Period
to 15 January 2018

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 15 January 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 41 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM 105 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.23% 3.89% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 12.85% 8.20% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £434 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.44% -5.33% +12.67%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £350
90th Percentile £475 £521 £533
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £434 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +8.44% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -

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 817 573 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 48.49% 47.39% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 338 344
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £546
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 28 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.47 £10.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.90% -29.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £8.98 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.10 £15.68 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.38 £11.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +57.95% -31.85% +21.81%

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 15 January 2018.

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 15 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for IBM.

1 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (49.52%) Java
3 40 (38.10%) WebSphere
4 32 (30.48%) Spring
5 31 (29.52%) AngularJS
6 30 (28.57%) J2EE
6 30 (28.57%) HTTP
7 29 (27.62%) Linux
8 26 (24.76%) CRM
9 25 (23.81%) Web Services
9 25 (23.81%) Finance
9 25 (23.81%) OpenShift
10 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
11 23 (21.90%) API Development
11 23 (21.90%) Hibernate
12 22 (20.95%) JIRA
12 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
12 22 (20.95%) Confluence
13 21 (20.00%) Tomcat
14 20 (19.05%) Apache
14 20 (19.05%) JDBC
14 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 20 (19.05%) Apache CXF
14 20 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (18.10%) SQL
16 18 (17.14%) PaaS
16 18 (17.14%) MongoDB
17 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (16.19%) XML
17 17 (16.19%) DevOps

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 40 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 22 (20.95%) Confluence
3 21 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 20 (19.05%) Apache
5 16 (15.24%) OpenStack
6 10 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (7.62%) CMS
8 6 (5.71%) Drupal
9 4 (3.81%) Alfresco
9 4 (3.81%) Liferay
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.90%) JBoss
10 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.95%) IIS
11 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.81%) OpenShift
2 18 (17.14%) PaaS
3 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (12.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.57%) HTTP
2 15 (14.29%) Firewall
3 11 (10.48%) Internet
4 10 (9.52%) FTP
4 10 (9.52%) SMTP
4 10 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (1.90%) SAN
6 1 (0.95%) Extranet
6 1 (0.95%) Intranet
6 1 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.29%) Redis
4 13 (12.38%) NuoDB
4 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.62%) DB2
6 4 (3.81%) MySQL
7 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) GIS
8 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.95%) JIRA
3 14 (13.33%) Maven
4 13 (12.38%) Selenium
5 10 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.81%) GitLab
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) Mockito
8 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.67%) International Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Retail
6 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (43.81%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Senior Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Consultant
5 15 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 15 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Lead Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Lead Java Developer
8 10 (9.52%) J2EE Team Leader
8 10 (9.52%) Java Team Leader
8 10 (9.52%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Team Leader
9 8 (7.62%) Angular Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Administrator
10 6 (5.71%) Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.48%) Spring
2 31 (29.52%) AngularJS
3 30 (28.57%) J2EE
4 25 (23.81%) Web Services
5 23 (21.90%) Hibernate
6 20 (19.05%) Apache CXF
6 20 (19.05%) JDBC
6 20 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (16.19%) XML
8 15 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (12.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (11.43%) Swagger
11 11 (10.48%) Node.js
11 11 (10.48%) REST
12 10 (9.52%) cXML
12 10 (9.52%) ebXML
12 10 (9.52%) EDI
12 10 (9.52%) RESTful
12 10 (9.52%) XML Schema
13 8 (7.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) DataPower
1 10 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.81%) Social Media
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) AS400
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) AIX
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) SUSE
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.76%) CRM
3 23 (21.90%) API Development
4 17 (16.19%) DevOps
5 16 (15.24%) Load Balancing
5 16 (15.24%) Microservices
6 15 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.43%) Project Management
8 11 (10.48%) EAI
9 10 (9.52%) B2B
9 10 (9.52%) Data Security
9 10 (9.52%) High Availability
9 10 (9.52%) Scrum
10 9 (8.57%) ITIL
10 9 (8.57%) Task Automation
10 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.62%) SOA
12 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.52%) Java
2 19 (18.10%) SQL
3 13 (12.38%) Perl
4 10 (9.52%) ActionScript
4 10 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (9.52%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (7.62%) Python
6 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.86%) JCL
7 3 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) REXX
9 1 (0.95%) COBOL
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) CCNA
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) RosettaNet
2 4 (3.81%) GDPR
3 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) vCloud
3 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Ansible
2 8 (7.62%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.76%) Netcool
3 5 (4.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (2.86%) Consul
4 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.86%) Mesos
4 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.90%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.95%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.95%) SCCM
6 1 (0.95%) SCOM
6 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.95%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) webMethods
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.71%) EMC
5 5 (4.76%) Apigee
5 5 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.76%) WSO2
6 4 (3.81%) HP
6 4 (3.81%) OpenText
6 4 (3.81%) SAP
7 3 (2.86%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) BMC
8 2 (1.90%) Brocade
8 2 (1.90%) Cognos
8 2 (1.90%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.95%) Dell
9 1 (0.95%) Sun
9 1 (0.95%) SunGard