The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 32 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.53% 1.09% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 2.82% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -35.85%
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
91 71 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 48.15% 38.59% 57.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 41
Average daily rate £381 £258 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% +11.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.02 £8.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% -73.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) SPML
1 1 (33.33%) BeanShell
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SPML
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) BeanShell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Novell