Period
to 27 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 27 May 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.

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 > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 203 183
Rank change year-on-year +60 -20 -24
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 79 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.63% 0.94% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.47% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 73
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +0.25%
10th Percentile £412 £413 £381
90th Percentile £698 £688 £625
London median daily rate £490 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +0.51% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.50

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 Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,417 3,199 3,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.14% 38.09% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 2,319 2,527
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £255
90th Percentile £650 £660 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 86
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.25% -3.03% +32.47%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.45 £11.81
90th Percentile £39.70 £44.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate £31.72 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +51.05% -4.55% +10.00%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in Central London.

Daily rate trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IBM in Central London

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
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 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 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 +34 22 £525 +5.00% 7
IBM
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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.

1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) GCP
3 7 (29.17%) Azure
3 7 (29.17%) Google
3 7 (29.17%) Adobe
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
4 6 (25.00%) SAS
4 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) AWS
4 6 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (25.00%) Marketing Technology
5 5 (20.83%) Campaign Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Cognos
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Public Sector
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) Use Case
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell

IBM
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 6 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.17%) Anypoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) FileNet
2 1 (4.17%) OnBase
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (8.33%) Maximo
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.17%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) GCP
2 7 (29.17%) Azure
3 6 (25.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Billing
6 1 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Insight Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Servlets
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) SPML
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.17%) Velocity
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Campaign Management
3 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) EMIR
1 1 (4.17%) MiFID
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Adobe
1 7 (29.17%) Google
2 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (16.67%) Cognos
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Tableau
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) Broadcom
6 1 (4.17%) DevExpress
6 1 (4.17%) Hyland
6 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.17%) OpenText
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO