Period
to 1 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 1 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 180 152
Rank change year-on-year +27 -28 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 27 77 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 1.14% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 2.90% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 83
Median daily rate £550 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% -10.91%
10th Percentile £414 £406 £340
90th Percentile £689 £688 £588
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% -10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,604 2,656 2,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 39.36% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,136 1,978 2,030
Median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £280
90th Percentile £663 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 64
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -4.10% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.68 £33.70 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.63% +30.03%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for IBM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (29.63%) Finance
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Azure
2 7 (25.93%) AWS
2 7 (25.93%) GCP
2 7 (25.93%) Google
2 7 (25.93%) SAS
3 6 (22.22%) Adobe
3 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (22.22%) Marketing Technology
4 5 (18.52%) Public Sector
4 5 (18.52%) Campaign Management
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.11%) JIRA
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) SAN

IBM
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 7 (25.93%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Hyperledger
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (7.41%) Maximo
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.70%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Azure
2 7 (25.93%) AWS
2 7 (25.93%) GCP
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) SoftLayer
4 1 (3.70%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.70%) DataStage
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 5 (18.52%) Public Sector
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Insight Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Application Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Hyperledger Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SailPoint Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (3.70%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
1 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.70%) JSP
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) React
2 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Servlets
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing Technology
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) Campaign Management
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) B2B
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Project Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) EMIR
1 1 (3.70%) MiFID
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (7.41%) vRealize
2 1 (3.70%) Graphite
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Google
2 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Cognos
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Brocade
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Tableau
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
6 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Novell
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase
6 1 (3.70%) Talend