Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 44 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +38
Contract jobs citing IBM 118 79 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.64% 4.02% 5.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.98% 8.88% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 34
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £350 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -15.92% +11.74%
10th Percentile £353 £312 £322
90th Percentile £531 £438 £521
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £21.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -9.38% -26.96% -23.33%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 985 890 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.11% 45.27% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 447 452
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -1.13% +18.52%
10th Percentile £221 £215 £240
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +9.38% +22.55%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £32.00 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +2.94%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +16 107 £463 +32.14% 3
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 54 (45.76%) Java
1 54 (45.76%) Linux
2 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (36.44%) Jenkins
4 42 (35.59%) DevOps
5 38 (32.20%) MongoDB
6 37 (31.36%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (29.66%) Git (software)
7 35 (29.66%) OpenShift
8 33 (27.97%) JIRA
8 33 (27.97%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (27.12%) PaaS
9 32 (27.12%) Confluence
10 31 (26.27%) Banking
11 30 (25.42%) NuoDB
12 28 (23.73%) Redis
13 27 (22.88%) WebSphere
13 27 (22.88%) Python
14 25 (21.19%) SQL
14 25 (21.19%) Middleware
14 25 (21.19%) Load Balancing
15 24 (20.34%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (19.49%) IaaS
17 22 (18.64%) AngularJS
17 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (18.64%) Spring
17 22 (18.64%) Red Hat
17 22 (18.64%) Hibernate
17 22 (18.64%) Firewall
18 21 (17.80%) J2EE

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 32 (27.12%) Confluence
2 27 (22.88%) WebSphere
3 21 (17.80%) OpenStack
4 19 (16.10%) Tomcat
5 17 (14.41%) Apache
6 10 (8.47%) JBoss
7 9 (7.63%) Apache Spark
7 9 (7.63%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.69%) CMS
9 2 (1.69%) IIS
9 2 (1.69%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.69%) nginx
9 2 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Maximo
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.36%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (29.66%) OpenShift
3 32 (27.12%) PaaS
4 23 (19.49%) IaaS
5 12 (10.17%) Amazon S3
6 9 (7.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (7.63%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (7.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.69%) GitHub
8 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.69%) SaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) HTTP
3 3 (2.54%) SSL
4 2 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) FTP
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) SMTP
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.20%) MongoDB
2 33 (27.97%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (25.42%) NuoDB
4 28 (23.73%) Redis
5 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
6 17 (14.41%) DB2
7 10 (8.47%) MySQL
7 10 (8.47%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.63%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (7.63%) Big Data
8 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.54%) HBase
10 3 (2.54%) Impala
10 3 (2.54%) OLAP
10 3 (2.54%) Power BI
10 3 (2.54%) PowerCenter
10 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 43 (36.44%) Jenkins
2 35 (29.66%) Git (software)
3 33 (27.97%) JIRA
4 21 (17.80%) Selenium
5 9 (7.63%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.24%) WebStorm
7 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.39%) Maven
8 3 (2.54%) GitLab
9 2 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.85%) Grunt
10 1 (0.85%) gulp
10 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.85%) Mocha
10 1 (0.85%) Protractor
10 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (26.27%) Banking
2 20 (16.95%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Back Office
4 6 (5.08%) International Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Retail
6 4 (3.39%) Marketing
6 4 (3.39%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.05%) Developer
2 28 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (17.80%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Java Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) DB2 DBA
8 6 (5.08%) DBA
8 6 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.08%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (4.24%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.19%) Middleware
2 24 (20.34%) RabbitMQ
3 22 (18.64%) AngularJS
3 22 (18.64%) Hibernate
3 22 (18.64%) Spring
4 21 (17.80%) J2EE
5 19 (16.10%) Web Services
5 19 (16.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (11.02%) JDBC
7 12 (10.17%) LAMP
7 12 (10.17%) REST
7 12 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (10.17%) XML
8 10 (8.47%) JSON
8 10 (8.47%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (7.63%) Apache CXF
9 9 (7.63%) Kafka
10 7 (5.93%) RAML
10 7 (5.93%) Spring Boot
10 7 (5.93%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) IBM Mainframe
1 15 (12.71%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.24%) User Experience
3 3 (2.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.69%) BBC
4 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) DataPower
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.76%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Windows
3 11 (9.32%) Unix
4 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.69%) AIX
5 2 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.69%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.59%) DevOps
3 25 (21.19%) Load Balancing
4 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (16.10%) CRM
6 13 (11.02%) API Development
7 11 (9.32%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.63%) ITIL
9 9 (7.63%) Open Source
9 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.93%) Analytics
11 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.93%) Process Improvement
11 7 (5.93%) Release Management
11 7 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.76%) Java
2 27 (22.88%) Python
3 25 (21.19%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.63%) COBOL
5 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.93%) JCL
6 7 (5.93%) Ruby
7 4 (3.39%) C++
7 4 (3.39%) Perl
7 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.39%) VC++
8 3 (2.54%) HiveQL
8 3 (2.54%) PHP
8 3 (2.54%) Scala
8 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) GDPR
2 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.69%) WCAG
4 1 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Ansible
2 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.54%) Kibana
5 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.69%) Netcool
5 2 (1.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.85%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Red Hat
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.39%) Remedy
5 3 (2.54%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.54%) Cognos
5 3 (2.54%) EMC
5 3 (2.54%) hybris
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) Splunk
5 3 (2.54%) Tableau
5 3 (2.54%) Talend
6 2 (1.69%) ATG
6 2 (1.69%) Demandware
6 2 (1.69%) Fiserv
6 2 (1.69%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) Pega
6 2 (1.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.85%) webMethods