The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 22 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.22% - 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 20.43% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +15.04%
IBM
South West

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

Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
93 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 35.36% 35.03% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 36
Average daily rate £300 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.70 £15.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £19.20 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Devon

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Devon region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 16 £450 -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) Java EE
1 19 (95.00%) Open Source
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) JBoss
3 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (65.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (65.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (65.00%) JSR 168
5 11 (55.00%) DevOps
6 10 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (50.00%) Middleware
6 10 (50.00%) Struts
7 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (45.00%) Migration
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
8 6 (30.00%) VirtualBox
8 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) Ansible
8 6 (30.00%) Docker
8 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
8 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
9 5 (25.00%) DB2

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 14 (70.00%) JBoss
2 13 (65.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
1 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Solutions Designer
1 12 (60.00%) Designer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Designer
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Java EE
2 13 (65.00%) JSR 168
3 10 (50.00%) Struts
3 10 (50.00%) Middleware
3 10 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Open Source
2 13 (65.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (55.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) Migration
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Microservices
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VirtualBox
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
1 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft