The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 30 43
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 1.69% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category - 4.40% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 110 91 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 39.43% 38.40% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 101
Median daily rate £405 £250 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -42.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £14.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Oxford

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Oxford

IBM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Content Enrichment

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Content Enrichment
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL