Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 223 232
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +56
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 24 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 0.99% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
City of London median daily rate £588 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.68% - -
Central London median daily rate £556 £475 -
% change year-on-year +17.11% - -
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 1,689 910 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.43% 14.64% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,381 723 550
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.54% +8.91%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £306
90th Percentile £669 £638 £626
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +0.74% -18.45%
10th Percentile £18.16 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.18 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.57 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.72% -11.58% -23.12%

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 19 (79.17%) Docker
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 17 (70.83%) GitHub
4 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
4 17 (70.83%) Mesos
4 17 (70.83%) GitLab
4 17 (70.83%) Kubernetes
4 17 (70.83%) Maven
4 17 (70.83%) Ruby
4 17 (70.83%) Python
4 17 (70.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (66.67%) IBM
5 16 (66.67%) Banking
6 14 (58.33%) TDD
6 14 (58.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (58.33%) BDD
6 14 (58.33%) Node.js
7 13 (54.17%) Scrum
7 13 (54.17%) Gerrit
7 13 (54.17%) iPad
7 13 (54.17%) Heroku
7 13 (54.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (54.17%) Groovy
7 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
7 13 (54.17%) GCP
7 13 (54.17%) Ant

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 14 (58.33%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (70.83%) GitHub
3 13 (54.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (54.17%) Heroku
3 13 (54.17%) npm
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.17%) Bluemix
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (70.83%) GitLab
2 17 (70.83%) Maven
2 17 (70.83%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (54.17%) Ant
3 13 (54.17%) Gerrit
3 13 (54.17%) SonarQube
4 5 (20.83%) IBM UrbanCode
5 4 (16.67%) Gradle
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 16 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Senior DevOps
2 13 (54.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) React
3 1 (4.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) iPad
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) BDD
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
4 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Release Management
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
1 17 (70.83%) Python
1 17 (70.83%) Ruby
2 13 (54.17%) Groovy
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) GCP
2 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Kubernetes
1 17 (70.83%) Mesos
2 13 (54.17%) Consul
3 5 (20.83%) Ansible
4 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (16.67%) Puppet
4 4 (16.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.17%) New Relic
3 1 (4.17%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) Tealium