Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 86 89
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 55 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.62% 2.27% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.67% 6.26% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 42
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +13.90% -1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £260
90th Percentile £588 £508 £442
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £363
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.55% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.50

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 1,177 1,006 1,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.69% 36.24% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 614 937
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +15.94%
10th Percentile £259 £266 £275
90th Percentile £561 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 47
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -14.29% +0.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.80 £8.79
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.90 £21.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +36.69% -8.77% +9.62%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +3 17 £506 +26.96%
Leeds -53 15 £469 +10.29% 6
Bradford +5 10 £400 - 1
Pudsey 0 4 - -
Wakefield - 3 £475 -
Huddersfield - 2 £363 - 3
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 19 (34.55%) Oracle
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) Unix
4 10 (18.18%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) Dell
5 9 (16.36%) AIX
5 9 (16.36%) Migration
5 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (16.36%) MuleSoft
5 9 (16.36%) Anypoint
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (14.55%) Java EE
6 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (14.55%) ETL
6 8 (14.55%) TIBCO
7 7 (12.73%) DataStage
7 7 (12.73%) Software AG
7 7 (12.73%) Informatica
7 7 (12.73%) Java SE
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
7 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.73%) Banking
7 7 (12.73%) Retail
7 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.73%) CentOS
7 7 (12.73%) Apigee

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 9 (16.36%) Anypoint
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.82%) Mule
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (5.45%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Boomi
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.64%) SMS
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.73%) DataStage
3 3 (5.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (5.45%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.82%) OLAP
5 1 (1.82%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.82%) AppScan
2 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.82%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Banking
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Consultant
2 6 (10.91%) Print Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Integration Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Cognos BI Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Designer
4 4 (7.27%) ETL Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) MuleSoft Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Designer
4 4 (7.27%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Automation Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Java EE
2 7 (12.73%) Java SE
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) Kafka
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (5.45%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) DataPower
5 1 (1.82%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Unix
3 9 (16.36%) AIX
4 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.73%) CentOS
6 6 (10.91%) HPUX
6 6 (10.91%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (14.55%) ETL
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (12.73%) Scrum
3 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
4 6 (10.91%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (10.91%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) Task Automation
6 4 (7.27%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
6 4 (7.27%) Data Mapping
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) COBOL
4 3 (5.45%) JCL
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CISMP
1 4 (7.27%) CISSP
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.45%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (5.45%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) Dell
3 9 (16.36%) MuleSoft
4 8 (14.55%) TIBCO
5 7 (12.73%) Apigee
5 7 (12.73%) Informatica
5 7 (12.73%) Software AG
6 6 (10.91%) EMC
6 6 (10.91%) HP
7 4 (7.27%) Brocade
7 4 (7.27%) Cognos
7 4 (7.27%) Hitachi
8 3 (5.45%) Netezza
8 3 (5.45%) VMware
9 2 (3.64%) Hortonworks
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.64%) Snow
10 1 (1.82%) Microgen
10 1 (1.82%) Splunk