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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 423 395
Rank change year-on-year +52 -28  
Contract jobs citing IBM Sterling 29 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.049% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 11
Median daily rate £500 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +41.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8281 9297 9538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.02% 41.20% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6225 6188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 136 204
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.05 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +7.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.57 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

IBM Sterling
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing IBM Sterling as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 4 £483 -
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
IBM Sterling
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 39 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 16 (41.03%) B2B
4 14 (35.90%) Unix
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 11 (28.21%) zOS
5 11 (28.21%) JCL
5 11 (28.21%) Middleware
5 11 (28.21%) Retail
5 11 (28.21%) ISPF
5 11 (28.21%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (25.64%) iSeries
6 10 (25.64%) Axway
6 10 (25.64%) Tandem
6 10 (25.64%) FTP
7 9 (23.08%) Mainframe
8 7 (17.95%) Banking
9 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
9 6 (15.38%) Kanban
9 6 (15.38%) Scala
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.82%) OpenSSH
10 5 (12.82%) Linux
10 5 (12.82%) SLA
10 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Data Security
10 5 (12.82%) Finance

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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Gentran
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 4 (10.26%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DataStage
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Designer
2 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (12.82%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Implementation Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) ISPF
1 11 (28.21%) Middleware
2 4 (10.26%) EDI
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) iSeries
1 10 (25.64%) Tandem
2 9 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Unix
3 11 (28.21%) zOS
4 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) B2B
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.38%) Kanban
2 6 (15.38%) Scrum
3 5 (12.82%) BDD
3 5 (12.82%) Cryptography
3 5 (12.82%) Data Security
3 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
3 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Data Transformation
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) JCL
3 6 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (12.82%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) IBM
2 10 (25.64%) Axway
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Apigee
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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