Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.41% 2.86% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 7.80% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -16.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £527 £719 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -
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 421 295 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 42.35% 36.69% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 181 300
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +18.46%
10th Percentile £250 £305 £257
90th Percentile £513 £575 £576
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.39 £8.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £21.75 £25.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +30.36% +1.38% +4.23%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +5 17 £406 -24.42% 3
Doncaster +1 3 £470 +44.62%
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (37.50%) Ansible
3 9 (37.50%) SOA
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (33.33%) Puppet
5 7 (29.17%) Docker
6 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) SMS
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) Java EE
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) DataPower
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
7 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Java 8
7 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (16.67%) Liferay
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Alfresco
3 4 (16.67%) Documentum
3 4 (16.67%) Drupal
3 4 (16.67%) FileNet
3 4 (16.67%) Liferay
3 4 (16.67%) LiveCycle
3 4 (16.67%) LiveLink
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (12.50%) JBoss
4 3 (12.50%) Mule
4 3 (12.50%) nginx
4 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SMS
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) SQLite
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) DataStage
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Ant
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) Xcode
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Portal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
1 8 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (20.83%) Java EE
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) Dojo
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) JSR 170
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 3 (12.50%) Ext JS
4 3 (12.50%) JSON
4 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (12.50%) Sencha Touch
4 3 (12.50%) WebGL
4 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) DataPower
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) NHS
4 2 (8.33%) IBM XIV
4 2 (8.33%) IVR
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.83%) Microservices
2 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Java 8
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) GCP
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
2 8 (33.33%) Puppet
3 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.33%) Opsview
6 1 (4.17%) QRadar
6 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe
1 4 (16.67%) FatWire
1 4 (16.67%) Interwoven
1 4 (16.67%) OpenText
1 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
1 4 (16.67%) Vignette
1 4 (16.67%) Xerox
2 3 (12.50%) NetApp
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Sencha
3 2 (8.33%) Genesys
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IronPort
4 1 (4.17%) SaltStack