Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for IBM Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

IBM Cloud Computing
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 261 270
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 19 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.21% 0.16% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.84% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -7.27%
London median daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +10.64% -9.62% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,589 1,670 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 28.01% 19.35% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,063 1,295 966
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 4
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -34.45% +24.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.59
90th Percentile £28.25 £32.34 £50.31
London median hourly rate £18.88 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.18% -12.00% +17.26%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing IBM Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in Central London

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Cloud in Central London

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in Central London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Cloud in Central London

IBM Cloud
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Cloud within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 18 £525 -4.55%
IBM Cloud
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 Central London region with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (78.95%) Python
3 14 (73.68%) DevOps
4 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
5 12 (63.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (63.16%) Docker
5 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (57.89%) Kubernetes
6 11 (57.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (52.63%) Scrum
7 10 (52.63%) Java
8 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
8 9 (47.37%) iPad
8 9 (47.37%) Groovy
8 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (42.11%) GitHub
9 8 (42.11%) Banking
10 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
10 7 (36.84%) Big Data
10 7 (36.84%) Kafka
10 7 (36.84%) Consul
11 6 (31.58%) Ansible
11 6 (31.58%) Google
11 6 (31.58%) Finance
11 6 (31.58%) Oracle
11 6 (31.58%) Unix
12 5 (26.32%) Ant
12 5 (26.32%) TDD

IBM Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (63.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (21.05%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (42.11%) GitHub
4 5 (26.32%) Heroku
4 5 (26.32%) npm
5 2 (10.53%) Datadog
5 2 (10.53%) IaaS
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
5 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
1 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
2 4 (21.05%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Sqoop
4 2 (10.53%) Aerospike
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (10.53%) Couchbase
4 2 (10.53%) Hazelcast
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
3 11 (57.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) Ant
4 5 (26.32%) Gerrit
4 5 (26.32%) GitLab
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Maven
4 5 (26.32%) SonarQube
5 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.26%) Gatling
6 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Data Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Kafka
2 5 (26.32%) Node.js
3 4 (21.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) PySpark
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) Vert.x
6 1 (5.26%) Hystrix
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) RxJava
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Data Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Groovy
4 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Go
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) Java 8
7 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Flume
2 3 (15.79%) HDFS
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Kubernetes
2 7 (36.84%) Consul
3 6 (31.58%) Ansible
4 5 (26.32%) Mesos
5 4 (21.05%) Terraform
6 3 (15.79%) Ambari
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (15.79%) Oozie
7 2 (10.53%) Nagios
7 2 (10.53%) Puppet
7 2 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Google
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
3 3 (15.79%) New Relic
3 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) Tableau
4 2 (10.53%) Micro Focus
5 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft