The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.56% 13.76% 21.28%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 30.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£433 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 58.97% 45.87% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 14
Average daily rate £425 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £160 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Watford

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (40.00%) Worklight
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Log4j
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (40.00%) Worklight
2 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) XMLBeans
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) i5/OS
2 1 (20.00%) OS/400
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Interwoven
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle