Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 775 762 762
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -26
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 102 66 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 77
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £358 £406 £359
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £550 £463
% change year-on-year -14.09% +18.92% +3.93%
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 22,636 20,842 23,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.49% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,705 13,959 16,081
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 395
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% +8.10% -15.20%
10th Percentile £14.65 £9.94 £12.08
90th Percentile £54.63 £49.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.04% -14.60%

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 19 April 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 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 InfoSphere within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 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 -8 101 £500 -9.09% 12
UK excluding London -7 56 £473 -14.09% 13
London -13 45 £500 -9.09%
South West - 19 £438 - 5
East of England +4 13 £475 - 1
North of England +3 12 £500 -9.09% 2
South East -27 11 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -12 6 - -
North West -13 6 £500 -9.09% 1
Midlands -5 1 - - 2
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 69 (67.65%) IBM
2 68 (66.67%) DataStage
3 43 (42.16%) ETL
4 37 (36.27%) Teradata
5 35 (34.31%) Oracle
5 35 (34.31%) SQL
6 34 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (32.35%) Finance
8 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (28.43%) Data Modelling
9 29 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
11 24 (23.53%) Banking
12 22 (21.57%) Migration
13 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (16.67%) Retail Banking
15 16 (15.69%) QualityStage
16 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
16 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
17 13 (12.75%) Data Integration
17 13 (12.75%) Data Quality
17 13 (12.75%) Data Management
18 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (11.76%) Unix
18 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
19 11 (10.78%) XML
19 11 (10.78%) SAP
19 11 (10.78%) DB2
19 11 (10.78%) Logistics
19 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 3 (2.94%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) FTP
2 3 (2.94%) SMS
3 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (66.67%) DataStage
2 34 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
4 16 (15.69%) QualityStage
5 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (10.78%) DB2
6 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (8.82%) Informix
8 8 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (6.86%) Data Lake
10 6 (5.88%) Power BI
11 5 (4.90%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (3.92%) Triplestore
13 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.96%) OLTP
14 2 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) ERwin
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.92%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (2.94%) ER Studio
6 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.96%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.96%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (1.96%) Toad
7 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) Banking
3 17 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Electronics
7 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (50.98%) Developer
2 41 (40.20%) DataStage Developer
3 19 (18.63%) ETL Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Architect
5 14 (13.73%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Data Architect
7 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Environment Manager
9 5 (4.90%) DataStage Specialist
10 4 (3.92%) Data Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Data Architect
10 4 (3.92%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 3 (2.94%) Data Modeller
11 3 (2.94%) DataStage Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) XML
2 9 (8.82%) Middleware
3 8 (7.84%) XML Schema
4 7 (6.86%) MDX
5 1 (0.98%) J2EE
5 1 (0.98%) ODBC
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.98%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Unix
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) ETL
2 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (28.43%) Data Modelling
4 22 (21.57%) Migration
5 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.75%) Data Integration
6 13 (12.75%) Data Management
7 11 (10.78%) Logistics
8 9 (8.82%) ETL Development
8 9 (8.82%) SDLC
9 8 (7.84%) Coaching
9 8 (7.84%) Data Architecture
9 8 (7.84%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.84%) Metadata Management
9 8 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Data Mapping
10 7 (6.86%) Master Data Management
11 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.92%) Python
5 3 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) Java
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 69 (67.65%) IBM
2 37 (36.27%) Teradata
3 35 (34.31%) Oracle
4 11 (10.78%) SAP
5 9 (8.82%) Netezza
6 5 (4.90%) Informatica
7 4 (3.92%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.92%) Citrix
7 4 (3.92%) Cognos
7 4 (3.92%) HP
8 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.96%) Siebel
10 1 (0.98%) Adobe
10 1 (0.98%) IFS
10 1 (0.98%) Talend