Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM Sterling products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Sterling over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within IBM Sterling Order Management (formerly Yantra).

IBM Sterling
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 603 610
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 14 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.083% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
London median daily rate £550 £473 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.40% -3.08% +77.27%
10th Percentile £476 £259 £426
90th Percentile £675 £566 £539
England median daily rate £490 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +5.38% +9.41% -39.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

IBM Sterling is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19079 19373 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.50% 42.87% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12973 12890 12917
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 287 391
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

IBM Sterling
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Sterling in London

IBM Sterling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Sterling in London

IBM Sterling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Sterling in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Sterling in London

IBM Sterling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Sterling in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Sterling in London

IBM Sterling
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 Sterling within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 0 2 £490 +58.06%
IBM Sterling
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Sterling 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 Sterling.

1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) IaaS
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) SaaS
4 5 (35.71%) PaaS
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
4 5 (35.71%) B2B
5 4 (28.57%) Tandem
5 4 (28.57%) ISPF
5 4 (28.57%) iSeries
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) zOS
5 4 (28.57%) JCL
5 4 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Advertising
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) ATG

IBM Sterling
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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) IaaS
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Endeca
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (42.86%) Lead Architect
4 5 (35.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ISPF
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Dojo
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) iSeries
2 4 (28.57%) Tandem
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) B2B
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JCL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) ATG
4 2 (14.29%) Axway
5 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods