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 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 59 79
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20  
Contract jobs citing IBM 57 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.48% 2.77% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.43% 5.88% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 40
Median daily rate £400 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +23.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £358 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £33.25
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 the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1049 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.59% 47.03% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 610 851
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 99 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.53 £40.00 £42.50
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +7 19 £400 -14.66% 2
Hertfordshire -15 16 £413 -8.33% 3
Suffolk +22 12 £388 -13.88%
Essex -14 6 £425 +6.25%
Norfolk -9 3 £255 -53.63%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £500 +9.89% 3
IBM
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 43 (38.74%) Java
2 37 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 33 (29.73%) XML
4 27 (24.32%) SQL
4 27 (24.32%) CRM
4 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 23 (20.72%) Marketing
7 21 (18.92%) HTML
8 20 (18.02%) .NET
8 20 (18.02%) OO
9 19 (17.12%) J2EE
9 19 (17.12%) Oracle
9 19 (17.12%) SAP
9 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
9 19 (17.12%) IBM Integration Bus
10 18 (16.22%) Web Services
10 18 (16.22%) Unix
11 16 (14.41%) CSS
12 15 (13.51%) Retail
13 14 (12.61%) Unica
13 14 (12.61%) Linux
13 14 (12.61%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (12.61%) Analytics
14 13 (11.71%) SOA
14 13 (11.71%) JSP
14 13 (11.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (10.81%) Servlets
15 12 (10.81%) MS Visio
15 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce

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 37 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.50%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (3.60%) Apache
6 3 (2.70%) CMS
6 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.80%) Confluence
7 2 (1.80%) Documentum
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.90%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.90%) Gentran
8 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.60%) ImageReady
3 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Unica
2 6 (5.41%) SAP HCM
2 6 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.50%) Maximo
4 3 (2.70%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.90%) Magento
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (5.41%) Silverpop
2 6 (5.41%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (4.50%) Boomi
4 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.80%) G Suite
5 2 (1.80%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.90%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Firewall
2 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.80%) SMS
3 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.90%) SAN
4 1 (0.90%) SNMP
4 1 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) DB2
1 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.80%) Redis
4 1 (0.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) DataStage
4 1 (0.90%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.90%) GIS
4 1 (0.90%) Ingres
4 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Ant
2 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.50%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (4.50%) JIRA
4 4 (3.60%) AccuRev
4 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.60%) JUnit
4 4 (3.60%) Maven
5 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.70%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (2.70%) Rational Rose
5 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.80%) Gradle
6 2 (1.80%) Lombardi
6 2 (1.80%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (20.72%) Marketing
2 15 (13.51%) Retail
3 12 (10.81%) Finance
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.70%) French Language
4 3 (2.70%) German Language
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
5 2 (1.80%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
3 12 (10.81%) WebSphere Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Consultant
4 11 (9.91%) Integration Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Author
5 10 (9.01%) Technical Author
6 9 (8.11%) Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Designer
8 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce Architect
8 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Campaign Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Trainer
9 5 (4.50%) Trainer
10 4 (3.60%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.73%) XML
2 21 (18.92%) HTML
3 20 (18.02%) .NET
4 19 (17.12%) IBM Integration Bus
4 19 (17.12%) J2EE
5 18 (16.22%) Web Services
6 16 (14.41%) CSS
7 14 (12.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (11.71%) JSP
9 12 (10.81%) Servlets
10 11 (9.91%) Java EE
11 10 (9.01%) JPA
12 9 (8.11%) Ajax
12 9 (8.11%) JMS
12 9 (8.11%) JSON
12 9 (8.11%) XHTML
13 8 (7.21%) EJB
13 8 (7.21%) XSLT
14 7 (6.31%) JDBC
14 7 (6.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) DataPower
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) LPAR
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) AS400
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.70%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Unix
2 14 (12.61%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
4 6 (5.41%) Solaris
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) AIX
6 1 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.90%) HPUX
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (24.32%) CRM
2 20 (18.02%) OO
3 14 (12.61%) Analytics
4 13 (11.71%) SOA
5 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.91%) B2C
7 10 (9.01%) BPMN
7 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 10 (9.01%) RAD
7 10 (9.01%) UML
8 9 (8.11%) B2B
8 9 (8.11%) Content Management
8 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.11%) TDD
9 8 (7.21%) Open Source
10 7 (6.31%) Document Management
10 7 (6.31%) Release Management
10 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) Java
2 27 (24.32%) SQL
3 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.50%) Python
6 4 (3.60%) C#
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) Perl
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.90%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 1 (0.90%) Control-M
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
1 19 (17.12%) Oracle
1 19 (17.12%) SAP
2 8 (7.21%) Google
3 7 (6.31%) Dell
3 7 (6.31%) hybris
4 6 (5.41%) Pega
5 5 (4.50%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (2.70%) Adobe
6 3 (2.70%) FatWire
6 3 (2.70%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.70%) Omniture
6 3 (2.70%) WSO2
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.90%) Borland
8 1 (0.90%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
Watford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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