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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 38 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.01% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 3.87% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.43% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.74 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.36% +5.00%  

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 160 155 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 40.10% 41.33% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 118 123
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
Median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.15% +124.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.30 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 7 £425 -
IBM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 16 (84.21%) Tivoli
2 16 (84.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 16 (84.21%) Performance Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (68.42%) Test Strategy
3 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 13 (68.42%) Java
4 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
5 11 (57.89%) Test Planning
6 10 (52.63%) Volume Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
8 7 (36.84%) nmon
8 7 (36.84%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (36.84%) Ganglia
8 7 (36.84%) AppDynamics
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Informatica
10 3 (15.79%) PowerCenter
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) ETL
10 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
11 2 (10.53%) Dojo
11 2 (10.53%) jQuery
11 2 (10.53%) JBoss
11 2 (10.53%) DB2

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 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) PowerCenter
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Lombardi
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Workstream Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) Dojo
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) JPA
2 1 (5.26%) JSF
2 1 (5.26%) JTA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Sencha Touch
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (5.26%) Struts2
2 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) DataPower
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Performance Monitoring
1 16 (84.21%) Performance Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Test Strategy
3 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
4 11 (57.89%) Test Planning
5 10 (52.63%) Volume Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) ETL
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) MVC
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.26%) BDD
9 1 (5.26%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) OO
9 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (5.26%) SOA
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.26%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Tivoli
1 16 (84.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (36.84%) Ganglia
2 7 (36.84%) nmon
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) AppDynamics
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Kony
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) Sencha
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau