Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for IBM Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 15 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 Cloud Computing
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 588 597
Rank change year-on-year +44 +9 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 76 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.081% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.84% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 16
London median daily rate £475 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.62% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £363 £436 £370
90th Percentile £650 £605 £644
England median daily rate £475 £513 £550
% change year-on-year -7.32% -6.82% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate - - £17.50

IBM Cloud 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 9025 6442 3850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.00% 14.46% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6747 4735 2865
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £275
90th Percentile £644 £625 £614
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 49 31
London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -3.58%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £98.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +8.20%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in London

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Cloud in London

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Cloud in London

IBM Cloud
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 IBM Cloud within the London region over the 6 months to 15 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 -2 15 £550 +7.84% 4
South London -24 2 £550 +21.55%
IBM Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 IBM Cloud.

1 62 (81.58%) Bluemix
2 56 (73.68%) Java
2 56 (73.68%) IBM
3 52 (68.42%) DevOps
4 51 (67.11%) Jenkins
5 42 (55.26%) Python
6 37 (48.68%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (48.68%) GitHub
7 33 (43.42%) Big Data
8 32 (42.11%) Open Source
9 31 (40.79%) Hadoop
9 31 (40.79%) Apache Hive
9 31 (40.79%) Ambari
9 31 (40.79%) Docker
9 31 (40.79%) HDFS
9 31 (40.79%) Apache Spark
9 31 (40.79%) Hadoop YARN
10 30 (39.47%) PySpark
10 30 (39.47%) Oozie
10 30 (39.47%) Kafka
10 30 (39.47%) Apache Flume
10 30 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (38.16%) MapReduce
11 29 (38.16%) Tableau
11 29 (38.16%) Sqoop
11 29 (38.16%) Data Engineering
12 25 (32.89%) Kubernetes
13 22 (28.95%) Ansible
14 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (25.00%) Oracle

IBM Cloud
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 (40.79%) Apache Spark
2 9 (11.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) CICS
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 62 (81.58%) Bluemix
2 37 (48.68%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (48.68%) GitHub
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (18.42%) PaaS
5 5 (6.58%) IaaS
6 4 (5.26%) Heroku
6 4 (5.26%) SoftLayer
7 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.95%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.32%) SaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Serverless
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) 4G
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) MPLS
2 4 (5.26%) VoIP
2 4 (5.26%) WAN
2 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.63%) BGP
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) SMS
4 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) Big Data
2 31 (40.79%) Apache Hive
2 31 (40.79%) Hadoop
3 30 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (38.16%) Sqoop
5 14 (18.42%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.32%) DB2
8 1 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (67.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.11%) Gradle
2 13 (17.11%) Maven
3 11 (14.47%) Ant
3 11 (14.47%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.53%) Bitbucket
5 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.95%) Bundler
6 3 (3.95%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.95%) gulp
6 3 (3.95%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (3.95%) JBehave
6 3 (3.95%) JUnit
6 3 (3.95%) Selenium
6 3 (3.95%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.95%) Subversion
6 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (19.74%) Banking
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Big Data Engineer
1 15 (19.74%) Data Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Hadoop Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Scrum Master
8 2 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Firewall Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Junior DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Senior VMware Architect
8 2 (2.63%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) Kafka
1 30 (39.47%) PySpark
2 8 (10.53%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) Spring
3 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
4 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.26%) CSS
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.95%) CSS3
6 3 (3.95%) HTML5
6 3 (3.95%) Java EE
6 3 (3.95%) JPA
6 3 (3.95%) RESTful
6 3 (3.95%) Servlets
6 3 (3.95%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 1 (1.32%) Flash
7 1 (1.32%) J2EE
7 1 (1.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) DevOps
2 32 (42.11%) Open Source
3 29 (38.16%) Data Engineering
3 29 (38.16%) MapReduce
4 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (11.84%) Release Automation
7 8 (10.53%) Build Automation
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) TDD
9 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.58%) Microservices
10 5 (6.58%) Scrum
11 4 (5.26%) BDD
11 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.26%) Kanban
11 4 (5.26%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) Java
2 42 (55.26%) Python
3 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) Perl
5 7 (9.21%) SQL
6 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.26%) Go
7 4 (5.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Groovy
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) COBOL
10 1 (1.32%) JCL
10 1 (1.32%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) CISSP
1 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Docker
1 31 (40.79%) HDFS
2 30 (39.47%) Apache Flume
3 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.63%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) vCloud
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) Ambari
1 31 (40.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 30 (39.47%) Oozie
3 25 (32.89%) Kubernetes
4 22 (28.95%) Ansible
5 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (13.16%) Puppet
6 4 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.32%) logstash
7 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (73.68%) IBM
2 29 (38.16%) Tableau
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 6 (7.89%) Google
6 4 (5.26%) BMC
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.26%) OpenText
6 4 (5.26%) Splunk
7 3 (3.95%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.95%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) Mitel
7 3 (3.95%) New Relic
8 2 (2.63%) Brocade
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco
8 2 (2.63%) Vyatta
8 2 (2.63%) XebiaLabs
9 1 (1.32%) Pega
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat