Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 822 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs citing Alibaba 18 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.003% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
England median daily rate £215 £663 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.55% - -
UK median daily rate £215 £663 -
% change year-on-year -67.55% - -
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 39,442 38,283 45,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.69% 43.79% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,638 23,554 28,038
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,441 1,303 1,494
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 - 10 £173 -
London -38 7 £610 -7.92%
North East - 1 £550 -
North of England - 1 £550 -
Alibaba
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) SLA
2 10 (55.56%) Huawei
2 10 (55.56%) Private Cloud
2 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Google
4 6 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 3 (16.67%) GCP
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform

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 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
1 10 (55.56%) Private Cloud
1 10 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
1 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (16.67%) SABSA
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
1 5 (27.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Terraform
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Huawei
3 6 (33.33%) Google
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) Perforce
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle