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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 57 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.91% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 2.96% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
IBM
UK

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
253 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.92% 38.83% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 186 183
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.70 £11.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% +23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £18.00 £13.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 4 £500 +11.11%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) JDBC
3 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 5 (31.25%) Servlets
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) XSLT
3 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Java EE
3 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Security
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) WSUS
4 4 (25.00%) BMC Marimba

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Release Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) Java EE
2 5 (31.25%) JDBC
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
2 5 (31.25%) Servlets
2 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Spring Security
2 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) Facelets
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) JPA
3 3 (18.75%) JSF
3 3 (18.75%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (18.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) LPAR
2 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Release Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) nmon
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) BMC
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Remedy
2 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) VMware