Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IBM UrbanCode skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM UrbanCode over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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 UrbanCode
UK > England
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 632 754 783
Rank change year-on-year +122 +29 -29
Contract jobs citing IBM UrbanCode 34 79 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.089% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 71 38
Median daily rate £475 £700 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +19.15% -9.62%
10th Percentile £400 £550 £409
90th Percentile £557 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £475 £700 £600
% change year-on-year -32.14% +16.67% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

IBM UrbanCode is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,793 18,684 18,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.62% 21.08% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,443 12,745 12,703
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £331 £338 £314
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £488 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 262 206
Median hourly rate £41.75 £43.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -3.91% +9.15%
10th Percentile £18.25 £23.25 £29.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% -3.37% +8.54%

IBM UrbanCode
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IBM UrbanCode as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IBM UrbanCode in England

IBM UrbanCode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM UrbanCode in England.

Daily rate trend for IBM UrbanCode in England

IBM UrbanCode
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM UrbanCode in England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IBM UrbanCode in England

IBM UrbanCode
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 UrbanCode within the England region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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 West +47 23 £525 -21.93% 2
North of England +62 7 £400 -42.86%
North West +27 5 £400 -42.86%
London +100 4 £569 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
IBM UrbanCode
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IBM UrbanCode 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 IBM UrbanCode.

1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Finance
3 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (52.94%) Maven
4 18 (52.94%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) Apache
4 18 (52.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (50.00%) Analytics
5 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 16 (47.06%) Big Data
6 16 (47.06%) Apache Hive
6 16 (47.06%) Apache Spark
6 16 (47.06%) Linux
6 16 (47.06%) Hadoop
7 15 (44.12%) Windows
7 15 (44.12%) Scrum
7 15 (44.12%) Data Modelling
7 15 (44.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 15 (44.12%) Kafka
8 14 (41.18%) HBase
8 14 (41.18%) HDFS
8 14 (41.18%) Scala
9 13 (38.24%) TDD
9 13 (38.24%) IBM
9 13 (38.24%) Firewall
9 13 (38.24%) Oracle
9 13 (38.24%) Functional Programming
9 13 (38.24%) AppDynamics

IBM UrbanCode
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 18 (52.94%) Apache
2 16 (47.06%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Azure
3 4 (11.76%) GCP
4 3 (8.82%) AWS CodePipeline
4 3 (8.82%) Datadog
4 3 (8.82%) IaaS
4 3 (8.82%) OpenShift
4 3 (8.82%) PaaS
4 3 (8.82%) SaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) Apache Hive
1 16 (47.06%) Big Data
1 16 (47.06%) Hadoop
2 14 (41.18%) HBase
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.82%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
1 18 (52.94%) Maven
1 18 (52.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Gradle
3 3 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Zephyr
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Big Data Engineer
1 15 (44.12%) Data Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Kafka
2 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) OAuth
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (26.47%) Private Cloud
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Analytics
4 15 (44.12%) Data Modelling
4 15 (44.12%) Scrum
5 13 (38.24%) BDD
5 13 (38.24%) Functional Programming
5 13 (38.24%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (35.29%) Use Case
7 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
7 10 (29.41%) Migration
7 10 (29.41%) Project Delivery
7 10 (29.41%) User Stories
8 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (26.47%) Cloud Operations
8 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Scala
4 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 10 (29.41%) C
5 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Elm
7 1 (2.94%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) IFRS
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) HDFS
2 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (29.41%) SCOM
3 6 (17.65%) Ansible
4 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (14.71%) Puppet
5 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
5 3 (8.82%) Nagios
6 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) AppDynamics
1 13 (38.24%) IBM
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Hortonworks
3 10 (29.41%) Dynatrace
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) Google
6 3 (8.82%) ForgeRock
6 3 (8.82%) Micro Focus
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) New Relic
6 3 (8.82%) Splunk