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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 57 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 5.71% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 13.67% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
414 417 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.71% 41.74% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 213 276
Median daily rate £388 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.59 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £60.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 25 February 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 -25 18 £350 -17.64% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20 (48.78%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Spring
3 15 (36.59%) Maven
3 15 (36.59%) Groovy
3 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (36.59%) XML
3 15 (36.59%) XSLT
3 15 (36.59%) Gradle
3 15 (36.59%) Apache Camel
4 14 (34.15%) Spring Integration
5 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (26.83%) Web Services
6 10 (24.39%) WebSphere
6 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.95%) Grails
7 9 (21.95%) Middleware
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle
8 8 (19.51%) Migration
8 8 (19.51%) Microservices
8 8 (19.51%) Low Latency
8 8 (19.51%) RESTful
9 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
9 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.07%) Linux
9 7 (17.07%) Apache
10 6 (14.63%) J2EE
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.63%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 5 (12.20%) Clustering

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 10 (24.39%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.07%) Apache
3 6 (14.63%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.88%) CICS
5 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.44%) Liferay
6 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) AMQP
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
1 15 (36.59%) Gradle
1 15 (36.59%) Maven
2 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (7.32%) Ant
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Mockito
4 3 (7.32%) Spock
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) Introscope
5 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) CICS Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) COBOL Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) AIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Spring
2 15 (36.59%) Apache Camel
2 15 (36.59%) XML
2 15 (36.59%) XSLT
3 14 (34.15%) Spring Integration
4 11 (26.83%) Web Services
5 9 (21.95%) Grails
5 9 (21.95%) Middleware
6 8 (19.51%) RESTful
7 6 (14.63%) J2EE
8 5 (12.20%) SOAP
9 4 (9.76%) JMS
9 4 (9.76%) REST
10 3 (7.32%) CSS
10 3 (7.32%) HTML
10 3 (7.32%) Java EE
10 3 (7.32%) JDBC
10 3 (7.32%) JNDI
10 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) AIX
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.51%) Low Latency
3 8 (19.51%) Microservices
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) Garbage Collection
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) BDD
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.88%) ERP
8 2 (4.88%) ETL
8 2 (4.88%) High Availability
8 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.88%) SOA
8 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) Groovy
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) JCL
4 3 (7.32%) Jython
4 3 (7.32%) Korn
5 2 (4.88%) COBOL
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) Nimsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Epicor
5 1 (2.44%) hybris
5 1 (2.44%) IFS
5 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO