Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 220 237
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 +55
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 31 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.31% 0.073%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.79% 2.06% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 3
City of London median daily rate £538 £550 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +7.84% +11.48%
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £510
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% +11.48%
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 1,735 1,021 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.82% 15.05% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,427 806 711
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £331 £308 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -34.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.52 £50.95
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -32.69% +18.18%

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 20 September 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 28 (90.32%) IBM
2 27 (87.10%) DevOps
3 26 (83.87%) Python
4 25 (80.65%) Jenkins
5 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
6 23 (74.19%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (74.19%) Docker
6 23 (74.19%) Kubernetes
6 23 (74.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (70.97%) GitHub
8 21 (67.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (67.74%) Banking
9 19 (61.29%) Scrum
9 19 (61.29%) E-Commerce
9 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
9 19 (61.29%) iPad
9 19 (61.29%) Groovy
9 19 (61.29%) Maven
9 19 (61.29%) Ruby
9 19 (61.29%) Mesos
9 19 (61.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (61.29%) GitLab
9 19 (61.29%) Consul
10 17 (54.84%) npm
10 17 (54.84%) SonarQube
10 17 (54.84%) BDD
10 17 (54.84%) Heroku
10 17 (54.84%) Gerrit
10 17 (54.84%) Node.js

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 21 (67.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (74.19%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (70.97%) GitHub
3 19 (61.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (54.84%) Heroku
4 17 (54.84%) npm
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (6.45%) Datadog
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
6 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
1 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Sqoop
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospike
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.45%) Hazelcast
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Jenkins
2 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
3 23 (74.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 19 (61.29%) GitLab
4 19 (61.29%) Maven
5 17 (54.84%) Ant
5 17 (54.84%) Gerrit
5 17 (54.84%) SonarQube
6 4 (12.90%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
8 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.45%) Gradle
8 2 (6.45%) JIRA
8 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (6.45%) Selenium
8 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (67.74%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 17 (54.84%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (54.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Node.js
2 5 (16.13%) Kafka
3 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (9.68%) PySpark
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.45%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) DevOps
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) E-Commerce
3 19 (61.29%) Scrum
4 17 (54.84%) BDD
4 17 (54.84%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Python
2 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
2 19 (61.29%) Groovy
2 19 (61.29%) Ruby
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Go
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Flume
2 3 (9.68%) HDFS
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (74.19%) Kubernetes
2 19 (61.29%) Consul
2 19 (61.29%) Mesos
3 6 (19.35%) Ansible
4 4 (12.90%) Puppet
5 3 (9.68%) Ambari
5 3 (9.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (9.68%) Oozie
6 2 (6.45%) Nagios
6 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.45%) Rancher
6 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Splunk
4 3 (9.68%) Tableau
5 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.45%) Micro Focus
5 2 (6.45%) New Relic
6 1 (3.23%) Pega