Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 66 60
Rank change year-on-year -30 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 38 61 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.31% 2.83% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.86% 6.76% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 38
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.05% -8.42%
10th Percentile £388 £200 £350
90th Percentile £563 £500 £562
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +9.62% -22.00%

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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 984 903 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.83% 41.88% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 476 490
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -2.52%
10th Percentile £242 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -2.56% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £50.19 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +42.86% +20.61% -8.66%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Edinburgh

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Edinburgh

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Edinburgh

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (63.16%) Banking
2 10 (26.32%) FileNet
3 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
3 7 (18.42%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) XSLT
3 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) BPMN
3 7 (18.42%) DataPower
4 6 (15.79%) Pega
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (15.79%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Workflow
4 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) IaaS
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (13.16%) PaaS
5 5 (13.16%) F5
5 5 (13.16%) Change Control
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.16%) .NET

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (26.32%) FileNet
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
3 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.63%) CICS
5 1 (2.63%) OnBase
5 1 (2.63%) SAS
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) IaaS
1 5 (13.16%) PaaS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
3 4 (10.53%) FTP
3 4 (10.53%) LDAP
3 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) DataStage
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Appium
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) ERwin
3 1 (2.63%) Gatling
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Protractor
3 1 (2.63%) TestNG
3 1 (2.63%) XMLSpy
General
1 24 (63.16%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) FileNet Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Developer
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) XML
1 7 (18.42%) XSLT
2 6 (15.79%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) Ajax
3 5 (13.16%) EJB
3 5 (13.16%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.16%) Java EE
3 5 (13.16%) JPA
3 5 (13.16%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) ISPF
5 3 (7.89%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.26%) WSDL
6 2 (5.26%) XSD
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) DataPower
1 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
1 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (13.16%) Unix
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) BPMN
1 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.79%) Workflow
3 5 (13.16%) Change Control
3 5 (13.16%) Content Management
4 4 (10.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Document Management
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) JCL
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) Dublin Core
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
1 6 (15.79%) Pega
2 5 (13.16%) F5
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Imperva
4 3 (7.89%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Kofax
5 1 (2.63%) OpenText
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata