Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 15 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 243 239
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 18 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.21% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.98% 1.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -2.86%
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £510
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,843 1,283 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.10% 17.84% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 1,022 753
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £614
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +51.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £27.46
% change year-on-year +4.22% -34.45% +24.82%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in the City of London

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Cloud in the City of London

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 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 City of London region with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (83.33%) Python
3 14 (77.78%) DevOps
4 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (61.11%) Docker
6 11 (61.11%) Kubernetes
6 11 (61.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (55.56%) Scrum
8 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (50.00%) Java
8 9 (50.00%) iPad
8 9 (50.00%) Groovy
8 9 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (44.44%) GitHub
9 8 (44.44%) Banking
10 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
10 7 (38.89%) Big Data
10 7 (38.89%) Kafka
10 7 (38.89%) Consul
11 6 (33.33%) Ansible
11 6 (33.33%) Google
11 6 (33.33%) Finance
11 6 (33.33%) Unix
12 5 (27.78%) Oracle
12 5 (27.78%) Ant
12 5 (27.78%) TDD

IBM Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (22.22%) Confluence
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (44.44%) GitHub
4 5 (27.78%) Heroku
4 5 (27.78%) npm
5 2 (11.11%) Datadog
5 2 (11.11%) IaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Sqoop
3 2 (11.11%) Aerospike
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 2 (11.11%) Hazelcast
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (61.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (27.78%) Ant
4 5 (27.78%) Gerrit
4 5 (27.78%) GitLab
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 5 (27.78%) SonarQube
5 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
5 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.56%) Gatling
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Kafka
2 5 (27.78%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (16.67%) PySpark
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) Vert.x
5 1 (5.56%) Hystrix
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) RxJava
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Data Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.56%) Kanban
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Groovy
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Go
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Java 8
6 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Flume
2 3 (16.67%) HDFS
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Kubernetes
2 7 (38.89%) Consul
3 6 (33.33%) Ansible
4 5 (27.78%) Mesos
5 4 (22.22%) Terraform
6 3 (16.67%) Ambari
6 3 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (16.67%) Oozie
7 2 (11.11%) Nagios
7 2 (11.11%) Puppet
7 2 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 3 (16.67%) New Relic
4 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) Tableau
5 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
6 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft