Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 40 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 125 75 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.27% 4.31% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 11.88% 9.40% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -7.89%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £284
90th Percentile £475 £503 £444
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £424
% change year-on-year - +0.29% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £45.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -45.05% +102.22% +4.65%

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 1052 798 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.39% 45.89% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 420 536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £229 £208
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.80 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.04% -32.20% +27.44%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.10 £26.95 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +7.81% -14.35% +20.52%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +10 110 £400 -5.88% 4
Amersham - 1 £300 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 71 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.20%) Java
3 43 (34.40%) API Development
4 42 (33.60%) Finance
5 32 (25.60%) Microservices
5 32 (25.60%) AngularJS
6 31 (24.80%) Jenkins
6 31 (24.80%) Scrum
7 30 (24.00%) Linux
7 30 (24.00%) Swagger
8 29 (23.20%) Node.js
8 29 (23.20%) Spring
9 28 (22.40%) WebSphere
9 28 (22.40%) Git (software)
10 26 (20.80%) RESTful
10 26 (20.80%) REST
11 25 (20.00%) CRM
12 23 (18.40%) OpenShift
12 23 (18.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (17.60%) MongoDB
14 21 (16.80%) HTTP
15 20 (16.00%) Oracle
15 20 (16.00%) OAuth
15 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (15.20%) SQL
17 18 (14.40%) J2EE
17 18 (14.40%) Web Services
18 17 (13.60%) SOA
18 17 (13.60%) TDD
18 17 (13.60%) PaaS

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 28 (22.40%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.20%) Confluence
2 14 (11.20%) Drupal
3 13 (10.40%) CMS
3 13 (10.40%) Tomcat
4 12 (9.60%) Apache
4 12 (9.60%) OpenStack
5 11 (8.80%) Alfresco
5 11 (8.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (8.80%) Liferay
5 11 (8.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.60%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.80%) CICS
7 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.40%) OpenShift
2 17 (13.60%) PaaS
3 12 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.20%) IaaS
5 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.80%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) HTTP
2 11 (8.80%) Firewall
2 11 (8.80%) Internet
3 9 (7.20%) FTP
3 9 (7.20%) SMTP
3 9 (7.20%) SSL
4 5 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (0.80%) Extranet
5 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.60%) Redis
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.20%) NuoDB
3 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.60%) DB2
5 5 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.80%) Big Data
8 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.80%) GIS
8 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.80%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 31 (24.80%) Jenkins
2 28 (22.40%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.80%) JIRA
4 10 (8.00%) Maven
5 9 (7.20%) GitLab
5 9 (7.20%) Selenium
6 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.60%) JUnit
7 2 (1.60%) Mockito
8 1 (0.80%) git-flow
8 1 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.80%) Mocha
8 1 (0.80%) Protractor
General
1 42 (33.60%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Electronics
5 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.60%) International Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (50.40%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.40%) Consultant
3 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
4 10 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Angular Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Administrator
7 7 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) J2EE Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.60%) AngularJS
2 30 (24.00%) Swagger
3 29 (23.20%) Node.js
3 29 (23.20%) Spring
4 26 (20.80%) REST
4 26 (20.80%) RESTful
5 20 (16.00%) OAuth
6 18 (14.40%) J2EE
6 18 (14.40%) Web Services
7 16 (12.80%) Spring Boot
8 15 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 13 (10.40%) XML
10 12 (9.60%) Apache CXF
10 12 (9.60%) JDBC
10 12 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (9.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (8.80%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (7.20%) cXML
12 9 (7.20%) ebXML
12 9 (7.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) DataPower
2 9 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.60%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (5.60%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.20%) Social Media
6 3 (2.40%) LPAR
7 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) AS400
8 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.00%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Unix
3 7 (5.60%) AIX
4 5 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Solaris
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.60%) Android
6 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) API Development
3 32 (25.60%) Microservices
4 31 (24.80%) Scrum
5 25 (20.00%) CRM
6 23 (18.40%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (13.60%) SOA
8 17 (13.60%) TDD
9 15 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (12.00%) Project Management
10 13 (10.40%) DevOps
11 12 (9.60%) Document Management
11 12 (9.60%) Load Balancing
11 12 (9.60%) Open Source
12 11 (8.80%) Product Management
13 10 (8.00%) EAI
14 9 (7.20%) B2B
14 9 (7.20%) Data Security
14 9 (7.20%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.20%) Java
2 19 (15.20%) SQL
3 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.60%) Perl
5 9 (7.20%) ActionScript
5 9 (7.20%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (7.20%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (7.20%) Python
5 9 (7.20%) Ruby
6 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.20%) JCL
8 3 (2.40%) PHP
9 2 (1.60%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.60%) COBOL
9 2 (1.60%) REXX
10 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) CCNA
2 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) RosettaNet
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (1.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) vCloud
3 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Ansible
2 5 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.20%) Netcool
3 4 (3.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.40%) Consul
4 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.40%) Mesos
5 2 (1.60%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.80%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.80%) Puppet
6 1 (0.80%) SCCM
6 1 (0.80%) SCOM
6 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.80%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Oracle
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) WSO2
4 13 (10.40%) Apigee
5 11 (8.80%) MuleSoft
5 11 (8.80%) OpenText
6 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.20%) webMethods
8 8 (6.40%) SAP
9 4 (3.20%) EMC
9 4 (3.20%) HP
10 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.40%) Brocade
10 3 (2.40%) NetApp
10 3 (2.40%) VMware
11 2 (1.60%) Apple
11 2 (1.60%) BMC
11 2 (1.60%) Lotus
12 1 (0.80%) CA
12 1 (0.80%) Informatica