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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.78% - 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% - 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

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 43 45 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 39.81% 36.59% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 64
Median daily rate £570 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.73% +3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £162.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) International Banking
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing

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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Mule
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) International Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (8.33%) BlazeDS
4 1 (8.33%) COM+
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) XSL
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) VMware