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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 28 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 35 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.63% 4.97% 3.28%
As % of the Vendors category 8.31% 9.89% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 11
Median daily rate £375 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £351 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £550 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
421 374 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.69% 50.20% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 182 251
Median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.53 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% +32.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £34.75 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 23 - - 1
Knebworth - 2 £395 -
St Albans +1 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £150 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (58.06%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) Unix
3 25 (40.32%) Linux
4 24 (38.71%) E-Commerce
5 23 (37.10%) Oracle
6 22 (35.48%) SQL
7 20 (32.26%) DB2
8 17 (27.42%) HTML
8 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (27.42%) J2EE
8 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
9 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 16 (25.81%) MySQL
10 15 (24.19%) Subversion
11 14 (22.58%) Magento
11 14 (22.58%) hybris
11 14 (22.58%) XML
12 13 (20.97%) Windows
13 12 (19.35%) Ant
14 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (17.74%) Maximo
14 11 (17.74%) PHP
14 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
15 10 (16.13%) AIX
15 10 (16.13%) Web Services
15 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
16 9 (14.52%) Retail
16 9 (14.52%) Ruby
16 9 (14.52%) Drupal

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 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.52%) Drupal
4 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (8.06%) Apache
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (4.84%) CMS
7 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
7 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.23%) CICS
8 2 (3.23%) IIS
9 1 (1.61%) IBM Connections
9 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) PTC Creo
2 1 (1.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Magento
2 11 (17.74%) Maximo
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) DB2
2 16 (25.81%) MySQL
3 9 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.06%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.84%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (4.84%) OLTP
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) Big Data
9 1 (1.61%) DataStage
9 1 (1.61%) GIS
9 1 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) Subversion
3 12 (19.35%) Ant
4 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
4 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.45%) Appium
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Log4j
6 3 (4.84%) Mockito
6 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Protractor
8 1 (1.61%) PVCS
8 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (14.52%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Unix Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) HTML
1 17 (27.42%) J2EE
2 14 (22.58%) XML
3 10 (16.13%) Web Services
4 8 (12.90%) JSON
4 8 (12.90%) Middleware
4 8 (12.90%) REST
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
5 7 (11.29%) EJB
5 7 (11.29%) JSP
5 7 (11.29%) Servlets
5 7 (11.29%) XHTML
6 6 (9.68%) Ajax
7 5 (8.06%) Gherkin
7 5 (8.06%) JDBC
7 5 (8.06%) JMS
7 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 5 (8.06%) XSLT
8 4 (6.45%) jQuery
9 3 (4.84%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (4.84%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
6 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Unix
2 25 (40.32%) Linux
3 13 (20.97%) Windows
4 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (16.13%) AIX
6 6 (9.68%) Solaris
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) MVS
8 4 (6.45%) OS/390
8 4 (6.45%) zOS
9 3 (4.84%) HPUX
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.52%) SOA
3 9 (14.52%) Software Delivery
3 9 (14.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.29%) Presales
5 6 (9.68%) MVC
5 6 (9.68%) RAD
5 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Coaching
6 5 (8.06%) Document Management
6 5 (8.06%) ETL
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) PHP
5 9 (14.52%) Python
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) JCL
7 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) CLIST
9 1 (1.61%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.61%) REXX
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) MCP
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) AAT
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Ansible
1 9 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (14.52%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) OpenView
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Oracle
2 14 (22.58%) hybris
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) ATG
5 3 (4.84%) Blue Martini
5 3 (4.84%) BMC
5 3 (4.84%) Cognos
5 3 (4.84%) Elastic Path
5 3 (4.84%) Interwoven
5 3 (4.84%) Sun
6 2 (3.23%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) Endeca
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) ESRI
7 1 (1.61%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Talend