Period
to 19 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 January 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 41 108 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.53% 6.37% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 12.98% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 55 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -5.33%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £335
90th Percentile £556 £475 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +56.25% - -

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 632 832 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 54.39% 49.06% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 438 349
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +7.74%
10th Percentile £233 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 29
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.63% -28.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.70 £24.40 £18.55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.13 £11.25
% change year-on-year -18.25% +52.22% -30.30%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Milton Keynes

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Milton Keynes

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Milton Keynes

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for IBM.

1 22 (53.66%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) JIRA
4 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
5 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 14 (34.15%) Linux
6 12 (29.27%) Middleware
6 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
7 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (26.83%) Confluence
7 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
7 11 (26.83%) Redis
7 11 (26.83%) NuoDB
7 11 (26.83%) OpenShift
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
8 10 (24.39%) DevOps
9 9 (21.95%) IaaS
9 9 (21.95%) OpenStack
9 9 (21.95%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (21.95%) PaaS
9 9 (21.95%) J2EE
9 9 (21.95%) Migration
9 9 (21.95%) Firewall
9 9 (21.95%) Spring
9 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
9 9 (21.95%) Selenium
10 8 (19.51%) Java EE

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 11 (26.83%) Confluence
2 9 (21.95%) OpenStack
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.44%) JBoss
7 1 (2.44%) JRun
7 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (26.83%) OpenShift
2 9 (21.95%) IaaS
2 9 (21.95%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (26.83%) NuoDB
1 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (26.83%) Redis
2 7 (17.07%) DB2
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) JIRA
2 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
3 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
4 9 (21.95%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Introscope
6 1 (2.44%) ChangeMan
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Full Stack Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Maximo Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
2 9 (21.95%) J2EE
2 9 (21.95%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (21.95%) Spring
3 8 (19.51%) Java EE
4 7 (17.07%) Node.js
5 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
6 3 (7.32%) SOAP
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (4.88%) JSON
7 2 (4.88%) LAMP
7 2 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.88%) RAML
7 2 (4.88%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) RESTful
7 2 (4.88%) Swagger
7 2 (4.88%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) AS400
2 2 (4.88%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) HACMP
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) New Media
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
4 9 (21.95%) Migration
5 7 (17.07%) Data Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) EAI
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) COBOL
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) JCL
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Jython
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) REXX
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) NCDA
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
1 2 (4.88%) SnapMirror
1 2 (4.88%) SnapVault
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.88%) EMC
2 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) NetApp
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Brocade
3 1 (2.44%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) GUPTA
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) Lotus
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy