Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Bluemix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bluemix over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

IBM Bluemix
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 597 604
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Bluemix 57 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.045% 0.007%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.63% 0.31% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 3
London median daily rate £475 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.73% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £389 £419 £397
90th Percentile £575 £588 £695
England median daily rate £475 £510 £369
% change year-on-year -6.96% +38.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Bluemix is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8993 6438 3824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.91% 14.40% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6736 4746 2836
London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 52 29
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +30.01% -12.59%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £84.75 £99.75 £55.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +6.25%

Bluemix
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Bluemix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Bluemix in London

Bluemix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluemix in London

Bluemix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluemix in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bluemix in London

Bluemix
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluemix within the London region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Central London +9 15 £550 +7.84%
South London -27 1 £550 +21.55%
Bluemix
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bluemix 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 London region with a requirement for Bluemix.

1 57 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 51 (89.47%) Java
3 49 (85.96%) Jenkins
4 48 (84.21%) DevOps
5 44 (77.19%) IBM
6 42 (73.68%) Python
7 37 (64.91%) GitHub
8 32 (56.14%) Open Source
8 32 (56.14%) Big Data
9 31 (54.39%) Apache Hive
9 31 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (54.39%) Hadoop
9 31 (54.39%) Ambari
9 31 (54.39%) Apache Spark
9 31 (54.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 31 (54.39%) HDFS
10 30 (52.63%) Oozie
10 30 (52.63%) Kafka
10 30 (52.63%) Apache Flume
10 30 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (52.63%) PySpark
11 29 (50.88%) Data Engineering
11 29 (50.88%) MapReduce
11 29 (50.88%) Tableau
11 29 (50.88%) Sqoop
12 28 (49.12%) Docker
13 22 (38.60%) Kubernetes
14 19 (33.33%) Ansible
15 14 (24.56%) Oracle ODI
15 14 (24.56%) Oracle

Bluemix
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (54.39%) Apache Spark
2 9 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) CICS
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 57 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 37 (64.91%) GitHub
3 31 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (22.81%) PaaS
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (7.02%) Heroku
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (5.26%) IaaS
7 3 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.75%) Serverless
8 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
1 1 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (56.14%) Big Data
2 31 (54.39%) Apache Hive
2 31 (54.39%) Hadoop
3 30 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (50.88%) Sqoop
5 14 (24.56%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (85.96%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.81%) Gradle
2 13 (22.81%) Maven
3 11 (19.30%) Ant
3 11 (19.30%) TeamCity
4 8 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (14.04%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.26%) Bundler
6 3 (5.26%) Gerrit
6 3 (5.26%) gulp
6 3 (5.26%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (5.26%) JBehave
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (19.30%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Big Data Engineer
1 15 (26.32%) Data Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Hadoop Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (1.75%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (1.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (1.75%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Junior
8 1 (1.75%) Junior DevOps
8 1 (1.75%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) Kafka
1 30 (52.63%) PySpark
2 8 (14.04%) .NET
3 7 (12.28%) Spring
3 7 (12.28%) Spring Boot
4 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) CSS
5 3 (5.26%) CSS3
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 3 (5.26%) Java EE
5 3 (5.26%) JPA
5 3 (5.26%) RESTful
5 3 (5.26%) Servlets
5 3 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) DevOps
2 32 (56.14%) Open Source
3 29 (50.88%) Data Engineering
3 29 (50.88%) MapReduce
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.79%) Release Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Build Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.28%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.77%) Microservices
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.02%) BDD
10 4 (7.02%) Kanban
11 3 (5.26%) Code Coverage
11 3 (5.26%) High Availability
11 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) Java
2 42 (73.68%) Python
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Perl
5 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.02%) Go
6 4 (7.02%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) Groovy
8 2 (3.51%) SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) COBOL
9 1 (1.75%) JCL
9 1 (1.75%) REXX
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) HDFS
2 30 (52.63%) Apache Flume
3 28 (49.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (54.39%) Ambari
1 31 (54.39%) Hadoop YARN
2 30 (52.63%) Oozie
3 22 (38.60%) Kubernetes
4 19 (33.33%) Ansible
5 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (14.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) IBM
2 29 (50.88%) Tableau
3 14 (24.56%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Splunk
5 3 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.26%) New Relic
6 2 (3.51%) Google
7 1 (1.75%) Pega
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat