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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.22% 3.95% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 11.48% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -21.56%
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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
53 61 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 58.89% 34.46% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 93
Average daily rate £450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £288 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) VCP4
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) RequisitePro
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Robot
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce