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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM InfoSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 1.94% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £488 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -14.28%
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
449 669 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.68% 25.39% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 392 274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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 23 February 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 23 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
Warwickshire -7 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
IBM InfoSphere
England

IBM InfoSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 24 (92.31%) IBM
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Data Management
4 12 (46.15%) Oracle
5 11 (42.31%) Master Data Management
6 10 (38.46%) Data Quality
6 10 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (34.62%) Retail
8 8 (30.77%) QualityStage
8 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
8 8 (30.77%) J2EE
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Unix
9 7 (26.92%) DataStage
9 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (23.08%) Data Stewardship
10 6 (23.08%) Data Governance
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) XSD
10 6 (23.08%) DB2
11 5 (19.23%) IIS
11 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
11 5 (19.23%) Logistics
11 5 (19.23%) Data Transformation
11 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (19.23%) SDLC
12 4 (15.38%) Information Governance
12 4 (15.38%) SAP
13 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (11.54%) Project Management

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 (19.23%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) QualityStage
2 7 (26.92%) DataStage
3 6 (23.08%) DB2
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Data Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Data Quality Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 6 (23.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Data Management
2 11 (42.31%) Master Data Management
3 10 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (23.08%) Data Governance
5 6 (23.08%) Data Stewardship
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 5 (19.23%) Data Transformation
6 5 (19.23%) Logistics
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Information Governance
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Validation
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) ETL
10 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) IBM
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) DataFlux
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Trillium
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos