The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 25 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14  
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.05% 1.65% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 4.71% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £525 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -16.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
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 Croydon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 76 85 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 38.97% 35.12% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 61
Median daily rate £450 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +23.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Croydon

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Croydon region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (100.00%) GitLab
1 4 (100.00%) Samza
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
1 4 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) GitLab
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Samza
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes