Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 532 597
Rank change year-on-year -5 +65 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 85 87 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 1.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 12
London median daily rate £538 £494 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.86% -6.84% -5.78%
10th Percentile £461 £400 £500
90th Percentile £738 £625 £623
England median daily rate £518 £500 £506
% change year-on-year +3.50% -1.09% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 11,452 7,673 5,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.96% 17.23% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,432 5,634 4,340
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 73 58
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% -8.02% +2.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £14.36
90th Percentile £83.50 £165.00 £68.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +5.26% -20.83%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -11 31 £525 -4.55% 1
East London -18 1 £513 -6.82% 1
IBM Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 73 (85.88%) IBM
2 60 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (54.12%) Python
4 41 (48.24%) Banking
5 39 (45.88%) DevOps
6 37 (43.53%) Docker
7 34 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 32 (37.65%) Kubernetes
9 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (32.94%) Git (software)
12 27 (31.76%) GitHub
12 27 (31.76%) Finance
13 25 (29.41%) Maven
14 23 (27.06%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (27.06%) Puppet
14 23 (27.06%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (25.88%) Ant
16 21 (24.71%) Java
16 21 (24.71%) Scrum
16 21 (24.71%) Node.js
16 21 (24.71%) Google Cloud Platform
17 20 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (23.53%) TDD
18 19 (22.35%) GitLab
18 19 (22.35%) Consul
19 18 (21.18%) Ruby
19 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
19 18 (21.18%) Linux
19 18 (21.18%) Mesos

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 23 (27.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (7.06%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) CICS
5 1 (1.18%) Hyperledger
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) Jetty
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Predix
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (3.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 60 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (31.76%) GitHub
4 21 (24.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (20.00%) npm
6 16 (18.82%) Heroku
7 12 (14.12%) SoftLayer
8 9 (10.59%) PaaS
9 7 (8.24%) IaaS
10 6 (7.06%) OpenShift
10 6 (7.06%) SaaS
11 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (3.53%) Datadog
11 3 (3.53%) Office 365
12 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (2.35%) G Suite
13 1 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Network Security
2 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) DB2
2 7 (8.24%) Big Data
3 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.53%) Aerospike
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.53%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.53%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.53%) Redis
6 3 (3.53%) Sqoop
7 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.18%) MySQL
8 1 (1.18%) Power BI
8 1 (1.18%) QlikView
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (32.94%) Git (software)
3 25 (29.41%) Maven
4 23 (27.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (25.88%) Ant
6 19 (22.35%) GitLab
7 17 (20.00%) Gerrit
8 16 (18.82%) SonarQube
9 9 (10.59%) Bitbucket
9 9 (10.59%) TeamCity
10 8 (9.41%) Gradle
11 7 (8.24%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (7.06%) CA Release Automation
12 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
13 3 (3.53%) Artifactory
13 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (3.53%) Selenium
13 3 (3.53%) Zephyr
14 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 41 (48.24%) Banking
2 27 (31.76%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (29.41%) Architect
3 18 (21.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Senior DevOps
4 16 (18.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (10.59%) Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Cloud Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Linux Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Linux Scripter
8 8 (9.41%) Security Architect
8 8 (9.41%) Unix Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Unix Scripter
9 6 (7.06%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Data Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Grid Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) Node.js
2 8 (9.41%) SOAP
3 7 (8.24%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (8.24%) Kafka
4 5 (5.88%) Java EE
4 5 (5.88%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.71%) PySpark
5 4 (4.71%) React
5 4 (4.71%) REST
5 4 (4.71%) ServiceStack
6 3 (3.53%) .NET
6 3 (3.53%) LDAP
6 3 (3.53%) RESTful
6 3 (3.53%) Spring
6 3 (3.53%) Vert.x
6 3 (3.53%) Web Services
7 2 (2.35%) JSON
7 2 (2.35%) SAML
7 2 (2.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) iPad
2 17 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (16.47%) Public Cloud
4 7 (8.24%) PKI
5 5 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.35%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.18%) Blog
9 1 (1.18%) Clustering
9 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.18%) Fintech
9 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Unix
3 13 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) DevOps
2 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Scrum
4 20 (23.53%) TDD
5 18 (21.18%) BDD
5 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.41%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) Build Automation
8 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.06%) Release Automation
9 5 (5.88%) Analytics
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (5.88%) Open Source
10 4 (4.71%) Cryptography
10 4 (4.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (4.71%) Microservices
10 4 (4.71%) SDLC
10 4 (4.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) Python
2 21 (24.71%) Java
3 18 (21.18%) Bash Shell
3 18 (21.18%) Groovy
3 18 (21.18%) Ruby
4 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) Go
5 5 (5.88%) Perl
6 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) COBOL
8 1 (1.18%) Java 8
8 1 (1.18%) JCL
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) R
8 1 (1.18%) REXX
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) CISA
1 6 (7.06%) CISM
1 6 (7.06%) CISSP
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) NIST 800
System Software
1 37 (43.53%) Docker
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Flume
3 4 (4.71%) HDFS
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.53%) XenApp
5 2 (2.35%) GPFS
5 2 (2.35%) LXC
5 2 (2.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (37.65%) Kubernetes
2 23 (27.06%) Puppet
3 20 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (22.35%) Consul
5 18 (21.18%) Mesos
6 16 (18.82%) Ansible
7 6 (7.06%) Automic
8 5 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (4.71%) Oozie
10 3 (3.53%) Ambari
10 3 (3.53%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (3.53%) Nagios
10 3 (3.53%) vRealize
11 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (2.35%) PaperCut
11 2 (2.35%) Rancher
11 2 (2.35%) SCCM
11 2 (2.35%) Terraform
11 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (85.88%) IBM
2 12 (14.12%) Google
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.24%) Splunk
5 6 (7.06%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) Tableau
7 3 (3.53%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.53%) Citrix
7 3 (3.53%) Micro Focus
7 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.53%) New Relic
7 3 (3.53%) Zscaler
8 2 (2.35%) Dell
8 2 (2.35%) Okta
8 2 (2.35%) Pega
8 2 (2.35%) RightScale
8 2 (2.35%) SevOne
9 1 (1.18%) EMC
9 1 (1.18%) NetApp