Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 753 799
Rank change year-on-year -4 +46 0
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 132 133 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 89 60
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +3.72%
10th Percentile £402 £325 £400
90th Percentile £675 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -3.55%
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 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 +32 121 £500 - 7
UK excluding London +21 75 £450 - 6
London -2 49 £556 +1.14% 3
South East +37 29 £600 +4.35% 1
South West +33 23 £450 -28.00% 2
West Midlands +1 9 £475 +5.56%
Midlands -9 9 £475 +5.56%
North of England +60 8 £360 -34.55% 1
North West +31 7 £360 -34.55%
Scotland +2 4 £363 -18.54% 2
East of England -39 2 £425 +13.33%
North East +64 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 88 (66.67%) IBM
2 51 (38.64%) DataStage
3 48 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (36.36%) ETL
4 45 (34.09%) Finance
5 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (29.55%) Data Modelling
7 36 (27.27%) Banking
8 33 (25.00%) Data Management
8 33 (25.00%) Data Architecture
9 32 (24.24%) Oracle
10 29 (21.97%) Teradata
11 28 (21.21%) SQL
12 26 (19.70%) Retail
13 25 (18.94%) Master Data Management
14 24 (18.18%) Linux
14 24 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
16 19 (14.39%) Java
17 18 (13.64%) Retail Banking
17 18 (13.64%) Data Mapping
18 17 (12.88%) Hadoop
18 17 (12.88%) HBase
18 17 (12.88%) Data Analysis
18 17 (12.88%) Migration
19 16 (12.12%) Netezza
20 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
20 15 (11.36%) MapReduce
21 14 (10.61%) REST
21 14 (10.61%) Microservices

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 11 (8.33%) Confluence
2 8 (6.06%) SAS
3 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.52%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) GitHub
2 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.76%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.64%) DataStage
2 48 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.88%) Hadoop
4 17 (12.88%) HBase
5 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.82%) Big Data
6 9 (6.82%) DB2
7 8 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (4.55%) QualityStage
8 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.03%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Cucumber
2 11 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 11 (8.33%) JIRA
3 10 (7.58%) GitLab
4 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (3.79%) ERwin
7 4 (3.03%) JMeter
7 4 (3.03%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.03%) Selenium
7 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.52%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (34.09%) Finance
2 36 (27.27%) Banking
3 26 (19.70%) Retail
4 18 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Law
7 2 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) Architect
2 45 (34.09%) Developer
3 37 (28.03%) Data Architect
4 25 (18.94%) DataStage Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Consultant
6 8 (6.06%) Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Data Modeller
6 8 (6.06%) ETL Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Data Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Hadoop Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) DataStage ETL Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.03%) Administrator
10 4 (3.03%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) REST
2 8 (6.06%) XML
3 7 (5.30%) Apache Camel
3 7 (5.30%) Kafka
3 7 (5.30%) Spring
3 7 (5.30%) Spring Boot
4 4 (3.03%) JSON
4 4 (3.03%) Samza
4 4 (3.03%) SOAP
4 4 (3.03%) Web Services
4 4 (3.03%) XSD
5 3 (2.27%) MDX
6 2 (1.52%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.52%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.76%) LAMP
7 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) ODBC
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (4.55%) Unix
2 6 (4.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.03%) AIX
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.36%) ETL
2 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.55%) Data Modelling
4 33 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 33 (25.00%) Data Management
5 25 (18.94%) Master Data Management
6 24 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (13.64%) Data Mapping
8 17 (12.88%) Data Analysis
8 17 (12.88%) Migration
9 15 (11.36%) MapReduce
10 14 (10.61%) Microservices
11 13 (9.85%) BDD
11 13 (9.85%) Scrum
11 13 (9.85%) TDD
12 11 (8.33%) Analytics
12 11 (8.33%) Data Integration
12 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.58%) DevOps
13 10 (7.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 19 (14.39%) Java
3 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.06%) Python
4 8 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.03%) C
6 4 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.52%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (1.52%) Pig Latin
8 1 (0.76%) Jython
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) Docker
2 4 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.52%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.76%) HDFS
4 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.27%) Ansible
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
6 1 (0.76%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 88 (66.67%) IBM
2 32 (24.24%) Oracle
3 29 (21.97%) Teradata
4 16 (12.12%) Netezza
5 10 (7.58%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (6.06%) Cognos
6 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.06%) Talend
7 7 (5.30%) SAP
8 6 (4.55%) Informatica
9 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.52%) ESRI
9 2 (1.52%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.52%) OpenText
9 2 (1.52%) Syncsort
9 2 (1.52%) Tableau
10 1 (0.76%) Capita
10 1 (0.76%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.76%) SaltStack