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The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 1 July 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 35 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 1.76% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.71% 4.01% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 16
10th Percentile £330 £454 £241
25th Percentile £463 £466 £392
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £486 £513 £468
Median % change year-on-year -5.12% +9.63% -1.58%
75th Percentile £721 £533 £528
90th Percentile £733 £560 £544
England median daily rate £575 £505 £475
% change year-on-year +13.97% +6.21% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
10th Percentile £51.25 £47.13 -
25th Percentile £54.06 £48.44 £46.25
Median hourly rate £55.00 £51.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% -
75th Percentile - £53.44 £48.75
90th Percentile - £54.38 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £50.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.91% +44.29% -17.65%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,077 873 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.98% 43.94% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 486 469
10th Percentile £188 £143 £180
25th Percentile £313 £233 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £410 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -5.56%
75th Percentile £562 £521 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £594
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 107 65
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.60 £13.15
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.06 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.88% -20.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £35.00 £23.21 £39.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.80 £57.40
England median hourly rate £21.78 £19.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.58% +2.74% +1.60%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing IBM in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +3 19 £544 +6.10% 2
Hertfordshire -11 18 £325 -31.58% 5
Bedfordshire - 3 £338 - 5
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (60.00%) Linux
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) UML
3 16 (40.00%) Agile
4 15 (37.50%) Microservices
5 14 (35.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (35.00%) Ansible
5 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 14 (35.00%) SysML
5 14 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (35.00%) JIRA
5 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (35.00%) OO
5 14 (35.00%) MATLAB
5 14 (35.00%) Simulink
6 11 (27.50%) CI/CD
7 10 (25.00%) Public Sector
7 10 (25.00%) DevOps
7 10 (25.00%) AWS
8 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (22.50%) Amazon S3
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) Artifactory
8 9 (22.50%) GitLab
8 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
8 9 (22.50%) Terraform
8 9 (22.50%) Amazon EKS

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon EKS
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon S3
3 8 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (20.00%) Serverless
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.50%) BigCommerce
4 1 (2.50%) GCP
4 1 (2.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Tactical Data Link
1 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) DataStage
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Connection
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Metadata
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (35.00%) JIRA
1 14 (35.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (22.50%) Artifactory
2 9 (22.50%) GitLab
3 5 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 10 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 8 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Military
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Developer
2 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (7.50%) DBA
3 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (20.00%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (10.00%) JSON
4 4 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (7.50%) REST
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) WSDL
6 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) JMS
7 1 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) SAML
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.50%) XHTML
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile
1 16 (40.00%) UML
2 15 (37.50%) Microservices
3 14 (35.00%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (35.00%) SysML
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (27.50%) CI/CD
5 10 (25.00%) DevOps
6 8 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) Line Management
9 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) MATLAB
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) Groovy
3 8 (20.00%) Perl
3 8 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Bash
6 1 (2.50%) ES6
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Ansible
2 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
2 9 (22.50%) Terraform
3 8 (20.00%) Packer
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (2.50%) Grafana
4 1 (2.50%) Kibana
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) AppDynamics
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) NN4M
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) SAP