Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 45 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.17% 3.17% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.12% 9.17% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 12
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.76% +40.00%
10th Percentile £365 £400 £438
90th Percentile £524 £750 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £445 £500
% change year-on-year -9.55% -11.00% +33.33%
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 267 218 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 44.57% 34.60% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 134 205
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.31% +2.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £242 £313 £260
90th Percentile £538 £615 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +64.06% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.40 £11.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £36.00 £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +21.95%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
5 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) Big Data
5 6 (31.58%) DevOps
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
5 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 6 (31.58%) NetApp
5 6 (31.58%) Google
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) NAS
6 5 (26.32%) PaaS
7 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (21.05%) Liferay
7 4 (21.05%) LiveCycle

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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Alfresco
3 4 (21.05%) Documentum
3 4 (21.05%) Drupal
3 4 (21.05%) FileNet
3 4 (21.05%) Liferay
3 4 (21.05%) LiveCycle
3 4 (21.05%) LiveLink
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Mule
4 1 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
2 5 (26.32%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) NAS
3 4 (21.05%) FCoE
3 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
3 4 (21.05%) VSAN
4 3 (15.79%) SMS
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) AMQP
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
2 6 (31.58%) Big Data
2 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) SQLite
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) Redis
5 1 (5.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Ant
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Xcode
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) NAS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Flash
1 4 (21.05%) Java EE
1 4 (21.05%) JSR 170
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Flex
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) Dojo
2 3 (15.79%) Ext JS
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
2 3 (15.79%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) WebGL
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) VXML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Biometrics
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Objective-C
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) COBOL
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) CA Endevor
4 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) EMC
2 6 (31.58%) Google
2 6 (31.58%) NetApp
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe
3 4 (21.05%) FatWire
3 4 (21.05%) Interwoven
3 4 (21.05%) OpenText
3 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 4 (21.05%) Vignette
3 4 (21.05%) Xerox
4 3 (15.79%) Sencha
5 2 (10.53%) Genesys
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Ariba
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft