Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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 Cloud Computing
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 524 582
Rank change year-on-year -35 +58 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 76 52 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.71% 0.81% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 12
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +50.74%
10th Percentile £413 £411 £432
90th Percentile £738 £670 £620
England median daily rate £513 £525 £510
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.94% +22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 10,670 6,444 4,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.66% 16.10% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,815 4,691 3,590
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 52 51
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.16 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -8.48%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.41 £13.50
90th Percentile £93.45 £125.50 £46.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.54% -13.36%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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 -20 29 £556 +17.11% 3
IBM Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 IBM Cloud.

1 48 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (56.58%) IBM
3 39 (51.32%) DevOps
4 35 (46.05%) Jenkins
5 31 (40.79%) Docker
6 30 (39.47%) Banking
7 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (35.53%) Node.js
9 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
9 23 (30.26%) Python
10 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (27.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (25.00%) TDD
11 19 (25.00%) GitHub
12 18 (23.68%) Bash Shell
12 18 (23.68%) BDD
12 18 (23.68%) Kubernetes
12 18 (23.68%) Maven
12 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
13 17 (22.37%) Java
13 17 (22.37%) Ruby
13 17 (22.37%) Groovy
13 17 (22.37%) GitLab
13 17 (22.37%) Mesos
13 17 (22.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (19.74%) Scrum
15 14 (18.42%) Ant
15 14 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (18.42%) Gerrit
15 14 (18.42%) npm

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 21 (27.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (9.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) Jetty
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.32%) Predix
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) WebTrends
2 5 (6.58%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 48 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (25.00%) GitHub
4 14 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (18.42%) npm
5 13 (17.11%) Heroku
6 12 (15.79%) PaaS
7 9 (11.84%) IaaS
8 4 (5.26%) SoftLayer
9 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.63%) SaaS
10 1 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.32%) Bluemix
10 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.26%) DB2
3 3 (3.95%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Power BI
5 1 (1.32%) QlikView
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) Jenkins
2 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
3 18 (23.68%) Maven
4 17 (22.37%) GitLab
4 17 (22.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (18.42%) Ant
5 14 (18.42%) Gerrit
6 13 (17.11%) SonarQube
7 12 (15.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 5 (6.58%) Gradle
9 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.32%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.32%) Selenium
10 1 (1.32%) Subversion
10 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (39.47%) Banking
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) International Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Architect
3 14 (18.42%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (18.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 13 (17.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) AWS Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Azure Architect
7 3 (3.95%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.95%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Integration Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) Node.js
2 13 (17.11%) REST
3 12 (15.79%) Web Services
4 9 (11.84%) React
4 9 (11.84%) SOAP
5 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.53%) Redux
5 8 (10.53%) ServiceStack
6 7 (9.21%) JSON
6 7 (9.21%) Kafka
6 7 (9.21%) Spring
7 6 (7.89%) Cytoscape.js
7 6 (7.89%) D3.js
7 6 (7.89%) J2EE
7 6 (7.89%) Spring Boot
7 6 (7.89%) XML
8 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (5.26%) XSD
10 3 (3.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) iPad
2 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.95%) Social Media
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) DevOps
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) TDD
4 18 (23.68%) BDD
5 15 (19.74%) Scrum
6 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.53%) Microservices
9 7 (9.21%) Analytics
9 7 (9.21%) Change Management
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.21%) Release Management
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
10 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.58%) Project Management
12 4 (5.26%) AOP
12 4 (5.26%) Coaching
12 4 (5.26%) SDLC
13 3 (3.95%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) Python
2 18 (23.68%) Bash Shell
2 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.37%) Groovy
3 17 (22.37%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) Ruby
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.26%) C
7 2 (2.63%) Java 8
8 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Go
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) R
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) CISA
1 3 (3.95%) CISM
1 3 (3.95%) CISSP
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) GCP
2 4 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) NIST 800
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.32%) GPFS
2 1 (1.32%) HDFS
2 1 (1.32%) LXC
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Kubernetes
2 17 (22.37%) Mesos
3 13 (17.11%) Consul
4 11 (14.47%) Ansible
5 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.21%) Puppet
6 4 (5.26%) Rancher
6 4 (5.26%) Terraform
7 1 (1.32%) Automic
7 1 (1.32%) Oozie
7 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) IBM
2 11 (14.47%) Splunk
3 7 (9.21%) AppDynamics
3 7 (9.21%) New Relic
4 6 (7.89%) Tealium
5 5 (6.58%) Google
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.95%) Pega
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.32%) Capita
9 1 (1.32%) NetApp
9 1 (1.32%) SevOne
9 1 (1.32%) Tableau
9 1 (1.32%) VMware