The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 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 West Lothian 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank - 9 12
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 8.33% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category - 18.18% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.98%
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 £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.37% 45.83% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 5
Average daily rate £375 £408 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

IBM
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) CMS
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) WSDL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript