The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 56 31 59
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.12% 4.68% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 11.25% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Median daily rate £350 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
391 409 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.95% 41.61% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 187 274
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 37
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.94 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Milton Keynes -14 17 £350 -17.64%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) Web Services
2 15 (25.86%) XML
3 14 (24.14%) XSLT
3 14 (24.14%) Spring
3 14 (24.14%) Maven
3 14 (24.14%) Groovy
3 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (24.14%) Gradle
3 14 (24.14%) Apache Camel
4 13 (22.41%) Spring Integration
4 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
4 13 (22.41%) Finance
4 13 (22.41%) Oracle
4 13 (22.41%) SOAP
5 11 (18.97%) Mainframe
5 11 (18.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (15.52%) Middleware
7 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 9 (15.52%) J2EE
7 9 (15.52%) Linux
7 9 (15.52%) Clustering
7 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.79%) Grails
9 7 (12.07%) REST
9 7 (12.07%) RESTful
9 7 (12.07%) Low Latency
9 7 (12.07%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.34%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) CICS
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
1 6 (10.34%) SSL
2 3 (5.17%) AMQP
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) DB2
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.72%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 14 (24.14%) Gradle
1 14 (24.14%) Maven
2 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.90%) Introscope
3 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.17%) Ant
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Mockito
4 3 (5.17%) Spock
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Architect
3 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Integration Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Web Services
1 15 (25.86%) XML
2 14 (24.14%) Apache Camel
2 14 (24.14%) Spring
2 14 (24.14%) XSLT
3 13 (22.41%) SOAP
3 13 (22.41%) Spring Integration
4 9 (15.52%) J2EE
4 9 (15.52%) Middleware
5 8 (13.79%) Grails
6 7 (12.07%) REST
6 7 (12.07%) RESTful
7 6 (10.34%) JDBC
7 6 (10.34%) JNDI
7 6 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (6.90%) CSS
8 4 (6.90%) HTML
9 3 (5.17%) Java EE
9 3 (5.17%) JMS
10 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) IBM Mainframe
1 11 (18.97%) Mainframe
2 9 (15.52%) Clustering
3 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.17%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) AIX
3 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Low Latency
3 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.34%) ETL
4 6 (10.34%) Garbage Collection
4 6 (10.34%) Microservices
4 6 (10.34%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) BDD
7 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.17%) Pair Programming
7 3 (5.17%) Refactoring
7 3 (5.17%) SOA
7 3 (5.17%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) Groovy
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.34%) Jython
4 6 (10.34%) Korn
4 6 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) JCL
6 2 (3.45%) COBOL
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) HP
2 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Dell
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) NetApp
3 2 (3.45%) Nimsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Veritas
4 1 (1.72%) AppSense
4 1 (1.72%) Brocade
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) Epicor
4 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.72%) Intel