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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.56% 1.05% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.50% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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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
87 80 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 48.60% 42.11% 63.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 48
Average daily rate £360 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £204 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.02 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) zOS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle