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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 39 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.02% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 2.68% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £470 £479
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £470 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £470 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +38.88%
IBM
East Midlands

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
135 112 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 34.35% 31.64% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 44
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.83 £10.28 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.70% -70.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 2 £531 +13.03%
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
3 5 (38.46%) Lombardi
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) EAI
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) GitHub
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Lombardi
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
1 1 (7.69%) LPAR
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) EAI
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Endevor
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) ATG
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) F5