Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
England > North East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 47 75
Rank change year-on-year -53 +28 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 58 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.38% 4.70% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 10.53% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 42 59
North East median daily rate £463 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +9.38% -1.16%
10th Percentile £380 £300 £225
90th Percentile £545 £459 £416
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £24.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +67.35% -31.94% +14.50%

IBM 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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 489 551 1,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.02% 44.62% 55.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 355 953
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -9.33%
10th Percentile £253 £231 £215
90th Percentile £553 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 113
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -56.60% +31.51%
10th Percentile £10.68 £8.84 £11.08
90th Percentile £28.46 £45.96 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the North East over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North East region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Durham -17 4 £550 +37.50%
Tyne and Wear -47 1 £375 +7.14%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 North East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (60.00%) Maximo
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (20.00%) DigitalOcean

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SOA Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Site Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Alibaba
2 1 (20.00%) Google