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 3 months to 23 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.

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).

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Sterling
UK / England
Rank 532 589 566
Rank change year-on-year +57 -23  
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 45 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 11
Median daily rate £480 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18095 21190 21568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.86% 43.54% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 13005 12444
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 759 903
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.96 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +14.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

IBM Sterling
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing IBM Sterling as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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 +35 29 £500 -16.66% 2
South West - 9 £350 -
Yorkshire +10 5 £440 +49.15%
South East +16 1 - - 2
IBM Sterling
UK

IBM Sterling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 55 (100.00%) IBM
2 26 (47.27%) Windows
3 23 (41.82%) B2B
4 20 (36.36%) Unix
5 16 (29.09%) FTP
5 16 (29.09%) zOS
5 16 (29.09%) JCL
5 16 (29.09%) Middleware
5 16 (29.09%) ISPF
5 16 (29.09%) Time Sharing Option
6 15 (27.27%) Axway
6 15 (27.27%) iSeries
6 15 (27.27%) Finance
6 15 (27.27%) Tandem
7 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
7 14 (25.45%) Java
8 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (21.82%) Mainframe
9 11 (20.00%) Retail
10 10 (18.18%) Banking
11 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
12 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.91%) Oracle
14 5 (9.09%) Linux
14 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.09%) Scrum
14 5 (9.09%) Cryptography
14 5 (9.09%) Data Security
14 5 (9.09%) OpenSSH

IBM Sterling
Top Related 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 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) Gentran
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
2 4 (7.27%) Mule ESB
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) FTP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) DataStage
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Retail
3 10 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Designer
4 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Engineering Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Unix Developer
8 2 (3.64%) z/OS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) ISPF
1 16 (29.09%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) EDI
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) Java EE
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) iSeries
1 15 (27.27%) Tandem
2 12 (21.82%) Mainframe
3 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Unix
3 16 (29.09%) zOS
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) B2B
2 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 5 (9.09%) Data Security
6 5 (9.09%) Kanban
6 5 (9.09%) Multichannel Retail
6 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Data Transformation
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
7 4 (7.27%) Service Management
7 4 (7.27%) TDD
8 3 (5.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) JCL
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) Scala
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) Korn
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (9.09%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (27.27%) Axway
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Apigee
6 1 (1.82%) BMC
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
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