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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 64 80
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.83% 2.57% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% 7.13% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 20
Median daily rate £423 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.66% +0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £424 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £28.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.55% -20.83%  

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 465 729 830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 33.97% 36.04% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 492 502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 29
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.10 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.35% -27.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Leeds +5 12 £458 +22.00% 5
Halifax +10 11 £399 -7.15%
Pudsey +1 1 £400 +6.66%
Bradford -5 1 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) DB2
3 14 (23.33%) Mainframe
3 14 (23.33%) Splunk
4 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
4 13 (21.67%) Java
5 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.33%) Finance
7 10 (16.67%) zOS
8 9 (15.00%) CICS
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (15.00%) SQL
8 9 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (13.33%) DevOps
9 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 8 (13.33%) Data Quality
9 8 (13.33%) iPad
9 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 8 (13.33%) CA Service Virtualization
9 8 (13.33%) Syncsort
9 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
9 8 (13.33%) SAP
9 8 (13.33%) Windows
9 8 (13.33%) LDAP
9 8 (13.33%) CA
9 8 (13.33%) HP
10 7 (11.67%) Cisco
10 7 (11.67%) HTTP

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 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.00%) CICS
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.00%) Confluence
5 2 (3.33%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) LDAP
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) HTTP
3 6 (10.00%) BGP
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (10.00%) DMVPN
3 6 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (10.00%) IOS XR
3 6 (10.00%) WLAN
4 5 (8.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.67%) DMZ
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) SSL
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) DB2
2 7 (11.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) DataStage
5 1 (1.67%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.67%) Power BI
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) git-flow
3 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (5.00%) JMeter
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) MSTest
4 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Billing
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 9 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Data Quality Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Data Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) JMS
2 6 (10.00%) J2EE
3 5 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) ISPF
4 4 (6.67%) Spring
5 3 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.00%) CSS
5 3 (5.00%) HTML
5 3 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) OSGi
7 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.67%) JDBC
7 1 (1.67%) JSF
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) JSP
7 1 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) Servlets
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Mainframe
2 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) iPad
3 6 (10.00%) DataPower
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) iSeries
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Tandem
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) zOS
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) SUSE
4 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps
4 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) ETL
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.33%) Information Governance
7 4 (6.67%) B2B
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) JCL
4 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.67%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) Fortran
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) REXX
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) CCNP
1 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) KVM
3 1 (1.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) CA Service Virtualization
1 8 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (10.00%) CA Endevor
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (10.00%) OPNET
3 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (3.33%) vRealize
5 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Splunk
3 8 (13.33%) CA
3 8 (13.33%) HP
3 8 (13.33%) SAP
3 8 (13.33%) Syncsort
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco
5 6 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (10.00%) BMC
5 6 (10.00%) F5
5 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.00%) Motorola
5 6 (10.00%) TippingPoint
6 5 (8.33%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (5.00%) Axway
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle
8 2 (3.33%) Sun
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago