Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 283 274
Rank change year-on-year +64 -9 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 2 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.034% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.10% 0.26% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +13.99%
10th Percentile £525 £475 £481
90th Percentile £575 £564 £577
London median daily rate £455 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -13.33% +10.64% -9.62%
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 1,980 2,663 2,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.39% 29.81% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,510 2,068 1,609
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £340 £313
90th Percentile £663 £656 £625
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 23
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -8.49% +2.91%
10th Percentile £18.56 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.63 £24.88 £44.80
London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £26.78
% change year-on-year +25.00% -17.83% +16.41%

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
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 21 February 2020. 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 +62 2 £550 +4.76% 2
IBM Cloud
London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM