Period
to 16 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 16 June 2019 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 49 61
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.40% 2.55% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 7.00% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 4
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.05% -17.14%
10th Percentile £406 £325 £402
90th Percentile £575 £506 £514
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £406 £325
% change year-on-year +10.77% +25.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield.

All Vendors
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 317 257 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 36.27% 36.45% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 171 123
Sheffield median daily rate £468 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £205 £258 £268
90th Percentile £669 £520 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.00 £19.42 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.05% +38.70% +23.89%
10th Percentile £8.98 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.35 £49.38 £24.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.70 £21.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -31.09% +52.32% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (61.90%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 12 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Banking
4 10 (47.62%) HTTP
4 10 (47.62%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) JAX-WS
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (38.10%) WCF
6 8 (38.10%) Java EE
6 8 (38.10%) AOP
6 8 (38.10%) Ansible
6 8 (38.10%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (38.10%) REST
6 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
6 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 8 (38.10%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
6 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) XML
6 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
6 8 (38.10%) Kerberos
6 8 (38.10%) Spring
6 8 (38.10%) Maven
6 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 7 (33.33%) Jenkins

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 12 (57.14%) WebSphere
1 12 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (9.52%) Mule
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (4.76%) CICS
5 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 8 (38.10%) Kerberos
3 4 (19.05%) NAS
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) WebEx
4 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
1 8 (38.10%) Rational Application Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (52.38%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Publishing
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
1 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
1 8 (38.10%) Java EE
1 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
1 8 (38.10%) JAX-WS
1 8 (38.10%) REST
1 8 (38.10%) SOAP
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
1 8 (38.10%) WCF
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) RESTful
3 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 4 (19.05%) Swagger
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blog
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) AOP
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Prototyping
4 4 (19.05%) Task Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
4 6 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) JCL
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.76%) COBOL
7 1 (4.76%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) ACF2
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) RACF
3 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Ansible
2 6 (28.57%) Puppet
3 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas