Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 62 47
Rank change year-on-year -25 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.51% 1.46% 3.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 2.91% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 24
Essex median daily rate £333 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £400 £257
90th Percentile £470 £400 £468
East of England median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Essex median hourly rate - £31.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +19.15%
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £31.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.30% -1.56% +9.40%

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 466 447 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 54.12% 50.17% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 195 305
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% -5.23%
10th Percentile £263 £191 £185
90th Percentile £588 £475 £475
East of England median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 102 46
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -25.00% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.26 £15.75 £15.63
90th Percentile £43.50 £40.90 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% +0.61%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Essex over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Colchester - 2 £430 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £407 -
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) XHTML
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Ant
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) RAD
5 5 (38.46%) B2C
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) JSP
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) Sass
5 5 (38.46%) LESS
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 3 (23.08%) CMS

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) Gentran
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) Ingres
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Ant
2 2 (15.38%) AccuRev
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Gradle
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) EDI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) EDI Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) XHTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) JSP
3 5 (38.46%) LESS
3 5 (38.46%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) EDI
4 2 (15.38%) EDIFACT
4 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) SAML
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
1 3 (23.08%) Web 2.0
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) LPAR
3 1 (7.69%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) B2C
3 5 (38.46%) RAD
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) FatWire
1 3 (23.08%) Google
1 3 (23.08%) Omniture
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware