Period
to 25 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 August 2019 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -35 +9 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.82% 3.98% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 9.52% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £475 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.75% -14.55%
South West median daily rate £463 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +8.82% -3.41% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% +79.49%

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 Gloucestershire.

All Vendors
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 364 252 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 42.52% 41.79% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 143 142
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +20.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £177
90th Percentile £586 £563 £475
South West median daily rate £444 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +10.95% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 20 23
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +154.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £24.75 £16.18 £10.13
90th Percentile £58.50 £52.63 £52.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £37.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.85% +7.29% +50.54%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Cheltenham -18 3 - -
Gloucester -4 2 - - 1
IBM
South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (100.00%) TMS320
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (57.14%) MISRA C
2 4 (57.14%) MISRA
2 4 (57.14%) Sequence Diagram
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Flex
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 4 (57.14%) Publishing
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
3 3 (42.86%) Serena
3 3 (42.86%) Windchill
3 3 (42.86%) Avionics
3 3 (42.86%) DO-178B

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Windchill
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
1 4 (57.14%) Publishing
2 3 (42.86%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Validation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Verification Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) TMS320
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Sequence Diagram
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) MISRA
1 4 (57.14%) MISRA C
2 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Serena