Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 95 75
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 44 66 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.46% 2.07% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 5.10% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 58
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.85% -6.18%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £250
90th Percentile £575 £558 £666
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £448 £398
% change year-on-year -2.23% +12.58% -6.47%
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 1,155 1,294 1,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.32% 40.67% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 808 959
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £216 £250 £247
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.33% -18.33% +30.86%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.45 £8.79
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.00 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.59% +3.43% +7.69%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Halifax +14 19 £438 -2.78% 3
Leeds -16 15 £430 -9.95% 6
Huddersfield - 4 £350 - 1
Bradford -2 1 - - 1
Wakefield -4 1 - - 1
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 18 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) SOA
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (22.73%) Unix
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
5 9 (20.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) Windows
6 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 8 (18.18%) Finance
6 8 (18.18%) DataPower
7 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) IBM Certification
8 6 (13.64%) J2EE
8 6 (13.64%) Banking
8 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (13.64%) System Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
9 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.36%) Maven
9 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.36%) AIX
9 5 (11.36%) XML
9 5 (11.36%) RAD
10 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.09%) JavaScript

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 18 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (4.55%) Tuxedo
6 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.27%) SAP EP
6 1 (2.27%) SAS
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SMS
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) DataStage
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) OLTP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) Ant
2 4 (9.09%) Gradle
2 4 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.27%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Portal Developer
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Developer
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Print Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 3 (6.82%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) J2EE
2 5 (11.36%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.09%) Dojo
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.82%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.55%) JDBC
5 2 (4.55%) JMS
5 2 (4.55%) Kafka
5 2 (4.55%) LDAP
5 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) Velocity
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) DataPower
1 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) AS400
5 2 (4.55%) iSeries
5 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.27%) HACMP
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) AIX
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) SOA
2 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.64%) System Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.36%) RAD
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Task Automation
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) JCL
4 3 (6.82%) COBOL
5 2 (4.55%) RPG
5 2 (4.55%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.27%) ABAP
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) ACF2
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) RACF
2 1 (2.27%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Dell
3 2 (4.55%) EMC
3 2 (4.55%) F5
3 2 (4.55%) NetApp
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Splunk
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.27%) Intel
4 1 (2.27%) Microgen
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Netezza
4 1 (2.27%) New Relic
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas