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 3 months to 28 March 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.52% 2.88% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% 7.07% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £366 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -3.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 156 184 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 46.99% 40.80% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 91 97
Median daily rate £320 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Median hourly rate £39.13 £12.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.04% -70.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Cheltenham +12 11 £353 -
Gloucester -8 3 £425 +16.04% 1
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) IBM Sterling
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) JIRA
7 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (20.00%) Use Case
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Content Management
8 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) RUP
8 4 (16.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.00%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (12.00%) Smoke Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Multichannel Retail
9 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (12.00%) Apache
9 3 (12.00%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Anypoint
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.00%) Mule
2 2 (8.00%) Mule ESB
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (4.00%) Primavera
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
1 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Requirements Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) JSON
1 3 (12.00%) SOAP
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) RAML
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
2 2 (8.00%) XSD
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (16.00%) Content Management
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) RUP
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Multichannel Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Groovy
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PeopleCode
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQR
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CloudHub
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM Sterling
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.00%) SAP