The table below looks at the statistics for IBM InfoSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM InfoSphere over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM InfoSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 8 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.77% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 3.22% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £445
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
412 559 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.09% 23.77% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 329 254
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

IBM InfoSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IBM InfoSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IBM InfoSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IBM InfoSphere Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

IBM InfoSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham - 4 £600 -
Coventry - 2 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £384 -
IBM InfoSphere
England

IBM InfoSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 37 (92.50%) IBM
2 18 (45.00%) Data Management
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Master Data Management
4 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 13 (32.50%) QualityStage
5 12 (30.00%) Data Quality
6 11 (27.50%) DataStage
7 10 (25.00%) Retail
7 10 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (20.00%) J2EE
8 8 (20.00%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) Unix
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (15.00%) SDLC
10 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (15.00%) ETL
10 6 (15.00%) XSD
10 6 (15.00%) DB2
10 6 (15.00%) Data Stewardship
10 6 (15.00%) Scrum
11 5 (12.50%) Logistics
11 5 (12.50%) Data Governance
11 5 (12.50%) IIS
11 5 (12.50%) Data Transformation
11 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

IBM InfoSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) QualityStage
2 11 (27.50%) DataStage
3 6 (15.00%) DB2
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
General
1 10 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 7 (17.50%) IBM Technical Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Data Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Data Quality Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) SAP Data Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) DataStage Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) J2EE
2 6 (15.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Data Management
2 15 (37.50%) Master Data Management
3 10 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.00%) Data Stewardship
6 6 (15.00%) ETL
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 5 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 5 (12.50%) Logistics
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Information Governance
9 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) IBM
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Cognos
4 2 (5.00%) DataFlux
4 2 (5.00%) Informatica
4 2 (5.00%) Netezza
4 2 (5.00%) Trillium