Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 274 255
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 7 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.079% 0.20% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.25% 0.80% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Central London median daily rate £459 £556 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.48% +20.27% -19.57%
10th Percentile £382 £469 £413
90th Percentile £512 £596 £549
London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +0.96%
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 2,791 2,243 1,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.39% 24.34% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,158 1,754 935
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £327
90th Percentile £675 £645 £624
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.72% -7.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £45.30 £48.25 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £26.78 £20.08
% change year-on-year -8.50% +33.36% -22.78%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +5 6 £480 -18.38%
IBM Cloud
London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Groovy
4 4 (57.14%) Google
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) Kafka
4 4 (57.14%) Confluence
4 4 (57.14%) iPad
4 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (57.14%) Terraform
4 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Java 8
5 1 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (14.29%) Gatling
5 1 (14.29%) Hystrix

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 5 (71.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Gatling
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Hystrix
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) RxJava
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Java 8
3 1 (14.29%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
2 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) VMware