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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Sterling
UK / England
Rank 561 571 580
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 16 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.044% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.10% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18787 19610 20767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 42.94% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11623 11666 12430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 799 931
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Sterling across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

IBM Sterling Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 January 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
London +14 15 £500 +17.64% 1
South East +14 1 - -
IBM Sterling
UK

IBM Sterling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (50.00%) Unix
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) Retail
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 8 (22.22%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) B2B
6 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 7 (19.44%) Middleware
7 7 (19.44%) zOS
7 7 (19.44%) Logistics
8 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) FTP
9 5 (13.89%) JCL
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
9 5 (13.89%) J2EE
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) SOAP
9 5 (13.89%) Tandem
9 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
9 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.89%) Data Security
9 5 (13.89%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (13.89%) ISPF
9 5 (13.89%) OpenSSH
9 5 (13.89%) iSeries

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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.56%) Gentran
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) FTP
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DataStage
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (33.33%) Retail
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Designer
2 6 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (13.89%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.78%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
2 5 (13.89%) ISPF
2 5 (13.89%) J2EE
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) EDI
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) EDIFACT
5 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.78%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
3 5 (13.89%) iSeries
3 5 (13.89%) Tandem
4 1 (2.78%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) DataPower
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) zOS
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) B2B
2 7 (19.44%) Logistics
3 5 (13.89%) Data Security
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) API Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (2.78%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Order to Cash
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
1 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.89%) JCL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Korn
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) OpenSSH
1 5 (13.89%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) Axway
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.78%) Apigee
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy