Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 857 877
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM Blueworks 35 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.039% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £364 £255 £323
90th Percentile £534 £545 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -23.08%
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 17223 12486 7540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.67% 12.08% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11952 8601 5112
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 190 114
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.48 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.76 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% -24.31% +28.57%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Blueworks in the UK

IBM Blueworks
Top 11 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 12 December 2017. 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 -21 32 £425 +6.25%
UK excluding London +28 23 £425 +9.68%
South East - 14 £425 -
London -22 12 £400 -
North of England - 4 £500 -
Scotland -5 3 - -
North West - 2 - -
South West +5 1 £450 -14.29%
East of England -21 1 £525 +10.53%
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Blueworks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IBM Blueworks.

1 26 (74.29%) IBM
2 25 (71.43%) MS Visio
3 21 (60.00%) Finance
3 21 (60.00%) BPMN
4 17 (48.57%) Six Sigma
5 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
7 12 (34.29%) Banking
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) Billing
10 9 (25.71%) Document Management
10 9 (25.71%) User Stories
11 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (17.14%) Workflow
13 6 (17.14%) Scrum
13 6 (17.14%) Business Process Modelling
14 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 5 (14.29%) Workflow Management
14 5 (14.29%) Process Management
15 4 (11.43%) CRM
15 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
15 4 (11.43%) UML
15 4 (11.43%) Project Management
15 4 (11.43%) Target Operating Model
16 3 (8.57%) Fintech
16 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
16 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
16 3 (8.57%) Marketing

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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Billing
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Back Office
5 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Process Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Pensions Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Workflow Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Junior
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Salesforce Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Fintech
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) BPMN
2 17 (48.57%) Six Sigma
3 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.71%) Document Management
6 9 (25.71%) User Stories
7 6 (17.14%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) Workflow
8 5 (14.29%) Process Management
8 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.29%) Workflow Management
9 4 (11.43%) CRM
9 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.43%) Project Management
9 4 (11.43%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (11.43%) UML
10 3 (8.57%) BPR
10 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CBAP
1 1 (2.86%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.86%) Minitab
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Thunderhead