Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM Sterling products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Sterling over the 6 months to 19 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 IBM Sterling Order Management (formerly Yantra).

IBM Sterling
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 842 832
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 22 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.023% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.050% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
England median daily rate £490 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +9.41% -39.29%
10th Percentile £425 £263 £378
90th Percentile £575 £549 £505
UK median daily rate £490 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +12.64% +2.35% -39.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

IBM Sterling 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 39921 43976 45407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.15% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 27201 27285
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1553 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.95 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

IBM Sterling
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Sterling in England

IBM Sterling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Sterling in England

IBM Sterling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Sterling in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Sterling in England

IBM Sterling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Sterling in England

IBM Sterling
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 Sterling within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -30 13 £550 +16.40% 1
North of England +63 7 £438 -
North West +29 7 £438 -
East of England -14 1 - -
IBM Sterling
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Sterling 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 Sterling.

1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) Middleware
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) B2B
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) SAP
7 5 (22.73%) Tandem
7 5 (22.73%) ISPF
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Retail
7 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
7 5 (22.73%) zOS
7 5 (22.73%) JCL
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
7 5 (22.73%) FTP
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (22.73%) iSeries
8 4 (18.18%) SaaS
8 4 (18.18%) PaaS
8 4 (18.18%) IaaS
8 4 (18.18%) Microservices
8 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Active Directory

IBM Sterling
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 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Endeca
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IAM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) ISPF
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Dojo
4 1 (4.55%) EDI
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) iSeries
2 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 5 (22.73%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) zOS
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) B2B
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Microservices
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JCL
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) XPath
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) PowerBroker
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Axway
4 3 (13.64%) CyberArk
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) ATG
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods