Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 45 45
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 +36
Contract jobs citing IBM 44 119 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.55% 5.01% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 5.57% 11.33% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £363 £309 £263
90th Percentile £568 £475 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £24.00 -
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £25.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +88.00% -39.02% +82.22%

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 790 1,050 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.85% 44.21% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 470 423
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% -1.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £198 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.67% +4.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £10.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.64% +64.01% -33.98%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.00 £38.10 £27.10
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.97 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.74% +6.03% -13.51%

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 November 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 November 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 -29 40 £425 +6.25% 5
Aylesbury - 1 £375 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) JIRA
3 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 15 (34.09%) OpenShift
7 14 (31.82%) Confluence
7 14 (31.82%) MongoDB
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (29.55%) NuoDB
8 13 (29.55%) Redis
8 13 (29.55%) DevOps
8 13 (29.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (25.00%) Spring
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Firewall
10 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
11 9 (20.45%) Middleware
11 9 (20.45%) Web Services
11 9 (20.45%) Selenium
11 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
11 9 (20.45%) PaaS
11 9 (20.45%) OpenStack
11 9 (20.45%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (20.45%) IaaS
12 8 (18.18%) Node.js

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 (31.82%) Confluence
2 9 (20.45%) OpenStack
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.55%) CICS
6 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) OpenShift
2 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.45%) IaaS
3 9 (20.45%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.27%) npm
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) ATM
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 13 (29.55%) NuoDB
2 13 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (29.55%) Redis
3 8 (18.18%) DB2
4 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) JIRA
2 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
3 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) Introscope
5 2 (4.55%) Synon
6 1 (2.27%) GitLab
6 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.27%) Mocha
6 1 (2.27%) Protractor
6 1 (2.27%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Maximo Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Spring
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 9 (20.45%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) J2EE
3 8 (18.18%) Java EE
3 8 (18.18%) Node.js
4 7 (15.91%) REST
4 7 (15.91%) SOAP
5 6 (13.64%) RESTful
5 6 (13.64%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 5 (11.36%) RAML
6 5 (11.36%) Swagger
6 5 (11.36%) XML
6 5 (11.36%) YAML
7 4 (9.09%) LAMP
7 4 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) AS400
3 2 (4.55%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) New Media
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (29.55%) Continuous Delivery
1 13 (29.55%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
4 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Data Management
8 2 (4.55%) EAI
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 1 (2.27%) TDD
9 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) COBOL
5 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.64%) Python
6 5 (11.36%) Ruby
7 4 (9.09%) JCL
8 2 (4.55%) RPG
9 1 (2.27%) Jython
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
9 1 (2.27%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.55%) Control-M
3 1 (2.27%) Kibana
3 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.27%) Brocade
3 1 (2.27%) CA
3 1 (2.27%) EMC
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy