The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 48 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.43% 3.19% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 7.26% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Median daily rate £323 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
- +12.35%
IBM
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
273 248 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 65.00% 43.89% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 114 140
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 35
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £16.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £45.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Brentwood +4 2 £375 +78.57%
Colchester - 1 - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 5 (50.00%) JPA
3 5 (50.00%) AccuRev
3 5 (50.00%) JMS
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) RAD
6 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Unix

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Gentran
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Domino Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Domino Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 5 (50.00%) JMS
2 5 (50.00%) JPA
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) LESS
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) EDI
5 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
5 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) RAD
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus
1 1 (10.00%) SAP