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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 95 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10  
Contract jobs citing IBM 59 69 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 2.04% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.71% 5.04% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 84
Median daily rate £498 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.75% -6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £725 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £407
% change year-on-year - -1.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.40 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1253 1370 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.92% 40.45% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1056 1802
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 64
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 49 (48.04%) Finance
2 39 (38.24%) Banking
3 38 (37.25%) Java
4 34 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 29 (28.43%) Oracle
6 28 (27.45%) Windows
7 25 (24.51%) Unix
8 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
9 22 (21.57%) SQL
9 22 (21.57%) Linux
10 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.63%) Middleware
12 17 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.73%) Windows Server
15 13 (12.75%) Solaris
15 13 (12.75%) Maven
16 12 (11.76%) VMware
16 12 (11.76%) Python
16 12 (11.76%) XML
17 11 (10.78%) Web Services
17 11 (10.78%) SOA
17 11 (10.78%) IBM Integration Bus
17 11 (10.78%) TeamCity
17 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (10.78%) Open Source
17 11 (10.78%) Big Data
17 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
17 11 (10.78%) Docker
18 10 (9.80%) DevOps

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 34 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.80%) Apache
3 6 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.90%) IIS
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.94%) JBoss
6 3 (2.94%) SAS
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) FileNet
7 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.98%) CICS
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) SPSS
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.98%) Eikon
2 1 (0.98%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.98%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (5.88%) Bluemix
3 6 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) Office 365
5 2 (1.96%) GitHub
6 1 (0.98%) Firebase
6 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
6 1 (0.98%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.88%) SAN
3 5 (4.90%) DNS
3 5 (4.90%) Firewall
4 4 (3.92%) NAS
5 3 (2.94%) DHCP
5 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.94%) SMTP
6 2 (1.96%) AMQP
6 2 (1.96%) HTTP
6 2 (1.96%) LDAP
6 2 (1.96%) Multicast
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.98%) FTP
7 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.98%) snoop
7 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) Big Data
2 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.86%) DB2
5 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) Mahout
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.96%) Adabas
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.96%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.96%) Power BI
8 2 (1.96%) QlikView
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Maven
2 11 (10.78%) TeamCity
3 9 (8.82%) Gradle
4 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.90%) Subversion
7 4 (3.92%) Ant
8 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.96%) Bundler
9 2 (1.96%) ERwin
9 2 (1.96%) gulp
9 2 (1.96%) JUnit
9 2 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.98%) JIRA
10 1 (0.98%) NUnit
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (48.04%) Finance
2 39 (38.24%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Front Office
3 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) International Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) Analyst
3 16 (15.69%) Architect
4 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Integration Specialist
9 4 (3.92%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) AIX Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Designer
10 3 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) Middleware
2 17 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (11.76%) XML
4 11 (10.78%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (10.78%) Web Services
5 9 (8.82%) REST
5 9 (8.82%) SOAP
6 7 (6.86%) .NET
7 6 (5.88%) Kafka
8 5 (4.90%) HTML
8 5 (4.90%) J2EE
8 5 (4.90%) JPA
8 5 (4.90%) Spring
9 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.92%) HTML5
9 4 (3.92%) Java EE
9 4 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (3.92%) RESTful
9 4 (3.92%) Servlets
9 4 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Mainframe
1 7 (6.86%) SWIFT
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Equities
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.90%) iSeries
4 4 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.92%) User Experience
5 3 (2.94%) AS400
5 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Fintech
6 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.96%) PKI
6 2 (1.96%) Replication
6 2 (1.96%) Tandem
7 1 (0.98%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.45%) Windows
2 25 (24.51%) Unix
3 22 (21.57%) Linux
4 14 (13.73%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.75%) Solaris
6 8 (7.84%) AIX
7 3 (2.94%) CentOS
7 3 (2.94%) OS/390
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.94%) zOS
8 2 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.98%) MVS
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.98%) SUSE
9 1 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.78%) Open Source
2 11 (10.78%) SOA
3 10 (9.80%) Analytics
3 10 (9.80%) DevOps
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL
4 9 (8.82%) Multithreading
4 9 (8.82%) TDD
5 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.86%) Change Management
6 7 (6.86%) Data Management
6 7 (6.86%) High Availability
6 7 (6.86%) Scrum
6 7 (6.86%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 6 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 6 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (4.90%) Migration
8 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 22 (21.57%) SQL
3 12 (11.76%) Python
4 7 (6.86%) Perl
4 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.88%) C++
5 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.88%) XPath
6 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.92%) Korn
7 4 (3.92%) R
8 3 (2.94%) JCL
9 2 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) AWK
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) COBOL
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SEPA
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) GDPR
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.98%) GPG13
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Docker
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.98%) NFS
6 1 (0.98%) RACF
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.86%) Ansible
2 7 (6.86%) Puppet
3 3 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.94%) IBM BigFix
3 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.94%) Salt
3 3 (2.94%) TADDM
3 3 (2.94%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.98%) zSecure
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) VMware
4 9 (8.82%) HP
5 7 (6.86%) Citrix
5 7 (6.86%) Informatica
6 6 (5.88%) IBM Sterling
6 6 (5.88%) Tableau
7 5 (4.90%) Cognos
7 5 (4.90%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.92%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.92%) Dell
8 4 (3.92%) EMC
8 4 (3.92%) Reuters
8 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco
9 3 (2.94%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.94%) Lotus
9 3 (2.94%) NetApp
9 3 (2.94%) Splunk
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago