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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 13 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.67% 4.04% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 21.21% 8.16% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
33 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.43% 49.49% 58.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 32
Median daily rate £450 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £138 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) E-Commerce
3 16 (57.14%) J2EE
3 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) DB2
4 15 (53.57%) Unix
5 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) Magento
5 12 (42.86%) hybris
6 10 (35.71%) Subversion
6 10 (35.71%) Ant
6 10 (35.71%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Ruby
8 7 (25.00%) Drupal
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Puppet
8 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (25.00%) MySQL
8 7 (25.00%) PHP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (25.00%) Drupal
3 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
4 3 (10.71%) CMS
4 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Magento
2 4 (14.29%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) DB2
2 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (10.71%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) Ant
2 10 (35.71%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) Appium
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
3 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Log4j
4 3 (10.71%) Mockito
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Unix Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Data Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) J2EE
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) EJB
4 7 (25.00%) JSP
4 7 (25.00%) Servlets
4 7 (25.00%) XHTML
5 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 3 (10.71%) JDBC
7 3 (10.71%) JMS
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) JSTL
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) Struts
7 3 (10.71%) XSD
7 3 (10.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Unix
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) AIX
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) HPUX
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Document Management
4 5 (17.86%) System Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
1 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) hybris
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) ATG
4 3 (10.71%) Blue Martini
4 3 (10.71%) Elastic Path
4 3 (10.71%) Interwoven