Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 64 89
Rank change year-on-year -43 +25 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 56 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.90% 2.84% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 6.88% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 14
Bristol median daily rate £415 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +33.33% +3.81%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £348
90th Percentile £575 £600 £500
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.63 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.79% +27.27% -28.97%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 816 814 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.56% 41.32% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 568 462
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +0.69%
10th Percentile £258 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £529 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 18 44
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £21.81 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.26% +5.76% +11.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £69.00 £50.88 £43.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +32.90% +48.81% -6.67%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Bristol

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Bristol

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Bristol

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Electronics
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
6 3 (15.79%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) ARP4754
6 3 (15.79%) Anaplan
6 3 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (15.79%) Cognos TM1

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos Controller
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) 4G
1 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.26%) 5G
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
1 2 (10.53%) KNIME
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) TestRail
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
3 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
5 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 1 (5.26%) Automotive
6 1 (5.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) BPM Developer
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Insight Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Dojo
1 2 (10.53%) DOM
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) DataPower
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Software Licensing
5 2 (10.53%) Behavioural Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Cognitive Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Segmentation
5 2 (10.53%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) R
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Anaplan
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos
4 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
4 2 (10.53%) Pega
4 2 (10.53%) RapidMiner
4 2 (10.53%) Snow
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) webMethods
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com