Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -29 +21 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 122 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.84% 5.44% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 5.98% 11.98% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +8.44% -4.19%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £335
90th Percentile £549 £475 £515
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% - -
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +55.00% -50.00% +11.11%

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 753 1,018 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.60% 45.37% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 505 430
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £226 £262
90th Percentile £591 £535 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +53.33% -30.30%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £28.88 £37.18
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.43% -20.86%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -22 41 £425 -1.16% 6
Aylesbury - 1 £375 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 (51.11%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 19 (42.22%) JIRA
4 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (33.33%) Linux
6 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.89%) Middleware
7 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
8 12 (26.67%) Confluence
8 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
8 12 (26.67%) NuoDB
8 12 (26.67%) Redis
8 12 (26.67%) OpenShift
8 12 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (24.44%) DevOps
9 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.22%) Migration
10 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 9 (20.00%) J2EE
11 9 (20.00%) Firewall
11 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (20.00%) Spring
11 9 (20.00%) Selenium
11 9 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (20.00%) PaaS
11 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
11 9 (20.00%) IaaS
12 8 (17.78%) Java EE

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 12 (26.67%) Confluence
2 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) JRun
6 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) OpenShift
2 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.00%) IaaS
3 9 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 12 (26.67%) NuoDB
1 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (26.67%) Redis
2 7 (15.56%) DB2
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) JIRA
2 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Introscope
5 2 (4.44%) Synon
6 1 (2.22%) ChangeMan
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Full Stack Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Maximo Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Middleware
2 9 (20.00%) J2EE
2 9 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (20.00%) Spring
3 8 (17.78%) Java EE
4 7 (15.56%) Node.js
5 6 (13.33%) Spring Boot
5 6 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) LAMP
7 3 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (6.67%) RAML
7 3 (6.67%) REST
7 3 (6.67%) RESTful
7 3 (6.67%) Swagger
7 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) YAML
8 2 (4.44%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) AS400
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) iSeries
2 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) DataPower
3 2 (4.44%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.44%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) HACMP
4 1 (2.22%) IVR
4 1 (2.22%) New Media
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (24.44%) DevOps
3 10 (22.22%) Migration
4 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.56%) Data Integration
5 7 (15.56%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) EAI
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) COBOL
5 3 (6.67%) JCL
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) RPG
7 1 (2.22%) Jython
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) REXX
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) NCDA
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.44%) SnapMirror
2 2 (4.44%) SnapVault
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
3 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.44%) EMC
2 2 (4.44%) Hitachi
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) NetApp
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Brocade
3 1 (2.22%) CA
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) GUPTA
3 1 (2.22%) Informatica
3 1 (2.22%) Lotus
3 1 (2.22%) Remedy