The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank - 26 37
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.67% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category - 7.25% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 69 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 53.92% 36.90% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 92
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £583 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) RequisitePro
2 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) OLE
3 1 (25.00%) ADO
3 1 (25.00%) COM+
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos