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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing IBM 44 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.90% 1.25% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 15.66% 2.55% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 11
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£421 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.41% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £320 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -35.85%
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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
281 274 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.67% 48.93% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 152 118
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £12.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 +8 27 £409 +36.25% 3
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 40 (67.80%) Java
2 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (61.02%) XML
4 35 (59.32%) Spring
4 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
5 33 (55.93%) TDD
5 33 (55.93%) XSLT
5 33 (55.93%) Web Services
6 32 (54.24%) Subversion
6 32 (54.24%) SC Cleared
7 31 (52.54%) FileNet
8 23 (38.98%) Configuration Management
9 22 (37.29%) Selenium
10 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
11 19 (32.20%) BDD
11 19 (32.20%) SQL
12 18 (30.51%) JUnit
12 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
12 18 (30.51%) JSF
12 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
12 18 (30.51%) Scrum
13 17 (28.81%) Maven
13 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
13 17 (28.81%) Struts
13 17 (28.81%) Java SE
13 17 (28.81%) MyBatis
14 16 (27.12%) JIRA
14 16 (27.12%) Open Source
14 16 (27.12%) OOA/OOD
14 16 (27.12%) J2EE

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 31 (52.54%) FileNet
2 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
3 14 (23.73%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
1 3 (5.08%) Wireless
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
2 14 (23.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) DataStage
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) OLAP
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) Subversion
2 22 (37.29%) Selenium
3 18 (30.51%) JUnit
4 17 (28.81%) Maven
5 16 (27.12%) JIRA
6 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
7 14 (23.73%) Hudson
8 5 (8.47%) JMeter
8 5 (8.47%) TestNG
9 4 (6.78%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (6.78%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.08%) Ant
10 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.39%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
12 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.69%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Local Government
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 35 (59.32%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Tester
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Trainer
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Support
7 1 (1.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Applications Support
7 1 (1.69%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.69%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) XML
2 35 (59.32%) Spring
3 33 (55.93%) XSLT
3 33 (55.93%) Web Services
4 18 (30.51%) JSF
4 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
5 17 (28.81%) Struts
5 17 (28.81%) Java SE
5 17 (28.81%) MyBatis
6 16 (27.12%) J2EE
7 15 (25.42%) SOAP
8 14 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
9 13 (22.03%) HTML
10 10 (16.95%) REST
11 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.78%) JPA
11 4 (6.78%) .NET
11 4 (6.78%) CSS
11 4 (6.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Open Source
2 6 (10.17%) iSeries
3 5 (8.47%) AS400
4 3 (5.08%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) LPAR
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) UNIX
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) AIX
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) TDD
3 23 (38.98%) Configuration Management
4 19 (32.20%) BDD
5 18 (30.51%) Scrum
6 16 (27.12%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (25.42%) OO
8 14 (23.73%) DevOps
8 14 (23.73%) Release Management
8 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (23.73%) Pair Programming
8 14 (23.73%) RUP
8 14 (23.73%) DSDM
9 11 (18.64%) SOA
10 7 (11.86%) UML
10 7 (11.86%) Use Case
11 6 (10.17%) Coaching
12 5 (8.47%) Workflow
12 5 (8.47%) Load Testing
13 4 (6.78%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) RPG
6 1 (1.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
2 32 (54.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.08%) GIAC
4 3 (5.08%) GCIA
4 3 (5.08%) GCFW
4 3 (5.08%) GCWN
4 3 (5.08%) CISSP
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.69%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Twitter
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Informatica
5 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Juniper
5 3 (5.08%) Trend Micro
6 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) EMC
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Talend
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