Period
to 15 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Alibaba products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alibaba over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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 Alibaba Group Holding Limited.

Alibaba
UK > England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 832 833 821
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Alibaba 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.033% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
England median daily rate £475 £610 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.13% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £610 -
% change year-on-year -22.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Alibaba 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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,431 38,975 39,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.33% 41.86% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,019 24,700 24,783
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,387 1,317 1,471
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £46.69 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

Alibaba
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Alibaba as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Alibaba in England

Alibaba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Alibaba in England

Alibaba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Alibaba in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Alibaba in England

Alibaba
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alibaba within the England region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 7 £488 -20.08% 3
South East - 4 £125 -
Alibaba
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Alibaba 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 England region with a requirement for Alibaba.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
1 7 (63.64%) Microservices
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) Terraform
2 6 (54.55%) Salt
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Product Management
2 6 (54.55%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (45.45%) GDPR
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Objective-C
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Bitbucket
3 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Android

Alibaba
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Bitbucket
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (36.36%) Mandarin Language
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Backend Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
1 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) Microservices
2 6 (54.55%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (54.55%) Product Management
3 5 (45.45%) Android Development
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) HOOD
7 1 (9.09%) Release Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Go
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Objective-C
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) GDPR
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (63.64%) Terraform
2 6 (54.55%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant