The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.82% 1.65% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 14.06% 4.08% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £573 £685 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.42% +38.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 64 49 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.48% 40.50% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 38
Median daily rate £550 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -8.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £667 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Canary Wharf

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Canary Wharf

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Canary Wharf

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Canary Wharf

IBM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for IBM.

1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (31.25%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) International Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Sybase
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Tomcat

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Mule
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) FCoE
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Multicast
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Software Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Solution Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.25%) BlazeDS
5 1 (6.25%) COM+
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Struts
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
5 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
1 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
1 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
1 5 (31.25%) UML
2 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) ArchiMate
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) RUP
4 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) R
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) SRDF
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Packer
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO