The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM InfoSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 121 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 4 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.34% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.33% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £475 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% -26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £575
% change year-on-year -3.12% -30.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.50

IBM InfoSphere is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 455 679 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.94% 25.49% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 381 297
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

IBM InfoSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing IBM InfoSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM InfoSphere in the West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in the West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM InfoSphere in the West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -4 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
IBM InfoSphere
England

IBM InfoSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Data Quality
3 6 (46.15%) DB2
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) DataStage
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Information Governance
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) QualityStage
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Trillium
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) DataFlux
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Case Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Lineage
7 1 (7.69%) Data Lake

IBM InfoSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) DataStage
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) QualityStage
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Data Quality Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Data Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) DataStage Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Information Governance
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Lineage
4 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) DataFlux
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) Trillium
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos