The table below looks at the statistics 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank - 19 7
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.45% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.57% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +30.90%
IBM
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 25.00% 40.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Median daily rate £388 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Portal Developer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java