Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 848 870
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -
Contract jobs citing Alibaba 16 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.015% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
England median daily rate £173 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.46% - -
UK median daily rate £215 £650 -
% change year-on-year -66.92% - -
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 39,760 40,522 44,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.16% 42.86% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,967 25,380 27,492
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,501 1,360 1,569
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.66 £10.22
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.03 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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
South East - 9 £125 -
London +8 6 £488 -25.00%
North East - 1 £550 -
North of England - 1 £550 -
Alibaba
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 9 (56.25%) SLA
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Huawei
1 9 (56.25%) Private Cloud
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
1 9 (56.25%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Terraform
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Ansible
3 7 (43.75%) Mandarin Language
3 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) REST
4 6 (37.50%) Product Management
4 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Salt
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) C
4 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (31.25%) Go
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Objective-C

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Bitbucket
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Site Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
1 9 (56.25%) Private Cloud
1 9 (56.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Product Management
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Android Development
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) HOOD
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Go
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
2 5 (31.25%) GDPR
2 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
1 7 (43.75%) Terraform
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (37.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle