The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / East of England
Rank 80 61 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 43 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.05% 2.84% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.70% 6.26% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 18
Median daily rate £405 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £400 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
915 1071 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 43.59% 45.32% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 608 697
Median daily rate £375 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 132
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £57.50 £30.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -12 16 £450 -5.26% 4
Bedfordshire +17 14 £375 - 3
Essex -3 8 £260 - 1
Norfolk -1 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - - 1
Suffolk -10 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 42 (46.15%) Java
2 37 (40.66%) WebSphere
3 30 (32.97%) J2EE
4 25 (27.47%) XML
4 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
6 22 (24.18%) SQL
6 22 (24.18%) Oracle
6 22 (24.18%) Linux
7 19 (20.88%) HTML
8 18 (19.78%) Web Services
8 18 (19.78%) Unix
9 17 (18.68%) OO
10 15 (16.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (15.38%) Finance
12 13 (14.29%) JSP
12 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 12 (13.19%) CRM
13 12 (13.19%) DB2
13 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.09%) HP
14 11 (12.09%) SOA
14 11 (12.09%) SOAP
14 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
14 11 (12.09%) Windows
14 11 (12.09%) RAD
14 11 (12.09%) JSON
15 10 (10.99%) QA
15 10 (10.99%) XHTML
15 10 (10.99%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 37 (40.66%) WebSphere
2 15 (16.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.69%) Apache
5 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (4.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.40%) IIS
8 3 (3.30%) CMS
8 3 (3.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.30%) JBoss
8 3 (3.30%) MQSeries
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.20%) Drupal
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.10%) Anypoint
10 1 (1.10%) Gentran
10 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) ImageReady
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Unica
2 6 (6.59%) Magento
2 6 (6.59%) SAP HCM
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.20%) Maximo
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.10%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.20%) Boomi
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) G Suite
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Firewall
2 6 (6.59%) Internet
3 5 (5.49%) DNS
3 5 (5.49%) HTTP
4 4 (4.40%) LDAP
4 4 (4.40%) SSL
4 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.30%) FTP
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
7 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.10%) Network Security
7 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) DB2
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.40%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.30%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 2 (2.20%) DataStage
6 2 (2.20%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) GIS
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) OLTP
7 1 (1.10%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Ant
1 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.59%) JIRA
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 4 (4.40%) AccuRev
4 4 (4.40%) Appium
4 4 (4.40%) Selenium
4 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.30%) JUnit
5 3 (3.30%) Log4j
5 3 (3.30%) Mockito
5 3 (3.30%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.10%) AppScan
7 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Marketing
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) WebSphere Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.40%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.40%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) J2EE
2 25 (27.47%) XML
3 19 (20.88%) HTML
4 18 (19.78%) Web Services
5 13 (14.29%) JSP
6 11 (12.09%) JSON
6 11 (12.09%) SOAP
7 10 (10.99%) Middleware
7 10 (10.99%) XHTML
8 9 (9.89%) Ajax
8 9 (9.89%) REST
8 9 (9.89%) Servlets
9 8 (8.79%) .NET
9 8 (8.79%) CSS
9 8 (8.79%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (8.79%) JMS
10 7 (7.69%) XSLT
11 6 (6.59%) EJB
12 5 (5.49%) JSR 286
12 5 (5.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) DataPower
2 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) AS400
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) iSeries
5 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.10%) LPAR
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Linux
2 18 (19.78%) Unix
3 11 (12.09%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) AIX
4 6 (6.59%) Solaris
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) HPUX
6 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.68%) OO
3 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 12 (13.19%) CRM
5 11 (12.09%) RAD
5 11 (12.09%) SOA
6 10 (10.99%) Analytics
7 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.89%) TDD
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.79%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.69%) ITIL
10 6 (6.59%) BDD
10 6 (6.59%) Open Source
10 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.49%) OOP
11 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.40%) System Testing
12 4 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.15%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.30%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) Perl
5 3 (3.30%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) Ruby
6 2 (2.20%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) CEH
2 1 (1.10%) CISM
2 1 (1.10%) CISSP
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.10%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (4.40%) SCCM
4 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) WSUS
5 1 (1.10%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (1.10%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.10%) OpenView
5 1 (1.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) HP
4 8 (8.79%) SAP
5 6 (6.59%) hybris
6 4 (4.40%) Dell
6 4 (4.40%) VMware
7 3 (3.30%) ATG
7 3 (3.30%) Blue Martini
7 3 (3.30%) Elastic Path
7 3 (3.30%) Interwoven
7 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.20%) CommVault
8 2 (2.20%) Google
8 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.10%) PTC
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.10%) Siemens
9 1 (1.10%) Snow
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday