Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 12 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 55 39
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 46 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.03% 1.10% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 12.01% 2.40% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 20
Swindon median daily rate £603 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% +22.22% -13.71%
10th Percentile £391 £465 £361
90th Percentile £750 £575 £750
Wiltshire median daily rate £600 £550 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Swindon.

All Vendors
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 383 333 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 41.86% 45.62% 43.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 236 203
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £306 £233
90th Percentile £635 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +10.35%
10th Percentile £17.30 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £31.00 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.75 £27.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +62.04% -29.87% +43.93%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Swindon

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Swindon

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Swindon over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Swindon

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (52.17%) Middleware
1 24 (52.17%) DataPower
2 22 (47.83%) Microservices
3 21 (45.65%) REST
4 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 15 (32.61%) BPMN
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) Banking
4 15 (32.61%) UML
5 13 (28.26%) SOAP
6 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 10 (21.74%) IBM Integration Bus
6 10 (21.74%) WebSphere
7 9 (19.57%) .NET
8 8 (17.39%) XML
8 8 (17.39%) AIX
8 8 (17.39%) WSDL
8 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
8 8 (17.39%) HP
9 7 (15.22%) SAML
9 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
9 7 (15.22%) XML Schema
9 7 (15.22%) DB2
9 7 (15.22%) Kerberos
9 7 (15.22%) Use Case
9 7 (15.22%) Software Architecture
9 7 (15.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 7 (15.22%) Defect Management
9 7 (15.22%) Sequence Diagram
9 7 (15.22%) HP ALM

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 10 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) CICS
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) OpenShift
2 4 (8.70%) Apigee
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) DB2
2 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 15 (32.61%) Banking
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Architect
2 14 (30.43%) Integration Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Designer
4 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Middleware Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.35%) BPM Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Payments Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Payments Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Digital Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.17%) EAI Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) Middleware
2 21 (45.65%) REST
3 13 (28.26%) SOAP
4 10 (21.74%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (19.57%) .NET
6 8 (17.39%) WSDL
6 8 (17.39%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) SAML
7 7 (15.22%) XML Schema
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) Swagger
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
9 3 (6.52%) Web Services
10 2 (4.35%) Kafka
10 2 (4.35%) Node.js
10 2 (4.35%) OAuth
10 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (2.17%) Ajax
11 1 (2.17%) JMS
11 1 (2.17%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) DataPower
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) AIX
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Microservices
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) BPMN
2 15 (32.61%) UML
3 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.22%) Defect Management
4 7 (15.22%) Sequence Diagram
4 7 (15.22%) Software Architecture
4 7 (15.22%) Use Case
5 6 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.35%) Open Source
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CCDP
1 1 (2.17%) CCNP
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) MCSE
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PSD2
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP ALM
2 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) HP
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) WSO2