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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 15 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.71% - 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
IBM
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
45 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.86% 50.00% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 41
Median daily rate £408 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £186 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £15.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £28.40 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 10 December 2016, 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 25 (92.59%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) E-Commerce
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) DB2
3 17 (62.96%) Unix
3 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
4 16 (59.26%) WebSphere
4 16 (59.26%) J2EE
5 14 (51.85%) Magento
5 14 (51.85%) hybris
6 12 (44.44%) Subversion
6 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 12 (44.44%) HTML
6 12 (44.44%) Ant
6 12 (44.44%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 9 (33.33%) Python
7 9 (33.33%) AIX
7 9 (33.33%) PHP
7 9 (33.33%) MySQL
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle
7 9 (33.33%) Ruby
7 9 (33.33%) Drupal
7 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (33.33%) Puppet
7 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (33.33%) Ansible
7 9 (33.33%) Mentoring

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 (59.26%) WebSphere
2 9 (33.33%) Drupal
2 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 3 (11.11%) CMS
4 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Magento
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) DB2
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (18.52%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (44.44%) Ant
2 12 (44.44%) Subversion
3 5 (18.52%) Appium
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
3 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Log4j
4 3 (11.11%) Mockito
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Unix Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) J2EE
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) EJB
4 7 (25.93%) JSP
4 7 (25.93%) Servlets
4 7 (25.93%) XHTML
5 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) Ajax
7 3 (11.11%) JDBC
7 3 (11.11%) JMS
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) JSTL
7 3 (11.11%) REST
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Struts
7 3 (11.11%) XSD
7 3 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Unix
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) AIX
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) HPUX
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 9 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Document Management
4 5 (18.52%) System Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) PHP
4 9 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
1 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) hybris
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) ATG
3 3 (11.11%) Blue Martini
3 3 (11.11%) Elastic Path
3 3 (11.11%) Interwoven
4 2 (7.41%) SAP