Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 53 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM 29 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.89% 2.47% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 6.48% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 10
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £444 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +26.79% -9.68%
10th Percentile £289 £413 £322
90th Percentile £575 £588 £468
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £436 £448
% change year-on-year -8.31% -2.51% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 366 324 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 36.42% 38.16% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 172 261
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +16.44% -2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £214 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +1.87% +41.70%
10th Percentile £9.10 £11.08 £13.18
90th Percentile £38.50 £38.46 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.93 £15.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year -0.50% +3.59% +1.61%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -22 19 £475 +10.47% 6
Barnsley - 6 £425 -
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 17 (58.62%) Windows
1 17 (58.62%) NetBackup
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) EMC
2 15 (51.72%) NetApp
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
3 14 (48.28%) SAN
3 14 (48.28%) Google
4 13 (44.83%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) Oracle
6 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
6 11 (37.93%) Veritas
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco
8 9 (31.03%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
9 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
10 7 (24.14%) Big Data
10 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
10 7 (24.14%) Banking
10 7 (24.14%) Unix
11 6 (20.69%) Spring
11 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
11 6 (20.69%) IaaS
11 6 (20.69%) PaaS

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 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) CICS
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) IaaS
2 6 (20.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) Kerberos
2 5 (17.24%) NAS
3 4 (13.79%) FCoE
3 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
3 4 (13.79%) VSAN
3 4 (13.79%) WebEx
4 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (24.14%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
1 5 (17.24%) Maven
1 5 (17.24%) Rational Application Developer
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) NetBackup Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) NetBackup Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) NAS Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) EAI Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) EAI Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) NetBackup Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) React Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAN Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SAN Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
1 6 (20.69%) Spring
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Java EE
2 5 (17.24%) JAX-RS
2 5 (17.24%) JAX-WS
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) SOAP
2 5 (17.24%) WCF
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) Flash
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) JPA
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) AOP
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.24%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.45%) COBOL
6 1 (3.45%) JCL
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) REXX
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) ACF2
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) RACF
2 1 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) EMC
1 15 (51.72%) NetApp
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Google
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) Veritas
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) MKS
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO