The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 37 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.79% 2.84% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 4.44% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
IBM
London

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

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 90 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.81% 63.83% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 49
Median daily rate £393 £355 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £274 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Croydon region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Netezza
2 2 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) DataStage
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) DataStage
2 2 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DataStage Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DataStage Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Netezza
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle