The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 42 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.81% 6.42% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.65% 15.08% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Median daily rate £350 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £345 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £570 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +9.56%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
301 305 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.83% 42.60% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 137 205
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 25
Median hourly rate £10.80 £15.32 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.07 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) XML
3 14 (28.57%) XSLT
3 14 (28.57%) Web Services
3 14 (28.57%) Spring
3 14 (28.57%) Maven
3 14 (28.57%) Groovy
3 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (28.57%) Gradle
3 14 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 13 (26.53%) Spring Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle
5 12 (24.49%) SOAP
5 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
6 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.33%) Clustering
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) J2EE
9 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) Grails
10 7 (14.29%) RESTful
10 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
10 7 (14.29%) REST
10 7 (14.29%) Middleware
10 7 (14.29%) Finance
10 7 (14.29%) Retail
10 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.24%) Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.04%) CICS
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
1 5 (10.20%) SSL
2 3 (6.12%) AMQP
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.04%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 14 (28.57%) Gradle
1 14 (28.57%) Maven
2 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.12%) Ant
4 3 (6.12%) Introscope
4 3 (6.12%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Mockito
4 3 (6.12%) Spock
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Integration Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) XML
2 14 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 14 (28.57%) Spring
2 14 (28.57%) Web Services
2 14 (28.57%) XSLT
3 13 (26.53%) Spring Integration
4 12 (24.49%) SOAP
5 8 (16.33%) Grails
5 8 (16.33%) J2EE
6 7 (14.29%) Middleware
6 7 (14.29%) REST
6 7 (14.29%) RESTful
7 5 (10.20%) JDBC
7 5 (10.20%) JNDI
7 5 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (8.16%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) HTML
9 3 (6.12%) Java EE
9 3 (6.12%) JMS
10 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.12%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) DataPower
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) AIX
2 2 (4.08%) CentOS
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.24%) ETL
4 6 (12.24%) Microservices
5 5 (10.20%) Garbage Collection
5 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
7 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) Groovy
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.20%) Jython
4 5 (10.20%) Korn
4 5 (10.20%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) JCL
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) COBOL
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) CA Wily
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) TIBCO
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Dell
3 2 (4.08%) NetApp
3 2 (4.08%) Nimsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) Veritas
4 1 (2.04%) AppSense
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) EMC
4 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
4 1 (2.04%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) SAP