Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 99 107
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 87 89 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.74% 2.09% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.61% 5.56% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 55
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +11.26% +0.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £261
90th Percentile £588 £532 £542
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.68% +13.10% -33.21%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,888 1,602 2,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.80% 37.62% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,224 937 1,447
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 92
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.65 £25.10 £22.45
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
West Yorkshire -22 53 £450 +9.76% 8
South Yorkshire -4 24 £413 -1.79% 6
North Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 29 (33.33%) Java
2 27 (31.03%) Oracle
3 22 (25.29%) Windows
4 19 (21.84%) Linux
4 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.69%) Java EE
6 15 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (17.24%) Finance
6 15 (17.24%) Dell
7 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (16.09%) Retail
7 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
8 13 (14.94%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (14.94%) Migration
8 13 (14.94%) Scrum
8 13 (14.94%) WebSphere
9 12 (13.79%) Unix
9 12 (13.79%) SOA
9 12 (13.79%) ETL
9 12 (13.79%) SQL
9 12 (13.79%) TIBCO
9 12 (13.79%) Mainframe
9 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.79%) Anypoint
9 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (12.64%) Boomi
10 11 (12.64%) Apigee
10 11 (12.64%) Software AG
10 11 (12.64%) Informatica
10 11 (12.64%) XML

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (14.94%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.79%) Anypoint
3 9 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (8.05%) JBoss
4 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.60%) Apache
6 4 (4.60%) Documentum
6 4 (4.60%) Drupal
6 4 (4.60%) FileNet
6 4 (4.60%) Liferay
6 4 (4.60%) LiveCycle
6 4 (4.60%) LiveLink
6 4 (4.60%) Mule
7 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.45%) nginx
7 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) EngageOne
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Boomi
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) SMS
2 6 (6.90%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) DNS
3 3 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.45%) SSL
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) WebEx
5 1 (1.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.49%) DataStage
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.45%) SQLite
6 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.30%) Power BI
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.15%) OLAP
7 1 (1.15%) OLTP
7 1 (1.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.45%) Ant
5 3 (3.45%) Xcode
6 2 (2.30%) AppScan
6 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.30%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.15%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Retail
3 9 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Integration Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Cognos Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Cognos BI Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Linux Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) MuleSoft Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Print Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) TM1 Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Unix Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) Java EE
2 11 (12.64%) XML
3 10 (11.49%) Java SE
3 10 (11.49%) REST
3 10 (11.49%) SOAP
4 9 (10.34%) Spring
5 7 (8.05%) Web Services
6 6 (6.90%) CSS
6 6 (6.90%) jQuery
6 6 (6.90%) JSON
7 5 (5.75%) Middleware
7 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.60%) .NET
8 4 (4.60%) Dojo
8 4 (4.60%) HTML
8 4 (4.60%) JSR 170
9 3 (3.45%) Apache Flex
9 3 (3.45%) J2EE
9 3 (3.45%) OpenGL
9 3 (3.45%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.90%) DataPower
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 3 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.45%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.45%) NHS
7 2 (2.30%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.30%) IVR
7 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.15%) Derivative
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Replication
8 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.15%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) Linux
3 12 (13.79%) Unix
4 8 (9.20%) AIX
5 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.90%) CentOS
7 5 (5.75%) HPUX
7 5 (5.75%) Solaris
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.45%) Android
9 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (14.94%) Migration
3 13 (14.94%) Scrum
4 12 (13.79%) ETL
4 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (13.79%) SOA
5 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.90%) Analytics
8 6 (6.90%) ITIL
8 6 (6.90%) Microservices
9 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.75%) DevOps
9 5 (5.75%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.75%) Information Security
9 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 6 (6.90%) C++
4 5 (5.75%) Java 8
4 5 (5.75%) Python
5 4 (4.60%) Perl
6 3 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) COBOL
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.45%) Ruby
6 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) JCL
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) CISMP
1 4 (4.60%) CISSP
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) PMO
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) GCP
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) ACF2
4 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) RACF
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Ansible
2 8 (9.20%) Puppet
3 6 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 6 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
4 3 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.30%) HP Fortify
5 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.30%) Opsview
6 1 (1.15%) Control-M
6 1 (1.15%) QRadar
6 1 (1.15%) SCCM
6 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) Dell
3 12 (13.79%) TIBCO
4 11 (12.64%) Apigee
4 11 (12.64%) Informatica
4 11 (12.64%) Software AG
5 9 (10.34%) Cognos
5 9 (10.34%) MuleSoft
6 6 (6.90%) EMC
6 6 (6.90%) HP
7 4 (4.60%) Adobe
7 4 (4.60%) Brocade
7 4 (4.60%) FatWire
7 4 (4.60%) Hitachi
7 4 (4.60%) Interwoven
7 4 (4.60%) NetApp
7 4 (4.60%) OpenText
7 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.60%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.60%) Vignette