Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 44 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +61
Contract jobs citing IBM 87 109 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.55% 4.93% 5.78%
As % of the Vendors category 9.85% 11.02% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.09% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £453
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £428
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.51% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.75 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +98.91% +9.52% -23.64%

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 883 989 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.16% 44.73% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 430 456
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -1.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £207 £210 £213
90th Percentile £554 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 47 43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.93 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.21% +47.22% +3.14%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.60
90th Percentile £34.40 £41.60 £32.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.63 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.26% -4.73% -0.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +4 83 £463 +18.59% 5
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 42 (48.28%) Java
2 33 (37.93%) Linux
3 32 (36.78%) SQL
4 28 (32.18%) Middleware
5 27 (31.03%) Python
6 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
7 23 (26.44%) DevOps
7 23 (26.44%) Banking
8 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
9 19 (21.84%) Oracle
9 19 (21.84%) DB2
10 18 (20.69%) Mainframe
11 17 (19.54%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
11 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.54%) Ansible
11 17 (19.54%) OpenShift
12 16 (18.39%) REST
12 16 (18.39%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (17.24%) Finance
13 15 (17.24%) Web Services
13 15 (17.24%) JIRA
14 14 (16.09%) WebSphere
14 14 (16.09%) LAMP
14 14 (16.09%) Docker
15 13 (14.94%) NuoDB
15 13 (14.94%) Hibernate
15 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
15 13 (14.94%) Spring

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 14 (16.09%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.79%) Confluence
4 9 (10.34%) Apache Spark
5 8 (9.20%) Apache
5 8 (9.20%) JBoss
6 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.30%) CICS
8 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 2 (2.30%) NetWeaver
8 2 (2.30%) nginx
8 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.30%) SAS
8 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Maximo
2 2 (2.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (19.54%) OpenShift
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon S3
3 9 (10.34%) PaaS
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (8.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (8.05%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (8.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.60%) IaaS
7 3 (3.45%) SaaS
8 2 (2.30%) GitHub
8 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.30%) npm
9 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) ATM
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
2 19 (21.84%) DB2
3 16 (18.39%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (14.94%) NoSQL
4 13 (14.94%) NuoDB
5 12 (13.79%) MySQL
5 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 11 (12.64%) Redis
7 10 (11.49%) Hadoop
8 9 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (10.34%) Big Data
9 7 (8.05%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.45%) HBase
10 3 (3.45%) OLAP
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (3.45%) Pentaho
10 3 (3.45%) PowerCenter
10 3 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
2 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
3 15 (17.24%) JIRA
4 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.75%) WebStorm
6 4 (4.60%) GitLab
7 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.30%) Mocha
7 2 (2.30%) Protractor
7 2 (2.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.15%) Introscope
General
1 23 (26.44%) Banking
2 15 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Back Office
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
5 4 (4.60%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Mainframe Developer
4 8 (9.20%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) DB2 DBA
6 6 (6.90%) DBA
6 6 (6.90%) Maximo Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (4.60%) DB2 Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) Middleware
2 16 (18.39%) REST
3 15 (17.24%) Web Services
4 14 (16.09%) LAMP
5 13 (14.94%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.94%) Spring
6 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 12 (13.79%) LAPP Stack
6 12 (13.79%) SOAP
7 11 (12.64%) RESTful
7 11 (12.64%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (11.49%) JSON
8 10 (11.49%) RAML
8 10 (11.49%) Swagger
8 10 (11.49%) XML
8 10 (11.49%) YAML
9 9 (10.34%) Kafka
10 8 (9.20%) J2EE
11 5 (5.75%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.75%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Mainframe
2 17 (19.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.30%) BBC
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) New Media
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) AIX
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) DC/OS
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) DevOps
2 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.94%) Open Source
4 11 (12.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (11.49%) CRM
5 10 (11.49%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.34%) Front End Development
7 8 (9.20%) API Development
7 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.05%) Analytics
8 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.05%) Data Integration
8 7 (8.05%) Migration
8 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.05%) Scrum
9 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.75%) ITIL
10 5 (5.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) SQL
3 27 (31.03%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) Bash Shell
4 11 (12.64%) COBOL
4 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) JCL
5 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
5 10 (11.49%) Ruby
6 4 (4.60%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) VC++
7 3 (3.45%) HiveQL
7 3 (3.45%) Scala
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.15%) Korn
9 1 (1.15%) REXX
9 1 (1.15%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) GDPR
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Ansible
2 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Kibana
4 2 (2.30%) Control-M
4 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.15%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.15%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.60%) Remedy
4 3 (3.45%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) Splunk
4 3 (3.45%) Tableau
4 3 (3.45%) Talend
5 2 (2.30%) ATG
5 2 (2.30%) Demandware
5 2 (2.30%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) hybris
5 2 (2.30%) Informatica
5 2 (2.30%) Pega
5 2 (2.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.15%) Brocade
6 1 (1.15%) Netezza
6 1 (1.15%) ReadSoft