The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 33 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.27% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £428 - £425
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 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
IBM
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 174 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.46% 44.85% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 117 98
Median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 4 £509 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) BEA
3 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (12.50%) AS400
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) RPG
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) BEA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat