The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM Sterling products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Sterling over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Sterling
UK
Rank 566 608 600
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 28 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.040% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.094% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 7
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £378 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+4.84% -
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

IBM Sterling
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IBM Sterling Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Sterling
Daily Rate Trend

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

IBM Sterling Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Sterling
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Sterling within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

IBM Sterling Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IBM Sterling
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IBM Sterling Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Sterling
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 February 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
England +51 27 £450 +5.88% 11
London +30 18 £500 -2.43% 8
Cheltenham - 6 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 -
South West - 6 £375 -
Halifax - 3 £440 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £440 -
Yorkshire - 3 £440 -
Uxbridge - 2 £513 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £440 -
Scotland - 1 £440 -

IBM Sterling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 with a requirement for IBM Sterling.

1 46 (100.00%) IBM
2 22 (47.83%) Unix
3 19 (41.30%) Windows
4 14 (30.43%) B2B
5 13 (28.26%) Middleware
5 13 (28.26%) Mainframe
5 13 (28.26%) Finance
5 13 (28.26%) Retail
6 11 (23.91%) zOS
6 11 (23.91%) FTP
7 10 (21.74%) Tandem
7 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 10 (21.74%) JCL
7 10 (21.74%) ISPF
7 10 (21.74%) Axway
7 10 (21.74%) iSeries
7 10 (21.74%) Time Sharing Option
8 9 (19.57%) Banking
8 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 8 (17.39%) Java
9 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
10 7 (15.22%) Logistics
10 7 (15.22%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 6 (13.04%) JIRA
12 5 (10.87%) OpenSSH
12 5 (10.87%) Cryptography

IBM Sterling
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.52%) Gentran
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) FTP
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) DataStage
1 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
1 13 (28.26%) Retail
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Designer
4 6 (13.04%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Engineering Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Developer
8 2 (4.35%) z/OS Developer
9 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Middleware
2 10 (21.74%) ISPF
3 5 (10.87%) J2EE
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) EDI
6 1 (2.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
6 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.17%) HTML
6 1 (2.17%) REST
6 1 (2.17%) SAP ALE
6 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Mainframe
2 10 (21.74%) iSeries
2 10 (21.74%) Tandem
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) DataPower
5 1 (2.17%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Unix
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) zOS
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Android
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) B2B
2 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Logistics
6 5 (10.87%) Cryptography
6 5 (10.87%) Data Security
6 5 (10.87%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) API Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.52%) Multichannel Retail
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.35%) Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) JCL
2 8 (17.39%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (10.87%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) IBM
2 10 (21.74%) Axway
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Apigee
5 2 (4.35%) webMethods
6 1 (2.17%) ATG
6 1 (2.17%) BMC
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
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