The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 46 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 1.77% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 4.00% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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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 Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
139 100 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.72% 44.25% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 61 55
Average daily rate £375 £334 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +64.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.43 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £25.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JSTL
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
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