Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 July 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 52 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 50 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.18% 3.23% 4.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.24% 6.82% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 33
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +2.00% +19.72%
10th Percentile £209 £324 £325
90th Percentile £541 £523 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £43.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year -42.20% +37.30% +31.25%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 801 601 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.99% 47.32% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 303 354
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £175 £200 £235
90th Percentile £550 £575 £534
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 53 31
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +11.54% -29.73%
10th Percentile £11.47 £10.50 £7.85
90th Percentile £35.50 £36.20 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -19.51%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Watford +3 34 £450 - 3
Hatfield 0 5 £180 -52.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £225 -
Stevenage - 2 £280 - 1
St Albans -3 1 £300 -
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) WebSphere
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 17 (34.00%) Retail
5 14 (28.00%) DNA
5 14 (28.00%) Finance
6 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 12 (24.00%) Presales
7 10 (20.00%) J2EE
8 9 (18.00%) DB2
8 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 9 (18.00%) Cognos
8 9 (18.00%) Project Management
8 9 (18.00%) VMware
9 8 (16.00%) Web Services
9 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (16.00%) Time Management
10 7 (14.00%) JIRA
10 7 (14.00%) hybris
10 7 (14.00%) Magento
10 7 (14.00%) Unix
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (14.00%) Client/Server
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle
11 6 (12.00%) Windows
11 6 (12.00%) Middleware
11 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (12.00%) Git (software)

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 21 (42.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) Commerce Server
4 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
4 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.00%) Jupyter
5 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.00%) ThingWorx
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Magento
2 3 (6.00%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (4.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) DB2
2 4 (8.00%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) Looker
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.00%) Grunt
4 3 (6.00%) gulp
4 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) Log4j
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (34.00%) Retail
2 14 (28.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.00%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) J2EE
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
3 7 (14.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) Middleware
5 5 (10.00%) CSS
5 5 (10.00%) REST
6 4 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (8.00%) Java EE
6 4 (8.00%) JSP
6 4 (8.00%) XHTML
7 3 (6.00%) JMS
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
7 3 (6.00%) LESS
7 3 (6.00%) RESTful
7 3 (6.00%) Sass
7 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (6.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) EJB
8 2 (4.00%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) DataPower
4 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.00%) W3C
5 1 (2.00%) AS400
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Unix
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) Fedora
5 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) HPUX
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (28.00%) DNA
3 12 (24.00%) Presales
3 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Time Management
6 6 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.00%) SOA
8 4 (8.00%) System Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) AWK
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.00%) RPG
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.00%) Grafana
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Cognos
1 9 (18.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) hybris
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) SAP
6 3 (6.00%) Capita
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Google
7 2 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (4.00%) PTC
7 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.00%) Siebel
7 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.00%) webMethods
7 2 (4.00%) WSO2
8 1 (2.00%) Blue Martini
8 1 (2.00%) Sun