The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ILOG products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ILOG over the 3 months to 25 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within IBM ILOG.

ILOG
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 625 644
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19  
Contract jobs citing ILOG 6 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.050% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.11% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £385 £385 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.39 -

ILOG is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20357 24677 25667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.92% 44.16% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12499 15143 14590
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 809 1111
Median hourly rate £17.64 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

ILOG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ILOG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ILOG in the UK

ILOG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ILOG in the UK

ILOG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ILOG.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ILOG in the UK

ILOG
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ILOG within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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 East +26 6 £385 -
England +26 6 £385 -
Milton Keynes -3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £385 -
Redhill - 3 £385 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ILOG 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 ILOG.

1 9 (75.00%) SAS
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) CPLEX
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Constraint Programming
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) APMG
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) LiveCycle
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB

ILOG
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 9 (75.00%) SAS
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (25.00%) Confluence
3 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) LiveCycle
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Finance Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Finance Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Process Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) DirectX
1 3 (25.00%) MFC
1 3 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Constraint Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) APMG
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle