Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 828 862
Rank change year-on-year -10 +34 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM Blueworks 28 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.15% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 14
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% -13.89%
10th Percentile £344 £303 £331
90th Percentile £575 £588 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +21.41% +4.33% -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 18,337 12,109 8,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.34% 12.72% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,718 8,404 5,542
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £625 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 165 123
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £56.15 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.28% -7.78% -7.50%

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 February 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 February 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 25 £438 -2.78% 3
UK excluding London +15 17 £475 +21.41%
London -27 11 £406 -26.14% 3
South East - 10 £475 -
South West +16 2 £406 -9.72%
North West - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
North of England - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 17 (60.71%) MS Visio
2 16 (57.14%) BPMN
3 15 (53.57%) IBM
4 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) User Stories
7 8 (28.57%) Six Sigma
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Workflow
9 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 6 (21.43%) Banking
9 6 (21.43%) Document Management
10 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
10 5 (17.86%) Business Process Modelling
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Workflow Management
10 5 (17.86%) Billing
11 4 (14.29%) UML
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (14.29%) Process Management
12 3 (10.71%) BDD
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.71%) Persona Development
12 3 (10.71%) Legal
12 3 (10.71%) Use Case
12 3 (10.71%) JIRA
12 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
13 2 (7.14%) SaaS

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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Billing
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Analyst
2 22 (78.57%) Business Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Pensions Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Process Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Operations Business Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Digital Business Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Process Mapping Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) BPMN
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (32.14%) User Stories
4 8 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Workflow
6 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 6 (21.43%) Document Management
7 5 (17.86%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.86%) Workflow Management
8 4 (14.29%) Process Management
8 4 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (10.71%) Persona Development
9 3 (10.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CBAP
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) IIBA
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) IFRS
2 1 (3.57%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Minitab
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) SAP