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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 36 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.35% 3.09% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.46% 5.56% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £443 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £392 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £565 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £31.53
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.02%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
325 360 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.92% 55.56% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 172 245
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £36.00 £30.45
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 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 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
Watford - 10 £500 -
St Albans +2 4 - -
Potters Bar - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £313 -
Stevenage -3 1 - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 36 (72.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 22 (44.00%) Linux
3 22 (44.00%) SQL
4 21 (42.00%) Oracle
4 21 (42.00%) Unix
4 21 (42.00%) WebSphere
5 19 (38.00%) J2EE
6 17 (34.00%) DB2
6 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.00%) MySQL
7 14 (28.00%) HTML
7 14 (28.00%) Magento
7 14 (28.00%) hybris
8 13 (26.00%) Tomcat
8 13 (26.00%) Finance
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.00%) Firewall
9 12 (24.00%) AIX
9 12 (24.00%) Ant
9 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (24.00%) Subversion
10 11 (22.00%) XML
10 11 (22.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 9 (18.00%) Ansible
12 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (18.00%) Software Delivery
12 9 (18.00%) Translating Business Requirements

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 (42.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (26.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (18.00%) Drupal
5 7 (14.00%) Apache
5 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (12.00%) IIS
7 3 (6.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (6.00%) CMS
7 3 (6.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (6.00%) JBoss
7 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.00%) CICS
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.00%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Windchill
3 1 (2.00%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.00%) Maximo
3 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Internet
3 5 (10.00%) SSL
4 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) FTP
4 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 3 (6.00%) LDAP
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) DB2
2 14 (28.00%) MySQL
3 9 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.00%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (6.00%) OLTP
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Ant
2 12 (24.00%) Subversion
3 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.00%) Appium
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (10.00%) Selenium
4 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.00%) JUnit
5 3 (6.00%) Log4j
5 3 (6.00%) Mockito
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Unix Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) J2EE
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) XML
4 9 (18.00%) Middleware
4 9 (18.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) EJB
5 7 (14.00%) JSP
5 7 (14.00%) Servlets
5 7 (14.00%) XHTML
6 6 (12.00%) REST
7 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 5 (10.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) CSS
8 4 (8.00%) SOAP
9 3 (6.00%) JDBC
9 3 (6.00%) JMS
9 3 (6.00%) SAML
9 3 (6.00%) Struts
9 3 (6.00%) XSD
9 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (6.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) Unix
3 12 (24.00%) AIX
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Windows
5 7 (14.00%) Solaris
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.00%) MVS
8 4 (8.00%) OS/390
8 4 (8.00%) zOS
9 3 (6.00%) HPUX
10 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (18.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 9 (18.00%) Software Delivery
4 9 (18.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (14.00%) Presales
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.00%) Time Management
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) RAD
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (10.00%) Document Management
7 5 (10.00%) System Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) PHP
4 9 (18.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) JCL
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) C#
8 2 (4.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) CLIST
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) REXX
9 1 (2.00%) VB
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) AAT
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Ansible
1 9 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (18.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.00%) SCCM
4 3 (6.00%) OpenView
5 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.00%) Aspera SmartTrack
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 14 (28.00%) hybris
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (6.00%) ATG
6 3 (6.00%) Blue Martini
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
6 3 (6.00%) Cognos
6 3 (6.00%) Elastic Path
6 3 (6.00%) Interwoven
6 3 (6.00%) Sun
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.00%) PTC
8 1 (2.00%) Siemens
8 1 (2.00%) Talend
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