The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 36 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 1.74% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
IBM
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 115 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.54% 39.79% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 94
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.45 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stansted - 1 £325 -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for IBM.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Ant
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) Servlets
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) RUP
2 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) UML
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (58.33%) OOD
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) AspectJ
2 7 (58.33%) AOP
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (58.33%) Bluemix
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) DataStage
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (58.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Bluemix
1 7 (58.33%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Ant
1 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
1 7 (58.33%) Maven
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Production Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Insight Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Insight Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Production DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
1 7 (58.33%) JDBC
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
1 7 (58.33%) Servlets
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) AOP
1 7 (58.33%) OOD
1 7 (58.33%) OOP
1 7 (58.33%) RUP
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
1 7 (58.33%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) EAI
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) AspectJ
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Netezza
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods