Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 19 January 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 49 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -28
Contract jobs citing IBM 16 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.49% 1.24% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 2.93% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £185 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.43% -11.79% -35.38%
10th Percentile £240 £173 £205
90th Percentile £421 £193 £465
South Wales median daily rate £375 £186 £268
% change year-on-year +102.16% -30.65% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £11.78
South Wales median hourly rate - - £18.39

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 Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 261 239 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.65% 42.23% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 172 311
Cardiff median daily rate £358 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £184 £180 £208
90th Percentile £483 £549 £475
South Wales median daily rate £368 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 7
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £13.85 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -13.44% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £23.51 £21.43 £22.40
South Wales median hourly rate £13.75 £13.60 £20.25
% change year-on-year +1.10% -32.84% +35.00%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Cardiff

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Cardiff

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Cardiff

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for IBM.

1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) Migration
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (68.75%) Data Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Release Management
3 9 (56.25%) HL7
3 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
3 9 (56.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
3 9 (56.25%) JCAPS
3 9 (56.25%) Fiorano
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) InterSystems
3 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
3 9 (56.25%) SOAP
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) XSLT
3 9 (56.25%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (56.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (56.25%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (56.25%) JCAPS
1 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) NuGet
3 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Release Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) XML
1 9 (56.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) Aurelia
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Data Migration
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Release Management
3 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) HL7
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Fiorano
1 9 (56.25%) InterSystems
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata