Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 16 January 2019 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 36 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.75% 1.58% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 3.68% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Liverpool median daily rate £399 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.25% +25.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £316 £475 £370
90th Percentile £470 £585 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £399 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -20.25% +25.00% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool.

All Vendors
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 184 163 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 45.77% 43.01% 52.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 109 139
Liverpool median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £183 £265
90th Percentile £600 £578 £550
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Liverpool median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -18.75% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.85 £10.81 £15.50
90th Percentile £21.60 £17.13 £23.81
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -18.75% -8.57%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Liverpool over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Contract Negotiation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
1 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau