Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM InfoSphere over the 6 months to 18 July 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 InfoSphere
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 759 763
Rank change year-on-year -51 +4 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 81 81 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 87
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - -1.30%
10th Percentile £374 £406 £338
90th Percentile £588 £599 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM InfoSphere is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,466 21,330 24,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.67% 22.45% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,368 14,170 16,289
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £616 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 267 379
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £13.98 £10.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.35% +5.00% +20.00%

IBM InfoSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 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 -33 81 £488 +2.63% 17
UK excluding London -8 58 £475 +5.56% 15
South West +26 26 £456 +1.39% 9
London -43 23 £500 - 1
East of England - 12 £525 -
South East -22 10 £485 +2.11% 3
North of England -20 9 £381 +15.53% 1
Yorkshire -27 5 - -
North West -25 3 £450 +36.36% 1
Midlands -17 1 - - 2
West Midlands -31 1 - -
North East - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 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 InfoSphere.

1 59 (72.84%) DataStage
2 51 (62.96%) IBM
3 43 (53.09%) ETL
4 40 (49.38%) Finance
5 39 (48.15%) Teradata
5 39 (48.15%) Oracle
6 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (39.51%) SQL
9 26 (32.10%) Data Modelling
10 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (25.93%) Data Quality
12 20 (24.69%) Banking
12 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (23.46%) Data Management
14 18 (22.22%) Migration
14 18 (22.22%) Unix
14 18 (22.22%) DB2
14 18 (22.22%) Data Integration
15 16 (19.75%) Retail Banking
15 16 (19.75%) Linux
15 16 (19.75%) QualityStage
16 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 15 (18.52%) Netezza
17 13 (16.05%) XML
17 13 (16.05%) SDLC
17 13 (16.05%) Data Governance
18 12 (14.81%) Metadata Management
18 12 (14.81%) ITIL
18 12 (14.81%) Windows

IBM InfoSphere
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 8 (9.88%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) Linode
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) FTP
2 7 (8.64%) SMS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) NAS
3 1 (1.23%) PABX
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (72.84%) DataStage
2 36 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (22.22%) DB2
4 16 (19.75%) QualityStage
5 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 9 (11.11%) Informix
7 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
8 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.41%) Data Lake
10 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.94%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (4.94%) Triplestore
12 2 (2.47%) Big Data
12 2 (2.47%) QlikView
12 2 (2.47%) WebFOCUS
13 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) ERwin
2 6 (7.41%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) ER Studio
6 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.47%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (2.47%) Toad
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Banking
3 16 (19.75%) Retail Banking
4 8 (9.88%) Retail
5 5 (6.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.70%) Marketing
7 2 (2.47%) Back Office
7 2 (2.47%) Electronics
7 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) DataStage Developer
3 22 (27.16%) ETL Developer
4 15 (18.52%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 14 (17.28%) Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Data Modeller
6 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) DataStage Specialist
9 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Lead Data Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.47%) ETL Consultant
11 2 (2.47%) Integration Architect
11 2 (2.47%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) XML
2 10 (12.35%) XML Schema
3 9 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.23%) LAMP
5 1 (1.23%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.47%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Unix
2 16 (19.75%) Linux
3 12 (14.81%) Windows
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) HPUX
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) ETL
2 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) Data Modelling
4 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (23.46%) Data Management
7 18 (22.22%) Data Integration
7 18 (22.22%) Migration
8 13 (16.05%) Data Governance
8 13 (16.05%) SDLC
9 12 (14.81%) ITIL
9 12 (14.81%) Metadata Management
10 11 (13.58%) Data Lineage
11 10 (12.35%) Data Architecture
11 10 (12.35%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (11.11%) Data Migration
12 9 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (11.11%) Logistics
13 8 (9.88%) Data Analysis
13 8 (9.88%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) Jython
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) R
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) CISA
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.93%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.70%) GCP
3 2 (2.47%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) IBM
2 39 (48.15%) Oracle
2 39 (48.15%) Teradata
3 15 (18.52%) Netezza
4 7 (8.64%) SAP
5 6 (7.41%) Cognos
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix
6 5 (6.17%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.94%) Google
8 3 (3.70%) CA
8 3 (3.70%) Informatica
8 3 (3.70%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.70%) Talend
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.47%) VMware
10 1 (1.23%) Adobe
10 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.23%) Unisys