The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Build Forge skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Build Forge over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Rational Build Forge
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 638 -
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Build Forge is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7822 7816 7091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.59% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 5224 4525
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.40 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £32.00 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Build Forge
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Build Forge as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Build Forge in the UK

Build Forge
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Build Forge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Forge in the UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Build Forge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Build Forge.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) JSP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 9 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) REST
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) JPA
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
4 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
5 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
5 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) WPF

Build Forge
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Core Java Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Commodities Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) JPA
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) JSP
1 9 (100.00%) REST
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) TIBCO