The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 42 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 14 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 3.77% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 6.71% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £475 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
253 328 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.95% 56.26% 57.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 162 203
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £7.32 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £36.00 £34.88
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 Hertfordshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Watford +5 7 £475 -
St Albans +3 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 33 (63.46%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) Oracle
3 23 (44.23%) E-Commerce
4 21 (40.38%) Linux
4 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 21 (40.38%) WebSphere
5 20 (38.46%) Unix
6 19 (36.54%) J2EE
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 16 (30.77%) DB2
9 13 (25.00%) Magento
9 13 (25.00%) hybris
10 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (23.08%) Finance
10 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 12 (23.08%) HTML
10 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.15%) MySQL
11 11 (21.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (21.15%) Ant
11 11 (21.15%) AIX
11 11 (21.15%) XML
11 11 (21.15%) Firewall
11 11 (21.15%) Subversion
12 10 (19.23%) Middleware
13 9 (17.31%) Web Services
13 9 (17.31%) QA
13 9 (17.31%) Mentoring

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 21 (40.38%) WebSphere
2 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 11 (21.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (15.38%) Drupal
5 7 (13.46%) Apache
5 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
6 4 (7.69%) IIS
7 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (5.77%) CMS
7 3 (5.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.77%) JBoss
7 3 (5.77%) MQSeries
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.92%) CICS
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Magento
2 4 (7.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.92%) Maximo
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.92%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) FTP
3 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) LDAP
3 3 (5.77%) SSL
3 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) DB2
2 11 (21.15%) MySQL
3 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.62%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.77%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (5.77%) OLTP
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) DataStage
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Ant
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
3 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.62%) Appium
4 5 (9.62%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) JUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Log4j
5 3 (5.77%) Mockito
5 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Unix Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Data Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Programmer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) J2EE
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) Middleware
5 9 (17.31%) Web Services
6 7 (13.46%) EJB
6 7 (13.46%) JSP
6 7 (13.46%) Servlets
6 7 (13.46%) XHTML
7 6 (11.54%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
8 5 (9.62%) JSON
9 4 (7.69%) CSS
9 4 (7.69%) Node.js
9 4 (7.69%) SOAP
10 3 (5.77%) Ajax
10 3 (5.77%) JDBC
10 3 (5.77%) JMS
10 3 (5.77%) JSTL
10 3 (5.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (5.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 20 (38.46%) Unix
3 11 (21.15%) AIX
4 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.46%) Solaris
5 7 (13.46%) Windows
6 4 (7.69%) MVS
6 4 (7.69%) OS/390
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) zOS
7 3 (5.77%) HPUX
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) E-Commerce
2 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.54%) Presales
7 6 (11.54%) RAD
7 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.62%) BDD
8 5 (9.62%) Coaching
8 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Document Management
8 5 (9.62%) System Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Time Management
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) PHP
4 8 (15.38%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) Ruby
5 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.69%) JCL
7 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) CLIST
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) REXX
9 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Ansible
1 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.69%) SCCM
4 3 (5.77%) OpenView
5 1 (1.92%) Aspera SmartTrack
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) hybris
3 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) VMware
6 4 (7.69%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) ATG
7 3 (5.77%) Blue Martini
7 3 (5.77%) BMC
7 3 (5.77%) Elastic Path
7 3 (5.77%) Interwoven
7 3 (5.77%) Sun
8 1 (1.92%) PTC
8 1 (1.92%) Siemens
8 1 (1.92%) Talend