Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 855 848
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 +39
Contract jobs citing IBM Blueworks 31 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.13% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 31
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £364 £256
90th Percentile £540 £534 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
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 24,649 17,450 12,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.65% 16.91% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,077 12,123 8,655
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 223 188
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £62.94 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.06
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.04% -24.18%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -19 30 £415 -2.35% 3
UK excluding London -18 21 £400 -5.88% 3
South East -13 15 £400 -5.88% 3
London -10 10 £513 +28.13%
North of England -14 3 £415 -17.00%
North East -2 2 - -
South West -29 2 £475 +5.56%
Scotland -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -11 1 £415 -17.00%

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 26 (83.87%) IBM
2 16 (51.61%) BPMN
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 14 (45.16%) MS Visio
5 13 (41.94%) Workshop Facilitation
6 12 (38.71%) Six Sigma
7 10 (32.26%) Billing
8 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (22.58%) Document Management
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
11 4 (12.90%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) Process Management
12 3 (9.68%) Banking
12 3 (9.68%) Retail
12 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
12 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
12 3 (9.68%) JIRA
12 3 (9.68%) Use Case
12 3 (9.68%) Transition Management
12 3 (9.68%) Robotic Process Automation
12 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (9.68%) Business Process Analysis
12 3 (9.68%) Business Process Modelling
13 2 (6.45%) Cognitive Analytics
13 2 (6.45%) Thought Leadership
13 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
13 2 (6.45%) 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) WebEx
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Business Analyst
3 16 (51.61%) Process Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Pensions Analyst
5 10 (32.26%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) BPM Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business Finance Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) HR Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) P2P Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Process Modeller
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Dojo
1 2 (6.45%) DOM
1 2 (6.45%) jQuery
1 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) BPMN
2 13 (41.94%) Workshop Facilitation
3 12 (38.71%) Six Sigma
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) Document Management
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (12.90%) Process Management
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Transition Management
8 3 (9.68%) Use Case
9 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
9 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (6.45%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ACCA
1 1 (3.23%) CIMA
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Pega
2 2 (6.45%) webMethods
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus
3 1 (3.23%) SAP