Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 756 762
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +25
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 128 100 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 70
UK median daily rate £494 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £355 £330 £396
90th Percentile £679 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.00 - -

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 21,880 21,520 24,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.97% 22.58% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,223 14,353 16,586
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 311 429
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -6.07% +9.09%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.54 £48.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -10.17% +8.26%

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 22 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Top 13 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 22 January 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 +25 122 £500 - 7
UK excluding London +12 70 £450 -10.00% 8
London -11 55 £513 -6.82%
South West +32 26 £450 -28.00% 2
South East -3 26 £575 - 3
North of England +34 9 £500 -9.09% 1
North West +7 7 £500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -25 4 £425 -5.56%
Midlands -33 4 £425 -5.56%
Scotland -16 3 £363 -18.54% 1
East of England -25 2 £425 -10.53% 1
North East +50 1 £325 +8.33%
Yorkshire +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM InfoSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 83 (64.84%) IBM
2 59 (46.09%) DataStage
3 46 (35.94%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (33.59%) ETL
5 39 (30.47%) Finance
6 36 (28.13%) Banking
6 36 (28.13%) Data Management
7 35 (27.34%) Data Modelling
8 34 (26.56%) SQL
9 32 (25.00%) Teradata
10 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (24.22%) Data Architecture
11 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
12 28 (21.88%) Oracle
13 27 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (20.31%) Master Data Management
15 20 (15.63%) Retail
16 19 (14.84%) Data Analysis
16 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (14.84%) Retail Banking
17 18 (14.06%) Migration
17 18 (14.06%) T-SQL
18 17 (13.28%) Data Mapping
19 16 (12.50%) Linux
20 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
21 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
22 12 (9.38%) Java
23 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 11 (8.59%) Jenkins

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 6 (4.69%) Confluence
1 6 (4.69%) SAS
2 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.56%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.56%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.78%) Linode
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (46.09%) DataStage
2 46 (35.94%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
4 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
6 10 (7.81%) HBase
7 8 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (5.47%) DB2
8 7 (5.47%) QualityStage
9 6 (4.69%) Power BI
10 5 (3.91%) Big Data
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (3.13%) PowerCenter
12 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.47%) IntelliJ
3 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.69%) ERwin
3 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.69%) GitLab
3 6 (4.69%) JIRA
4 3 (2.34%) JMeter
4 3 (2.34%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.34%) Selenium
4 3 (2.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (30.47%) Finance
2 36 (28.13%) Banking
3 20 (15.63%) Retail
4 19 (14.84%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (37.50%) Architect
2 43 (33.59%) Developer
3 36 (28.13%) Data Architect
4 33 (25.78%) DataStage Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Consultant
7 8 (6.25%) Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Data Modeller
8 6 (4.69%) Environment Manager
9 4 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) ETL Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Software Architect
10 3 (2.34%) Administrator
10 3 (2.34%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.34%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (2.34%) Data Consultant
10 3 (2.34%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) Apache Camel
1 7 (5.47%) MDX
1 7 (5.47%) REST
1 7 (5.47%) Spring
1 7 (5.47%) Spring Boot
2 5 (3.91%) Web Services
2 5 (3.91%) XML
3 3 (2.34%) JSON
3 3 (2.34%) SOAP
3 3 (2.34%) XSD
4 2 (1.56%) Kafka
5 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.78%) J2EE
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) ODBC
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (3.91%) Unix
3 4 (3.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) ETL
2 36 (28.13%) Data Management
3 35 (27.34%) Data Modelling
4 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.22%) Data Architecture
5 27 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (20.31%) Master Data Management
7 19 (14.84%) Data Analysis
8 18 (14.06%) Migration
9 17 (13.28%) Data Mapping
10 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.59%) Information Governance
12 10 (7.81%) Data Integration
13 9 (7.03%) Coaching
14 8 (6.25%) ETL Development
14 8 (6.25%) MapReduce
14 8 (6.25%) Microservices
15 7 (5.47%) Data Governance
15 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) SQL
2 18 (14.06%) T-SQL
3 12 (9.38%) Java
4 9 (7.03%) Python
5 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.13%) C
6 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.34%) C++
8 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.56%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (1.56%) Pig Latin
9 1 (0.78%) Jython
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.34%) Ansible
2 3 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (64.84%) IBM
2 32 (25.00%) Teradata
3 28 (21.88%) Oracle
4 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.03%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (7.03%) Netezza
5 6 (4.69%) Informatica
5 6 (4.69%) SAP
6 5 (3.91%) Talend
7 3 (2.34%) Cognos
8 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.56%) ESRI
8 2 (1.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.56%) OpenText
8 2 (1.56%) Siebel
8 2 (1.56%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.78%) IFS
9 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau