Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 753 754
Rank change year-on-year -60 +1 +48
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 66 129 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 79 91
UK median daily rate £438 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -1.30%
10th Percentile £366 £395 £325
90th Percentile £500 £678 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 23,134 22,067 23,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.61% 22.21% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,134 14,919 15,911
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 276 393
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.12%
10th Percentile £12.37 £13.70 £11.05
90th Percentile £56.55 £54.38 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -0.66%

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 21 October 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 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 21 October 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 -57 64 £438 -12.50% 7
UK excluding London -56 43 £450 - 10
South West -20 28 £456 +1.39% 5
London -39 23 £435 -21.80%
South East -32 6 £450 -25.00% 1
North of England -34 4 £313 -13.19% 1
Yorkshire -21 3 - - 1
Scotland -23 2 - - 3
Midlands -27 2 £450 -5.26%
North East +4 1 £313 -3.85%
West Midlands -28 1 £450 -5.26%
East of England - 1 £575 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (68.18%) DataStage
2 43 (65.15%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (59.09%) IBM
4 37 (56.06%) ETL
5 34 (51.52%) SQL
6 32 (48.48%) Finance
7 30 (45.45%) Teradata
7 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (31.82%) Oracle
10 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 20 (30.30%) Data Modelling
11 17 (25.76%) T-SQL
11 17 (25.76%) Banking
12 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (21.21%) Retail Banking
13 14 (21.21%) Data Analysis
13 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (19.70%) Migration
14 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (18.18%) DB2
15 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 12 (18.18%) Netezza
15 12 (18.18%) Data Governance
15 12 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
16 11 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
16 11 (16.67%) ITIL
16 11 (16.67%) 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 10 (15.15%) SAS
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SMS
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) NAS
3 1 (1.52%) PABX
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (68.18%) DataStage
2 43 (65.15%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (18.18%) DB2
5 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (10.61%) QualityStage
9 5 (7.58%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (7.58%) Power BI
10 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
10 3 (4.55%) OLAP
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
12 1 (1.52%) Big Data
12 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.52%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) ERwin
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) GitLab
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Banking
3 14 (21.21%) Retail Banking
4 10 (15.15%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) DataStage Developer
3 12 (18.18%) ETL Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Data Modeller
4 8 (12.12%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Data Migration Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.55%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) SSAS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SSRS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) EDI
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (3.03%) XML
1 2 (3.03%) XML Messaging
1 2 (3.03%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Tika
2 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.52%) Lucene
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.52%) TinkerPop
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) PACS
4 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) iSeries
5 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.52%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Linux
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) HPUX
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) ETL
2 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (30.30%) Data Modelling
5 14 (21.21%) Data Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Migration
6 13 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (18.18%) Data Governance
7 12 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
8 11 (16.67%) Data Management
8 11 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 11 (16.67%) ITIL
9 10 (15.15%) Inmon Methodology
10 9 (13.64%) Data Lineage
11 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
11 8 (12.12%) Data Security
12 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
12 7 (10.61%) ETL Development
12 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) C
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) Jython
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) R
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) CISA
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Nagios
1 1 (1.52%) OpenNMS
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) IBM
2 30 (45.45%) Teradata
3 21 (31.82%) Oracle
4 12 (18.18%) Netezza
5 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.06%) Google
6 4 (6.06%) Talend
7 3 (4.55%) CA
7 3 (4.55%) Cognos
7 3 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.03%) Informatica
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix
9 1 (1.52%) HP
9 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.52%) RapidMiner
9 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.52%) Unisys