The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM Sterling products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Sterling over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 IBM Sterling Order Management (formerly Yantra).

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Sterling
Rank 623 599 585
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.070% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £650 £400 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £700
% change year-on-year
- -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IBM Sterling
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22428 22853 21885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.21% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13969 13791 12367
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 998 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.86 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM Sterling
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IBM Sterling as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Sterling Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM Sterling
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Sterling across the England region.

IBM Sterling Daily Rate Trend in England

IBM Sterling
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Sterling Hourly Rate Trend in England

IBM Sterling
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Sterling within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North West - 4 - -
London +2 2 £650 +18.18%
IBM Sterling
UK

IBM Sterling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Sterling 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Sterling.

1 28 (96.55%) IBM
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 11 (37.93%) Middleware
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) J2EE
7 7 (24.14%) ATG
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Subversion
8 6 (20.69%) Maven
8 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 6 (20.69%) Release Management
8 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) VB
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (17.24%) HTTP
9 5 (17.24%) Ant
9 5 (17.24%) webMethods
9 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.24%) Data Extraction
9 5 (17.24%) Puppet

IBM Sterling
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) CICS
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Documaker
2 1 (3.45%) Fredhopper
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) EDI Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Junior
4 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum Master
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) EDI
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.45%) JRules
6 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Extraction
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
1 9 (31.03%) Unix
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Release Management
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) B2B
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) COBOL
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Control-M
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) IBM
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) ATG
4 5 (17.24%) webMethods
5 2 (6.90%) Baan
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) hybris
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.45%) RedPrairie
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com