Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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.

IBM Bluemix
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 561 563 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Bluemix 59 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.068% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.61% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 0
London median daily rate £513 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% - -
England median daily rate £450 £550 £369
% change year-on-year -18.18% +49.05% -32.26%
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 9,645 6,280 4,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.70% 15.20% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,199 4,676 3,041
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £315 £322 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.75% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 47 41
London median hourly rate £26.78 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.00% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £10.50
90th Percentile £96.13 £115.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -10 16 £550 +13.99% 1
South London -42 1 £550 +37.07%
Bluemix
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Bluemix 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 London region with a requirement for Bluemix.

1 59 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 38 (64.41%) DevOps
3 33 (55.93%) Jenkins
4 32 (54.24%) Java
5 29 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (44.07%) IBM
7 24 (40.68%) Python
8 23 (38.98%) GitHub
8 23 (38.98%) Docker
9 16 (27.12%) HDFS
9 16 (27.12%) Big Data
9 16 (27.12%) Ambari
9 16 (27.12%) Hadoop
9 16 (27.12%) PaaS
9 16 (27.12%) Apache Hive
9 16 (27.12%) Apache Spark
9 16 (27.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 15 (25.42%) PySpark
10 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (25.42%) Kafka
10 15 (25.42%) Apache Flume
10 15 (25.42%) Oozie
10 15 (25.42%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (25.42%) Banking
11 14 (23.73%) Ansible
11 14 (23.73%) Sqoop
11 14 (23.73%) Open Source
11 14 (23.73%) MapReduce
11 14 (23.73%) Tableau

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 16 (27.12%) Apache Spark
2 9 (15.25%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 59 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 29 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (38.98%) GitHub
4 16 (27.12%) PaaS
5 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (11.86%) IaaS
7 4 (6.78%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.69%) Force.com
8 1 (1.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) Apache Hive
1 16 (27.12%) Big Data
1 16 (27.12%) Hadoop
2 15 (25.42%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (23.73%) Sqoop
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (55.93%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) Gradle
2 8 (13.56%) Maven
3 7 (11.86%) Ant
3 7 (11.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (11.86%) Bitbucket
3 7 (11.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.69%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) GitLab
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (25.42%) Banking
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Kafka
1 15 (25.42%) PySpark
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.78%) Node.js
3 4 (6.78%) React
4 3 (5.08%) Cytoscape.js
4 3 (5.08%) D3.js
4 3 (5.08%) ServiceStack
4 3 (5.08%) Spring
4 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) Redux
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) XSD
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.08%) Social Media
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) DevOps
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Data Engineering
3 14 (23.73%) MapReduce
3 14 (23.73%) Open Source
4 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Analytics
5 7 (11.86%) Build Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Release Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.47%) BDD
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) Microservices
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
10 2 (3.39%) AOP
10 2 (3.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
6 2 (3.39%) SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Docker
2 16 (27.12%) HDFS
3 15 (25.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Ambari
1 16 (27.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (25.42%) Oozie
3 14 (23.73%) Ansible
3 14 (23.73%) Kubernetes
4 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (15.25%) Puppet
5 4 (6.78%) Terraform
6 1 (1.69%) logstash
6 1 (1.69%) Mesos
6 1 (1.69%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) IBM
2 14 (23.73%) Tableau
3 9 (15.25%) Splunk
4 7 (11.86%) AppDynamics
4 7 (11.86%) New Relic
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle
5 6 (10.17%) Tealium
6 4 (6.78%) Google
6 4 (6.78%) OpenText
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.69%) Pega
9 1 (1.69%) RightScale
9 1 (1.69%) VMware