The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 7 December 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 53 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.76% 2.74% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 7.35% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 14
Median daily rate £465 £398 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £650 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.38%
IBM
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 816 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.60% 37.26% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 457 384
Median daily rate £410 £385 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.49 £9.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.88 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Leeds -3 20 £490 +12.96% 3
Halifax +6 2 £490 +9.74%
Pudsey - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £275 -
Wakefield - 1 £450 -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 23 (37.70%) Mainframe
2 20 (32.79%) DB2
3 18 (29.51%) CA
4 15 (24.59%) Finance
4 15 (24.59%) Splunk
5 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
6 13 (21.31%) Syncsort
6 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
6 13 (21.31%) OMEGAMON
6 13 (21.31%) CICS
6 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
6 13 (21.31%) Functional Testing
6 13 (21.31%) CA Service Virtualization
6 13 (21.31%) DevOps
6 13 (21.31%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (19.67%) iPad
8 11 (18.03%) Unix
9 10 (16.39%) SQL
9 10 (16.39%) zOS
9 10 (16.39%) Data Quality
9 10 (16.39%) CA Endevor
10 9 (14.75%) Oracle
11 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.11%) SAP
11 8 (13.11%) AIX
11 8 (13.11%) FTP
11 8 (13.11%) EMC
11 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (11.48%) IBM InfoSphere
12 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 13 (21.31%) CICS
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Unica
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.64%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) CloudBees
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) FTP
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) BGP
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.28%) DMZ
3 2 (3.28%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.28%) OSPF
3 2 (3.28%) WLAN
4 1 (1.64%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) DB2
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.48%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) DataStage
5 1 (1.64%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.28%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) JBehave
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.64%) Hudson
3 1 (1.64%) JMeter
3 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) MSTest
3 1 (1.64%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.64%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Consultant
2 12 (19.67%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Data Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Data Quality Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Build Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Deployment Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) z/OS Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
1 5 (8.20%) XML
2 3 (4.92%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (4.92%) ISPF
2 3 (4.92%) OAuth
2 3 (4.92%) OpenID
2 3 (4.92%) SailPoint
2 3 (4.92%) SOAP
2 3 (4.92%) SPML
3 2 (3.28%) J2EE
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) Servlets
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) EJB
4 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.64%) JMS
4 1 (1.64%) JSP
4 1 (1.64%) Struts
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Mainframe
2 12 (19.67%) iPad
3 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.84%) EMC VNX
5 4 (6.56%) DataPower
5 4 (6.56%) iSeries
5 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.56%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (4.92%) Clustering
7 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) Tandem
8 1 (1.64%) AS400
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.64%) Replication
8 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Unix
2 10 (16.39%) zOS
3 8 (13.11%) AIX
4 7 (11.48%) Windows
5 4 (6.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) SUSE
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
2 13 (21.31%) DevOps
2 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
2 13 (21.31%) Functional Testing
2 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
2 13 (21.31%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Migration
4 6 (9.84%) People Management
4 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) Information Governance
5 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.56%) BDD
6 4 (6.56%) ETL
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) JCL
4 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.64%) COBOL
4 1 (1.64%) Fortran
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) REXX
4 1 (1.64%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) CCNP
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.92%) NDS
4 2 (3.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (3.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (3.28%) PowerHA
4 2 (3.28%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) ACF2
5 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Docker
5 1 (1.64%) KVM
5 1 (1.64%) RACF
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (21.31%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (16.39%) CA Endevor
3 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
4 6 (9.84%) vRealize
5 4 (6.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.56%) SCCM
5 4 (6.56%) SCOM
6 3 (4.92%) OpenAM
7 2 (3.28%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (3.28%) OPNET
7 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.64%) zSecure
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) CA
2 15 (24.59%) Splunk
3 13 (21.31%) Syncsort
4 9 (14.75%) Oracle
5 8 (13.11%) EMC
5 8 (13.11%) SAP
6 7 (11.48%) VMware
7 6 (9.84%) Cisco
8 4 (6.56%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) Novell
9 3 (4.92%) Sun
9 3 (4.92%) Sybase
10 2 (3.28%) BMC
10 2 (3.28%) Informatica
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.28%) Motorola
10 2 (3.28%) Temenos
10 2 (3.28%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.28%) Veritas