The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 35 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.86% 0.61% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 8.40% 1.49% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +24.28%

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 134 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 34.03% 40.73% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 99 85
Median daily rate £400 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £205 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 - £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Northampton +5 10 £425 +13.33% 1
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
1 15 (88.24%) Tivoli
1 15 (88.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Testing
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (70.59%) Test Strategy
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 11 (64.71%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) Test Planning
5 9 (52.94%) Volume Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
7 6 (35.29%) nmon
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (35.29%) AppDynamics
7 6 (35.29%) Ganglia
8 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (11.76%) Informatica
9 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
9 2 (11.76%) ETL
10 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.88%) .NET

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Lombardi
General
1 12 (70.59%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
1 11 (64.71%) Test Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Workstream Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Dojo
1 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Monitoring
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Test Strategy
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (58.82%) Test Planning
5 9 (52.94%) Volume Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) ETL
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) Tivoli
1 15 (88.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Ganglia
2 6 (35.29%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) AppDynamics
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.88%) Sencha
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau