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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 14 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.27% 22.62% 21.25%
As % of the Vendors category 16.92% 35.85% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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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
65 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 48.87% 63.10% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 18
Average daily rate £335 £344 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +75.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £50.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.50% +181.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £34.60 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £50.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) E-Commerce
1 24 (92.31%) Retail
2 22 (84.62%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) J2EE
3 19 (73.08%) WebSphere
3 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 19 (73.08%) Manufacturing
4 18 (69.23%) UNIX
5 17 (65.38%) MQSeries
6 16 (61.54%) SQL
7 15 (57.69%) HTML
7 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (57.69%) XML
8 13 (50.00%) Degree
9 12 (46.15%) DB2
10 11 (42.31%) HP
11 10 (38.46%) Linux
12 9 (34.62%) HPUX
12 9 (34.62%) Solaris
12 9 (34.62%) Project Management
13 8 (30.77%) Interwoven
13 8 (30.77%) Internet
13 8 (30.77%) JMS
13 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
13 8 (30.77%) XSLT
13 8 (30.77%) Struts
13 8 (30.77%) OO
13 8 (30.77%) Ant
13 8 (30.77%) JUnit
13 8 (30.77%) Servlets

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) WebSphere
2 17 (65.38%) MQSeries
3 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (19.23%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.85%) Lync
6 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 7 (26.92%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) DB2
2 7 (26.92%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 5 (19.23%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Ant
1 8 (30.77%) JUnit
1 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 8 (30.77%) Log4j
1 8 (30.77%) Subversion
2 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
4 5 (19.23%) Maven
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 24 (92.31%) Retail
2 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 19 (73.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) J2EE
2 15 (57.69%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) JMS
3 8 (30.77%) XSLT
3 8 (30.77%) XMLBeans
3 8 (30.77%) Ajax
3 8 (30.77%) Servlets
3 8 (30.77%) Struts
4 7 (26.92%) Flash
5 5 (19.23%) JSON
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) JDBC
6 3 (11.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) UNIX
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) HPUX
3 9 (34.62%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) E-Commerce
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) Content Management
4 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
4 7 (26.92%) System Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) RAD
7 3 (11.54%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) XPath
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (26.92%) ISEB
3 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Interwoven
3 7 (26.92%) Sun
4 3 (11.54%) ATG
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Martini
4 3 (11.54%) Elastic Path
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Intel
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Watford
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Rate: Competitive
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