The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM InfoSphere over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

IBM InfoSphere
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 559 545
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14  
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 27 65 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 18
Median daily rate £425 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £475
% change year-on-year +5.08% -22.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.50

IBM InfoSphere is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9586 11153 10907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.32% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 7561 7125
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 154 148
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

IBM InfoSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing IBM InfoSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM InfoSphere in England

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in England

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM InfoSphere in England

IBM InfoSphere
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 IBM InfoSphere within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 13 £475 -17.39% 3
South East +13 9 £475 +15.15%
West Midlands +16 4 £350 -26.31%
Midlands +7 1 - -
IBM InfoSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 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 England region with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 56 (84.85%) IBM
2 42 (63.64%) ETL
3 38 (57.58%) SQL
4 33 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 31 (46.97%) Oracle
5 31 (46.97%) DB2
6 30 (45.45%) Data Quality
7 27 (40.91%) DataStage
8 25 (37.88%) SAP
9 20 (30.30%) Informatica
10 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
10 16 (24.24%) Finance
10 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 15 (22.73%) Data Management
12 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (19.70%) Data Governance
12 13 (19.70%) Master Data Management
13 12 (18.18%) Information Governance
13 12 (18.18%) Talend
13 12 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (18.18%) Migration
13 12 (18.18%) Data Analysis
14 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
14 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
14 10 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
15 9 (13.64%) Billing
15 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
16 8 (12.12%) ERwin

IBM InfoSphere
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 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) SAS
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.03%) SPSS
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) DB2
2 27 (40.91%) DataStage
3 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
5 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
7 7 (10.61%) Big Data
8 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
9 5 (7.58%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (7.58%) Power BI
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (6.06%) Data Lake
11 3 (4.55%) OLAP
11 3 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (4.55%) QualityStage
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (12.12%) ERwin
3 6 (9.09%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Billing
3 8 (12.12%) Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Back Office
4 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Consultant
2 20 (30.30%) Data Consultant
3 19 (28.79%) Data Quality Consultant
4 15 (22.73%) Architect
5 14 (21.21%) Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) Data Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) Data Architect
7 11 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (15.15%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (15.15%) SAP Data Consultant
8 10 (15.15%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 6 (9.09%) Data Quality Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Geospatial Architect
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Data Quality Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Quality Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) XML
2 6 (9.09%) XML Messaging
2 6 (9.09%) XML Schema
3 5 (7.58%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.52%) Kafka
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) ETL
2 33 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 15 (22.73%) Data Management
4 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.70%) Data Governance
4 13 (19.70%) Master Data Management
5 12 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 12 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 12 (18.18%) Migration
6 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
6 10 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
8 7 (10.61%) Metadata Management
8 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.61%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (9.09%) Analytics
9 6 (9.09%) Data Mapping
9 6 (9.09%) Information Management
9 6 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.55%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (45.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.09%) ISO20022
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Nagios
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (84.85%) IBM
2 31 (46.97%) Oracle
3 25 (37.88%) SAP
4 20 (30.30%) Informatica
5 12 (18.18%) Talend
6 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.61%) Tableau
8 5 (7.58%) Cognos
8 5 (7.58%) DataFlux
8 5 (7.58%) ESRI
9 4 (6.06%) Ab Initio
10 3 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (4.55%) Netezza
10 3 (4.55%) Teradata
10 3 (4.55%) Trillium
11 2 (3.03%) CA
11 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
11 2 (3.03%) Embarcadero
11 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
11 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards