Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 166 148
Rank change year-on-year +6 -18 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 26 87 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 1.28% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 3.30% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 87
City of London median daily rate £563 £494 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +0.77% -10.91%
10th Percentile £417 £397 £353
90th Percentile £703 £618 £588
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £490
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.51% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £100.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £100.50 -

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 1,844 2,637 2,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.48% 38.71% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,363 1,958 2,066
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £246 £230 £278
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -12.20%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £28.64 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 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 (30.77%) SAS
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
2 7 (26.92%) Azure
2 7 (26.92%) AWS
3 6 (23.08%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (23.08%) GCP
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing Technology
3 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (23.08%) Adobe
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Google
4 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) Campaign Management
4 5 (19.23%) Public Sector
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Informatica
6 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (11.54%) DB2
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Linux

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 8 (30.77%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) FileNet
3 1 (3.85%) Hyperledger
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.85%) Maximo
2 1 (3.85%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Azure
2 6 (23.08%) GCP
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) SoftLayer
4 1 (3.85%) Apigee
4 1 (3.85%) AWS IoT
4 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) DB2
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.85%) DataStage
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Public Sector
4 4 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Games
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Insight Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Application Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.69%) React
1 2 (7.69%) RESTful
1 2 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Kafka
2 1 (3.85%) PySpark
2 1 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing Technology
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Campaign Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Microservices
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) Data Munging
6 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) RPG
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.85%) Graphite
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe
1 6 (23.08%) Google
1 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Cognos
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 2 (7.69%) Talend
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) Datactics
5 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.85%) Palantir
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) VMware