Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 September 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.87% 3.01% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.28% 8.00% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £441 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.10% -11.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £366 £313 £275
90th Percentile £534 £744 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.50

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 South Yorkshire.

All Vendors
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 398 275 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 45.69% 37.57% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 165 283
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £226
90th Percentile £525 £609 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 24
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% +17.41%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.14 £9.30
90th Percentile £39.25 £32.60 £31.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.29% -2.07% +6.66%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Sheffield -2 16 £419 -30.21% 3
Doncaster 0 2 £468 +43.85%
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (48.00%) Ansible
4 11 (44.00%) Docker
4 11 (44.00%) Puppet
4 11 (44.00%) SOA
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) Banking
6 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
6 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (32.00%) Java 8
7 8 (32.00%) Spring Boot
7 8 (32.00%) Microservices
7 8 (32.00%) REST
7 8 (32.00%) DataPower
7 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.00%) LiveCycle
10 4 (16.00%) Sitecore
10 4 (16.00%) Drupal
10 4 (16.00%) Alfresco
10 4 (16.00%) Liferay
10 4 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Alfresco
3 4 (16.00%) Documentum
3 4 (16.00%) Drupal
3 4 (16.00%) FileNet
3 4 (16.00%) Liferay
3 4 (16.00%) LiveCycle
3 4 (16.00%) LiveLink
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Mule
4 2 (8.00%) nginx
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SMS
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) AMQP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) SQLite
3 2 (8.00%) DataStage
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Xcode
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Spring
2 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 8 (32.00%) REST
3 8 (32.00%) Spring Boot
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) Java EE
4 4 (16.00%) JSR 170
4 4 (16.00%) Middleware
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Flex
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) Dojo
5 3 (12.00%) Ext JS
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (12.00%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (12.00%) WebGL
5 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) DataPower
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) NHS
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) LPAR
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) SOA
2 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Microservices
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Java 8
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PMO
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Ansible
2 11 (44.00%) Puppet
3 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
5 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe
1 4 (16.00%) FatWire
1 4 (16.00%) Interwoven
1 4 (16.00%) OpenText
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (16.00%) Vignette
1 4 (16.00%) Xerox
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) Sencha
3 2 (8.00%) Genesys
4 1 (4.00%) Ariba
4 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) MKS
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO