Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 117 108
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 -33
Contract jobs citing IBM 47 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.37% 1.22% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 3.11% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £287
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,193 1,191 1,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.77% 39.40% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 742 849
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.38% +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 59 54
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +7.17% -5.36%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.69 £9.33
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £24.70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.75 £14.48
% change year-on-year +3.73% +1.86% +6.51%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in West Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in West Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in West Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in West Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Leeds +4 25 £358 -16.86% 4
Wakefield +5 4 £538 - 1
Bradford -15 4 £350 -
Halifax -8 3 £575 +31.43%
Batley - 3 £450 -
Pudsey +4 1 - -
Huddersfield -12 1 £375 +7.14%
Bingley - 1 £425 -
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 15 (31.91%) Unix
2 14 (29.79%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Retail
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle
6 9 (19.15%) Software AG
6 9 (19.15%) TIBCO
6 9 (19.15%) Dell
6 9 (19.15%) Informatica
6 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (19.15%) Boomi
6 9 (19.15%) Apigee
7 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.02%) Anypoint
7 8 (17.02%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (17.02%) Finance
7 8 (17.02%) Java SE
7 8 (17.02%) Java EE
7 8 (17.02%) Windows
7 8 (17.02%) ETL
8 6 (12.77%) IBM Sterling
8 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
9 5 (10.64%) Android
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (10.64%) MuleSoft
9 5 (10.64%) Android Development
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (17.02%) Anypoint
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) CICS
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Apigee
1 9 (19.15%) Boomi
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.64%) DataStage
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) AppScan
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (25.53%) Retail
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Administrator
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) ETL Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Integration Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Java EE
1 8 (17.02%) Java SE
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) ISPF
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.13%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Unix
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Android
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Scrum
3 8 (17.02%) ETL
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Leadership
3 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.64%) Android Development
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile First
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Break/Fix
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) COBOL
3 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Java 8
5 1 (2.13%) JCL
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) CEH
2 1 (2.13%) CISM
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.13%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Control-M
2 3 (6.38%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (6.38%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.26%) Grafana
3 2 (4.26%) Prometheus
3 2 (4.26%) QRadar
4 1 (2.13%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.13%) Nessus
4 1 (2.13%) Nmap
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Dell
2 9 (19.15%) Informatica
2 9 (19.15%) Software AG
2 9 (19.15%) TIBCO
3 6 (12.77%) IBM Sterling
4 5 (10.64%) Axway
4 5 (10.64%) MuleSoft
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) Brocade
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) Hortonworks
7 2 (4.26%) Lotus
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
8 1 (2.13%) BMC