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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 47 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.85% 3.78% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 6.19% 8.47% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 10
Median daily rate £400 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
IBM
South East

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
388 531 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.08% 44.66% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 228 284
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 62
Median hourly rate £10.80 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.42 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £33.90 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 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
Milton Keynes -6 22 £400 -5.32% 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 25 (37.31%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) SOAP
3 19 (28.36%) Finance
3 19 (28.36%) WebSphere
4 17 (25.37%) Oracle
5 16 (23.88%) Web Services
6 15 (22.39%) Mainframe
7 14 (20.90%) Middleware
7 14 (20.90%) SQL
7 14 (20.90%) J2EE
7 14 (20.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (14.93%) Clustering
8 10 (14.93%) DB2
8 10 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (14.93%) XML
8 10 (14.93%) Python
8 10 (14.93%) CA Wily
9 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
9 9 (13.43%) JNDI
9 9 (13.43%) Korn
9 9 (13.43%) Garbage Collection
9 9 (13.43%) XSLT
9 9 (13.43%) JDBC
9 9 (13.43%) HTTP
9 9 (13.43%) ETL
9 9 (13.43%) SSL
9 9 (13.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (13.43%) Jython
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) Spring

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 19 (28.36%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.96%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) HTTP
1 9 (13.43%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) AMQP
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) DB2
2 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.49%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.94%) Gradle
1 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
1 8 (11.94%) Maven
2 5 (7.46%) Introscope
3 3 (4.48%) Ant
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) JUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Log4j
4 1 (1.49%) Mockito
4 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.49%) Spock
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Integration Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Administrator
5 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (11.94%) Middleware Architect
6 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Administrator
7 7 (10.45%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Applications Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Development Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) SOAP
2 16 (23.88%) Web Services
3 14 (20.90%) J2EE
3 14 (20.90%) Middleware
4 10 (14.93%) XML
5 9 (13.43%) JDBC
5 9 (13.43%) JNDI
5 9 (13.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (13.43%) XSLT
6 8 (11.94%) Apache Camel
6 8 (11.94%) Spring
7 7 (10.45%) Spring Integration
8 4 (5.97%) CSS
8 4 (5.97%) HTML
8 4 (5.97%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (5.97%) REST
9 3 (4.48%) Java EE
9 3 (4.48%) RESTful
10 2 (2.99%) Grails
11 1 (1.49%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Mainframe
2 14 (20.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (14.93%) Clustering
4 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.46%) DataPower
6 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
7 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.48%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.49%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.49%) iPad
9 1 (1.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (13.43%) ETL
1 9 (13.43%) Garbage Collection
2 8 (11.94%) High Availability
3 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.96%) Project Management
4 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.97%) SOA
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.48%) BDD
6 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.48%) EAI
6 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
6 3 (4.48%) Refactoring
6 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.48%) UML
6 3 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) Python
4 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.43%) Jython
4 9 (13.43%) Korn
5 8 (11.94%) Groovy
6 5 (7.46%) JCL
7 3 (4.48%) COBOL
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) REXX
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Control-M
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.48%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Dell
4 2 (2.99%) EMC
4 2 (2.99%) NetApp
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Brocade
5 1 (1.49%) CA
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) Intel
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Remedy
5 1 (1.49%) SAP