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 20 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 63 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing IBM 36 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.48% 2.24% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 6.16% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 15
Median daily rate £500 £381 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £251 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £695 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
612 714 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.24% 36.41% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 428 427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 18
Median hourly rate £10.31 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.51% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.61 £45.50 £14.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
Leeds +1 19 £525 +20.00% 3
Bradford +20 5 £275 -23.61%
Halifax +10 2 £490 -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (34.85%) Mainframe
2 22 (33.33%) DB2
3 18 (27.27%) CA
4 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 15 (22.73%) Splunk
6 14 (21.21%) Finance
6 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
6 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 13 (19.70%) Syncsort
7 13 (19.70%) OMEGAMON
7 13 (19.70%) CICS
7 13 (19.70%) Functional Testing
7 13 (19.70%) CA Service Virtualization
7 13 (19.70%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (18.18%) DevOps
8 12 (18.18%) iPad
9 10 (15.15%) Data Quality
9 10 (15.15%) CA Endevor
9 10 (15.15%) zOS
9 10 (15.15%) SQL
10 9 (13.64%) LDAP
10 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
10 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.12%) Unix
11 8 (12.12%) Java
11 8 (12.12%) Oracle
11 8 (12.12%) SAP
11 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.61%) IBM InfoSphere
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server

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 (19.70%) CICS
2 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.55%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) Unica
2 1 (1.52%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.52%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.52%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) LDAP
2 6 (9.09%) FTP
2 6 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) BGP
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.03%) DMZ
3 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.03%) OSPF
3 2 (3.03%) WLAN
4 1 (1.52%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) DB2
2 7 (10.61%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) DataStage
5 1 (1.52%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) JMeter
2 4 (6.06%) Maven
3 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.55%) git-flow
3 3 (4.55%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.03%) JBehave
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.52%) MSTest
5 1 (1.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Billing
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Administrator
2 13 (19.70%) Consultant
3 9 (13.64%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Data Quality Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Build Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (6.06%) DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Deployment Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Server Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) JMS
2 5 (7.58%) HTML
2 5 (7.58%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) Spring
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (4.55%) ISPF
4 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 3 (4.55%) OAuth
4 3 (4.55%) OpenID
4 3 (4.55%) SailPoint
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
4 3 (4.55%) SPML
4 3 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.03%) Middleware
5 2 (3.03%) OSGi
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) EJB
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Mainframe
2 12 (18.18%) iPad
3 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) DataPower
4 4 (6.06%) EMC VNX
4 4 (6.06%) iSeries
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Tandem
6 2 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.52%) AS400
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.52%) Replication
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) zOS
2 8 (12.12%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) AIX
4 5 (7.58%) Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
2 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
2 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 13 (19.70%) Functional Testing
3 13 (19.70%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (18.18%) DevOps
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.09%) ETL
7 6 (9.09%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Information Governance
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum
8 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) BDD
9 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.06%) Kanban
9 4 (6.06%) Microservices
9 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) JCL
4 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.52%) COBOL
4 1 (1.52%) Fortran
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) REXX
4 1 (1.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) CCNP
1 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) NDS
3 2 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (3.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) ACF2
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (19.70%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (15.15%) CA Endevor
3 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.06%) vRealize
5 3 (4.55%) OpenAM
6 2 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.03%) OPNET
6 2 (3.03%) SCCM
6 2 (3.03%) SCOM
6 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.52%) zSecure
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) CA
2 15 (22.73%) Splunk
3 13 (19.70%) Syncsort
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) SAP
5 6 (9.09%) EMC
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) VMware
7 3 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) MuleSoft
7 3 (4.55%) Novell
7 3 (4.55%) Sun
7 3 (4.55%) Sybase
8 2 (3.03%) BMC
8 2 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (3.03%) F5
8 2 (3.03%) Kony
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.03%) Temenos
8 2 (3.03%) Veritas