Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 18 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 62 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.28% 1.05% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.65% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £519 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.76% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £416 £325 £259
90th Percentile £588 £439 £569
East Midlands median daily rate £435 £365 £442
% change year-on-year +19.18% -17.47% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 Northamptonshire.

All Vendors
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 286 378 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 45.76% 39.87% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 276 163
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £229
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £13.25 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.34% -25.39% +8.96%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.48 £10.50
90th Percentile £11.17 £22.94 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Northamptonshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Northamptonshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Northamptonshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Northamptonshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Northampton +4 4 £531 +26.87%
IBM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (50.00%) DataPower
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Simulink
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) EAI

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (12.50%) Easytrieve
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau