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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / East of England
Rank 90 60 97
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +37
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 2.87% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 6.07% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 15
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £400 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.25 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
997 1087 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.76% 47.22% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 596 724
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 116 118
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 January 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 -6 14 £425 -10.52% 3
Essex +1 8 £265 -33.75% 1
Bedfordshire +11 7 £394 -31.52% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 2 - - 1
Norfolk -2 1 - -
Suffolk -13 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 51 (49.51%) Java
2 35 (33.98%) J2EE
3 34 (33.01%) WebSphere
4 30 (29.13%) Linux
5 29 (28.16%) Unix
5 29 (28.16%) SQL
6 27 (26.21%) Oracle
6 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (22.33%) HTML
7 23 (22.33%) E-Commerce
8 20 (19.42%) Web Services
9 17 (16.50%) XML
9 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
10 16 (15.53%) DB2
10 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
11 15 (14.56%) Ant
12 14 (13.59%) Finance
13 13 (12.62%) Firewall
13 13 (12.62%) WebLogic
13 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
13 13 (12.62%) Magento
13 13 (12.62%) hybris
14 12 (11.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (11.65%) Middleware
14 12 (11.65%) CSS
14 12 (11.65%) Windows
14 12 (11.65%) Tomcat
15 11 (10.68%) Subversion
15 11 (10.68%) Ajax
15 11 (10.68%) XHTML

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 34 (33.01%) WebSphere
2 13 (12.62%) WebLogic
3 12 (11.65%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (7.77%) Drupal
6 7 (6.80%) Apache
7 4 (3.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.88%) IIS
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.91%) CMS
8 3 (2.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.91%) JBoss
8 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.97%) CICS
10 1 (0.97%) Gentran
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Magento
2 4 (3.88%) SAP HCM
2 4 (3.88%) Unica
3 1 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.97%) Maximo
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.97%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) Internet
3 6 (5.83%) HTTP
3 6 (5.83%) LDAP
3 6 (5.83%) SSL
3 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.85%) DNS
5 4 (3.88%) SMS
6 3 (2.91%) FTP
7 2 (1.94%) DHCP
8 1 (0.97%) Network Security
8 1 (0.97%) SMTP
8 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) DB2
2 11 (10.68%) MySQL
3 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.80%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.85%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.91%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (2.91%) OLTP
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.94%) DataStage
10 1 (0.97%) Big Data
10 1 (0.97%) GIS
10 1 (0.97%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.56%) Ant
3 11 (10.68%) Subversion
4 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.83%) JIRA
6 5 (4.85%) AccuRev
6 5 (4.85%) Appium
6 5 (4.85%) Selenium
6 5 (4.85%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.85%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.88%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.88%) JUnit
8 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.91%) Log4j
8 3 (2.91%) Mockito
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.97%) AppScan
10 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Marketing
2 7 (6.80%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Architect
3 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.77%) Unix Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.85%) Designer
7 5 (4.85%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (4.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (4.85%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (4.85%) Server Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Tester
8 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Programmer
8 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) J2EE
2 23 (22.33%) HTML
3 20 (19.42%) Web Services
4 17 (16.50%) XML
5 12 (11.65%) CSS
5 12 (11.65%) Middleware
6 11 (10.68%) Ajax
6 11 (10.68%) JSP
6 11 (10.68%) SOAP
6 11 (10.68%) XHTML
7 10 (9.71%) REST
8 9 (8.74%) JMS
9 7 (6.80%) EJB
9 7 (6.80%) JSON
9 7 (6.80%) Servlets
10 5 (4.85%) Gherkin
10 5 (4.85%) JAX-WS
10 5 (4.85%) JPA
10 5 (4.85%) SAML
11 4 (3.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.91%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.97%) iSeries
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Linux
2 29 (28.16%) Unix
3 12 (11.65%) Windows
4 11 (10.68%) AIX
5 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.77%) Solaris
6 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.88%) MVS
8 4 (3.88%) OS/390
8 4 (3.88%) zOS
9 3 (2.91%) HPUX
10 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) E-Commerce
3 12 (11.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (9.71%) RAD
4 10 (9.71%) SOA
4 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.74%) OO
5 9 (8.74%) TDD
6 8 (7.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.77%) CRM
6 8 (7.77%) Data Management
6 8 (7.77%) Data Modelling
6 8 (7.77%) Master Data Management
6 8 (7.77%) Software Delivery
6 8 (7.77%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (6.80%) Analytics
7 7 (6.80%) BDD
7 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.51%) Java
2 29 (28.16%) SQL
3 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.71%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.77%) PHP
5 8 (7.77%) Python
5 8 (7.77%) Ruby
6 4 (3.88%) JCL
7 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.91%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) CLIST
9 1 (0.97%) REXX
9 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) CEH
2 1 (0.97%) CISM
2 1 (0.97%) CISSP
2 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.97%) RACF
4 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.77%) Ansible
2 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.77%) Puppet
3 6 (5.83%) SCCM
4 3 (2.91%) OpenView
5 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.97%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.97%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) hybris
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.68%) HP
4 6 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) ATG
6 3 (2.91%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.91%) BMC
6 3 (2.91%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.91%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.91%) Sun
7 2 (1.94%) CommVault
7 2 (1.94%) Dell
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe
8 1 (0.97%) BEA
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.97%) Siemens
8 1 (0.97%) Trillium
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