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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 31 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.66% 5.11% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 13.16% 11.43% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 1
Average daily rate £400 £513 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +79.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
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
76 140 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 27.84% 44.73% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 56
Average daily rate £313 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.10% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.25 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 10 £400 -21.37%
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) EJB
2 18 (62.07%) Struts
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) WebSphere
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) SOAP
3 17 (58.62%) WebSphere Portal
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
5 15 (51.72%) DB2
5 15 (51.72%) Unix
5 15 (51.72%) HTTP
5 15 (51.72%) Mac OS X
5 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
5 15 (51.72%) Subversion
5 15 (51.72%) Web Design
5 15 (51.72%) Hibernate
5 15 (51.72%) MongoDB
5 15 (51.72%) REST
5 15 (51.72%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (51.72%) JAX-RS
5 15 (51.72%) Neo4j
5 15 (51.72%) Relational Database
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) WebSphere
2 17 (58.62%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) DB2
1 15 (51.72%) MongoDB
1 15 (51.72%) Neo4j
1 15 (51.72%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Capybara
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
1 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) AS400 Support
3 4 (13.79%) EMC Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) EMC Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) HP Storage Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) HP Storage Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) IBM Storage Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) IBM Storage Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) NetBackup Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) EJB
1 18 (62.07%) Struts
2 17 (58.62%) SOAP
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
4 15 (51.72%) Hibernate
4 15 (51.72%) JAX-RS
4 15 (51.72%) REST
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) ODBC
6 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) AS400
1 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
1 4 (13.79%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (13.79%) iSeries
1 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Mac OS X
2 15 (51.72%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
2 15 (51.72%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (51.72%) Web Design
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Database Security
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) RPG
3 4 (13.79%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Brocade
2 4 (13.79%) EMC
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Infor
2 4 (13.79%) MAPICS
2 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle