The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 42 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.41% 3.01% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.79% 6.54% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Median daily rate £448 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.83% +10.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.50
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 Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 214 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.18% 46.02% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 115 95
Median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.25 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +81.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £38.09 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £42.70 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Gloucester - 2 - - 1
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) Use Case
3 6 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) RUP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) HP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.00%) Mule
2 2 (10.00%) Mule ESB
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Lumira
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleTools
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) XSD
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) RAML
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) WSDL
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) ASIC
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Use Case
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) RUP
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) API Design
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) PeopleCode
4 2 (10.00%) SQR
4 2 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) VMware