Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 63 37
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26 +40
Contract jobs citing IBM 124 45 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.64% 2.61% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 12.28% 5.62% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -7.06% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £341 £308
90th Percentile £475 £527 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £420
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.98% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -52.00% - +37.93%

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 1,010 801 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.97% 46.49% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 438 456
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £211
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.13 £10.80 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.56% -32.79% +23.62%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.74
90th Percentile £31.31 £37.03 £30.35
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £18.88
% change year-on-year +13.84% -18.65% +17.97%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +27 107 £438 +12.18% 5
Amersham - 1 £300 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 76 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.77%) Java
3 48 (38.71%) Linux
4 41 (33.06%) WebSphere
5 39 (31.45%) Jenkins
6 38 (30.65%) OpenShift
7 36 (29.03%) JIRA
8 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
8 35 (28.23%) Confluence
9 34 (27.42%) PaaS
9 34 (27.42%) AngularJS
10 32 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (25.81%) J2EE
10 32 (25.81%) DevOps
11 31 (25.00%) HTTP
11 31 (25.00%) Firewall
11 31 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 31 (25.00%) Spring
12 29 (23.39%) OpenStack
12 29 (23.39%) Red Hat
12 29 (23.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (22.58%) API Development
13 28 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (22.58%) Redis
13 28 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (22.58%) IaaS
13 28 (22.58%) NuoDB
13 28 (22.58%) Load Balancing
13 28 (22.58%) Selenium
14 26 (20.97%) Finance

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 41 (33.06%) WebSphere
2 35 (28.23%) Confluence
3 29 (23.39%) OpenStack
4 22 (17.74%) Tomcat
5 21 (16.94%) Apache
6 8 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (3.23%) CMS
8 3 (2.42%) Drupal
9 2 (1.61%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.61%) JBoss
9 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.81%) IIS
10 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.65%) OpenShift
2 34 (27.42%) PaaS
3 32 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (22.58%) IaaS
5 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.00%) Firewall
1 31 (25.00%) HTTP
2 10 (8.06%) FTP
2 10 (8.06%) Internet
2 10 (8.06%) SMTP
2 10 (8.06%) SSL
3 3 (2.42%) SAN
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 28 (22.58%) NuoDB
2 28 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (22.58%) Redis
3 21 (16.94%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.65%) DB2
5 3 (2.42%) MySQL
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (31.45%) Jenkins
2 36 (29.03%) JIRA
3 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
4 28 (22.58%) Selenium
5 9 (7.26%) Maven
6 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.23%) GitLab
8 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) git-flow
9 1 (0.81%) Grunt
9 1 (0.81%) gulp
9 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 23 (18.55%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) International Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.42%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.61%) Back Office
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (42.74%) Developer
2 31 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (15.32%) Senior Developer
4 19 (15.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (14.52%) Consultant
6 16 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Lead Java Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Team Leader
8 11 (8.87%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (8.87%) J2EE Team Leader
8 11 (8.87%) Java Team Leader
8 11 (8.87%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (6.45%) DevOps Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) AngularJS
2 32 (25.81%) J2EE
3 31 (25.00%) Spring
4 28 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (18.55%) Web Services
6 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
6 22 (17.74%) JDBC
6 22 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (16.94%) Apache CXF
8 17 (13.71%) XML
9 14 (11.29%) Node.js
10 13 (10.48%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (9.68%) Spring Boot
11 12 (9.68%) Swagger
12 10 (8.06%) cXML
12 10 (8.06%) ebXML
12 10 (8.06%) EDI
12 10 (8.06%) REST
12 10 (8.06%) XML Schema
13 9 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) DataPower
1 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.61%) Social Media
4 2 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) AS400
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.71%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) Unix
3 7 (5.65%) Windows
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.23%) Solaris
6 3 (2.42%) AIX
7 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.81%) CentOS
8 1 (0.81%) SUSE
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.81%) DevOps
3 29 (23.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (22.58%) API Development
4 28 (22.58%) Load Balancing
5 23 (18.55%) CRM
6 18 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.90%) Microservices
8 13 (10.48%) Scrum
9 12 (9.68%) Project Management
10 10 (8.06%) B2B
10 10 (8.06%) Data Security
10 10 (8.06%) EAI
10 10 (8.06%) High Availability
11 9 (7.26%) ITIL
11 9 (7.26%) Process Improvement
11 9 (7.26%) Release Management
11 9 (7.26%) TDD
11 9 (7.26%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.77%) Java
2 19 (15.32%) SQL
3 14 (11.29%) Perl
4 10 (8.06%) ActionScript
4 10 (8.06%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (8.06%) ActionScript 3.0
4 10 (8.06%) Python
5 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.23%) COBOL
6 4 (3.23%) PHP
6 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) JCL
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) RosettaNet
2 4 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) vCloud
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) Ansible
2 9 (7.26%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.84%) Netcool
3 6 (4.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.61%) Consul
5 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.61%) Mesos
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.81%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (23.39%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.06%) webMethods
3 7 (5.65%) EMC
4 5 (4.03%) Apigee
4 5 (4.03%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.03%) WSO2
5 4 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 4 (3.23%) HP
5 4 (3.23%) NetApp
5 4 (3.23%) SAP
6 3 (2.42%) Brocade
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.61%) Cognos
7 2 (1.61%) Fiserv
7 2 (1.61%) Lotus
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) CA
8 1 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy