Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 822 864
Rank change year-on-year -18 +42 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM Blueworks 48 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.22% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 24
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £363 £353 £251
90th Percentile £555 £515 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +16.14%
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 22,296 14,750 11,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.70% 14.93% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,310 10,119 8,053
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.76%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £645 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 215 179
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.85% -17.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £63.79 £63.75 £48.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.98 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.80% +11.65% -26.09%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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 46 £425 - 2
UK excluding London -11 33 £400 -5.88% 2
South East +2 25 £400 -5.88% 1
London -5 15 £513 +44.37%
North of England -21 3 £415 -17.00%
North East -8 2 - -
Scotland -18 2 £475 +33.33%
South West - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire -14 1 £415 -17.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 33 (68.75%) IBM
2 27 (56.25%) MS Visio
3 23 (47.92%) BPMN
4 21 (43.75%) Finance
5 14 (29.17%) Six Sigma
6 13 (27.08%) Billing
7 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.83%) Document Management
10 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
11 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
12 7 (14.58%) Target Operating Model
12 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.50%) Workflow
13 6 (12.50%) BPR
13 6 (12.50%) Use Case
14 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
14 5 (10.42%) JIRA
14 5 (10.42%) Business Process Modelling
14 5 (10.42%) Process Management
15 4 (8.33%) Scrum
15 4 (8.33%) Banking
15 4 (8.33%) XML
15 4 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
15 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
15 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (6.25%) Confluence
16 3 (6.25%) Robotic Process Automation
16 3 (6.25%) Transition Management

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 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (56.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.08%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Billing
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Analyst
2 29 (60.42%) Business Analyst
3 27 (56.25%) Process Analyst
4 18 (37.50%) Pensions Analyst
5 14 (29.17%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) BPM Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) HR Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) HR Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) Dojo
2 2 (4.17%) DOM
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) APACS
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) TM Forum
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) BPMN
2 14 (29.17%) Six Sigma
3 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Document Management
6 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
7 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.58%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (12.50%) BPR
8 6 (12.50%) Use Case
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
9 5 (10.42%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Process Management
10 4 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
1 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO 8583
2 2 (4.17%) IFRS
2 2 (4.17%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Informatica
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Pega
2 2 (4.17%) webMethods
3 1 (2.08%) Casewise
3 1 (2.08%) SAP