Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for IBM UrbanCode skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM UrbanCode over the 6 months to 12 November 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.

IBM UrbanCode
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 583 622 626
Rank change year-on-year +39 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing IBM UrbanCode 23 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.050% 0.075% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 50 5
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.36% +40.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £400 £509 £288
90th Percentile £600 £700 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £690 £563
% change year-on-year -27.54% +22.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

IBM UrbanCode is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,679 11,069 9,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.80% 20.16% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,724 7,028 5,949
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 204 254
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £20.50 £26.98 £29.15
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £59.63
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

IBM UrbanCode
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing IBM UrbanCode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM UrbanCode in the UK excluding London

IBM UrbanCode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM UrbanCode in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM UrbanCode in the UK excluding London

IBM UrbanCode
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM UrbanCode in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM UrbanCode in the UK excluding London

IBM UrbanCode
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM UrbanCode within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Scotland -1 8 - -
North of England +23 7 £475 -32.14% 5
South West +3 6 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £475 - 3
North West +7 2 - - 2
South East +38 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
IBM UrbanCode
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IBM UrbanCode 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for IBM UrbanCode.

1 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 11 (47.83%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Puppet
4 9 (39.13%) Docker
5 8 (34.78%) AWS
5 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
5 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
6 7 (30.43%) Google
6 7 (30.43%) Splunk
6 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Apache
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Maven
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Analytics
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 6 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (26.09%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (21.74%) Terraform

IBM UrbanCode
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Apache
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (17.39%) IIS
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (8.70%) Confluence
5 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (8.70%) nginx
5 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (8.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) AWS
2 6 (26.09%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (21.74%) Azure
4 4 (17.39%) Datadog
4 4 (17.39%) GCP
4 4 (17.39%) IaaS
4 4 (17.39%) OpenShift
4 4 (17.39%) PaaS
4 4 (17.39%) SaaS
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (13.04%) Serverless
6 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (8.70%) Apigee
6 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (8.70%) Kong
7 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) SSH
3 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) DMZ
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Aerospike
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) Hazelcast
2 2 (8.70%) HBase
2 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
3 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
4 4 (17.39%) Ant
4 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (17.39%) Gradle
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) Zephyr
5 2 (8.70%) Introscope
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) git-flow
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) Middleware
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) OAuth
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) Kafka
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) Vert.x
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.70%) XSL
6 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) DataPower
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Android
4 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 4 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Microservices
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) Project Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) Go
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) HDFS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Terraform
3 4 (17.39%) Nagios
4 3 (13.04%) Consul
5 2 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (8.70%) IBM Guardium
5 2 (8.70%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (4.35%) Automic
6 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) Google
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Splunk
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) AppDynamics
4 4 (17.39%) Micro Focus
4 4 (17.39%) New Relic
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft