The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 18 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.50% - 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£281 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 128 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 48.13% 52.46% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 82 61
Average daily rate £388 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Wiki
2 2 (28.57%) Blog
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) SSH

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 2 (28.57%) Log4j
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) JAX-RS
2 2 (28.57%) RESTEasy
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EFT
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
1 2 (28.57%) Blog
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Kenexa