDD
4 18 (33.33%) Spring
4 18 (33.33%) FileNet
4 18 (33.33%) Subversion
4 18 (33.33%) XSLT
4 18 (33.33%) SOAP
4 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 17 (31.48%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (31.48%) J2EE
5 17 (31.48%) RUP
5 17 (31.48%) DSDM
5 17 (31.48%) JIRA
5 17 (31.48%) Release Management
5 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Hibernate
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 17 (31.48%) JSF
5 17 (31.48%) Maven
5 17 (31.48%) Pair Programming
5 17 (31.48%) Open Source
5 17 (31.48%) Confluence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (33.33%) FileNet
2 17 (31.48%) Confluence
3 12 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 9 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) MongoDB
2 17 (31.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (31.48%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) DataStage
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Subversion
2 17 (31.48%) JIRA
2 17 (31.48%) Maven
2 17 (31.48%) Hudson
2 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.70%) JMeter
4 2 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.70%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.85%) TestNG
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Administrator
3 9 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Test Manager
4 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Manager
10 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Web Services
1 19 (35.19%) XML
2 18 (33.33%) Spring
2 18 (33.33%) XSLT
2 18 (33.33%) SOAP
3 17 (31.48%) J2EE
3 17 (31.48%) Hibernate
3 17 (31.48%) JSF
3 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
3 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) MyBatis
5 1 (1.85%) Struts
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Open Source
2 13 (24.07%) AS400
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) iSeries
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
5 2 (3.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) OS/400
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) OO
2 19 (35.19%) TDD
3 18 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 17 (31.48%) OOA/OOD
4 17 (31.48%) RUP
4 17 (31.48%) DSDM
4 17 (31.48%) Release Management
4 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) Pair Programming
4 17 (31.48%) DevOps
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Service Management
5 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (7.41%) SysML
7 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
7 4 (7.41%) Coaching
7 4 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) RPG
3 2 (3.70%) COBOL
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) MCP
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VCP5
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Twitter
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
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