Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.11% 1.35% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.23% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -14.67% -0.27%
10th Percentile £389 £300 £348
90th Percentile £453 £450 £578
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £390 £438
% change year-on-year +3.21% -10.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £11.50 -
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 261 310 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 36.35% 41.84% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 227 205
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £205 £292 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £570
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year - +9.97% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 19
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.75 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.75% +8.62% -
10th Percentile £9.75 £11.13 £9.39
90th Percentile £15.00 £26.31 £19.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £12.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year +15.45% -12.14% -6.67%

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 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 26 July 2017. 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 +6 7 £425 +13.33% 1
IBM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Volume Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
4 4 (50.00%) nmon
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Ganglia
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Dojo
5 2 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) DB2
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (12.50%) BDD

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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Lombardi
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Dojo
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Sencha Touch
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) Struts2
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (75.00%) Volume Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) AOP
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 4 (50.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Kony
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Sencha
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase