The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 27 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 1.92% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £455 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +15.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £407
% change year-on-year - -1.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 218 261 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.14% 43.94% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 134 201
Median daily rate £313 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 41
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Lombardi
3 1 (33.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Lombardi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) BPM Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Business Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Business Process Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Business Process Management Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Management Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Process Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) BPM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (33.33%) OCPJP
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Sun