Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IBM Blueworks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Blueworks over the 6 months to 25 June 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.

IBM Blueworks Live
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 797 853
Rank change year-on-year -36 +56 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM Blueworks 45 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.22% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 14
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% -22.50%
10th Percentile £356 £353 £344
90th Percentile £613 £531 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Blueworks is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,503 12,396 9,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.40% 13.53% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,968 8,540 6,707
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 176 155
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.88 £11.70
90th Percentile £56.25 £60.50 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%

IBM Blueworks
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM Blueworks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Blueworks in the UK

IBM Blueworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Blueworks in the UK

IBM Blueworks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Blueworks over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Blueworks in the UK

IBM Blueworks
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Blueworks within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 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
England -25 42 £456 +7.35% 1
UK excluding London -25 29 £475 +11.76% 1
South East +3 23 £475 +11.76% 1
London -44 16 £525 +5.00%
South West +7 2 £363 -19.44%
Wales - 2 £500 -
Scotland -39 1 £475 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Blueworks 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 with a requirement for IBM Blueworks.

1 27 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 23 (51.11%) IBM
3 18 (40.00%) BPMN
3 18 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (31.11%) Business Analysis
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) Workflow
6 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (17.78%) Business Process Modelling
7 8 (17.78%) Business Process Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Six Sigma
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) Document Management
9 6 (13.33%) BPR
9 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 6 (13.33%) JIRA
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) User Stories
10 5 (11.11%) TM Forum
10 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Workflow Management
10 5 (11.11%) Billing
10 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.11%) CMMI

IBM Blueworks
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (8.89%) Confluence
1 4 (8.89%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Billing
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Analyst
2 25 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 23 (51.11%) Process Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Pensions Analyst
5 10 (22.22%) Business Process Analyst
5 10 (22.22%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Data Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Designer
10 2 (4.44%) HR Business Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Operations Business Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
1 4 (8.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) TM Forum
3 4 (8.89%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.67%) APACS
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) BPMN
1 18 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (31.11%) Business Analysis
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 9 (20.00%) Workflow
5 8 (17.78%) Business Process Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (17.78%) Six Sigma
6 7 (15.56%) Document Management
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) BPR
7 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.11%) CMMI
8 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) User Stories
8 5 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CBAP
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) IIBA
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) IFRS
1 4 (8.89%) IFRS 9
2 3 (6.67%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) BT
5 1 (2.22%) Casewise