Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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.

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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 100 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -19
Contract jobs citing IBM 58 78 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.05% 1.92% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 5.59% 5.47% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 38
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £312 £261 £325
90th Percentile £510 £444 £458
Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +10.60% +0.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.25% -20.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -56.25% +14.29%

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1038 1426 1688
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.69% 35.05% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 946 1036
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £213
90th Percentile £538 £563 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £342
% change year-on-year - +16.96% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -7.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.50 £8.96
90th Percentile £26.18 £19.51 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.66 £13.60
% change year-on-year +2.53% +0.44% +8.76%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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
Leeds +15 39 £420 +11.63% 1
Halifax +18 13 £370 -10.79%
Pudsey +1 3 £400 +6.67%
Bradford +4 1 - - 1
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 19 (32.76%) Java
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) HP
3 16 (27.59%) WebSphere
4 14 (24.14%) SQL
5 13 (22.41%) Cisco
5 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
7 10 (17.24%) Firewall
7 10 (17.24%) Linux
7 10 (17.24%) F5
8 9 (15.52%) Data Quality
8 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
8 9 (15.52%) AIX
8 9 (15.52%) J2EE
9 8 (13.79%) Windows
9 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (13.79%) Sun
9 8 (13.79%) Change Management
9 8 (13.79%) DataPower
10 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.07%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (12.07%) Pentaho
10 7 (12.07%) TippingPoint
10 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
10 7 (12.07%) Blue Coat
10 7 (12.07%) Splunk
10 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
10 7 (12.07%) NoSQL

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 16 (27.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.45%) StreamWeaver
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) BGP
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (12.07%) DMVPN
2 7 (12.07%) EIGRP
2 7 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (12.07%) IOS XR
2 7 (12.07%) WLAN
3 4 (6.90%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) NAS
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) DMZ
6 1 (1.72%) FTP
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
1 7 (12.07%) Pentaho
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) DataStage
4 2 (3.45%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.45%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Cognos Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Portal Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SAN Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) IT Architect
8 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) J2EE
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) JDBC
5 3 (5.17%) JSP
5 3 (5.17%) Servlets
6 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.45%) JMS
6 2 (3.45%) JNI
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware
6 2 (3.45%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.45%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) ISPF
7 1 (1.72%) JSF
7 1 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) DataPower
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
4 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) AIX
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
4 7 (12.07%) Unix
5 5 (8.62%) Solaris
6 3 (5.17%) zOS
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
2 8 (13.79%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) System Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Analytics
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.90%) Business Development
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.90%) High Availability
6 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (6.90%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (5.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) C
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) Jython
5 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) JCL
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) CCNP
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) RACF
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) KVM
3 1 (1.72%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (12.07%) FortiGate
1 7 (12.07%) HP UCMDB
1 7 (12.07%) OPNET
2 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.72%) zSecure
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) HP
2 13 (22.41%) Cisco
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) F5
4 8 (13.79%) Sun
5 7 (12.07%) Blue Coat
5 7 (12.07%) BMC
5 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
5 7 (12.07%) Informatica
5 7 (12.07%) Motorola
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle
5 7 (12.07%) Splunk
5 7 (12.07%) Talend
5 7 (12.07%) TippingPoint
6 4 (6.90%) Cognos
6 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) Brocade
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
7 3 (5.17%) VMware