Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 17 January 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 106 82
Rank change year-on-year -18 -24 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.59% 1.53% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 3.88% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 34
Leeds median daily rate £461 £478 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +12.35% -1.16%
10th Percentile £368 £321 £325
90th Percentile £575 £565 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

IBM 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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 866 953 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 39.22% 39.40% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 614 668
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +16.92%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £227
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 42
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -18.03% +11.05%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.45 £12.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.96% -18.33% +27.66%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Leeds

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Leeds

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Leeds

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Leeds region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) JBoss
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Kafka
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
5 2 (15.38%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
5 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 2 (15.38%) Velocity
5 2 (15.38%) iSeries
5 2 (15.38%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (15.38%) Dell

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 2 (15.38%) Tuxedo
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) RPG Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) SOA Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
3 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
1 2 (15.38%) Kafka
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (15.38%) Velocity
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) iSeries
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) SOA
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Loose Coupling
2 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) RPG
2 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) Netezza
4 1 (7.69%) New Relic
4 1 (7.69%) SAP