Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 112 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +33
Contract jobs citing IBM 84 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.84% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 4.86% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 64
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £424
% change year-on-year - +6.19% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -41.43% -12.50% +9.22%

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 1,805 1,627 2,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.42% 37.80% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 1,012 1,435
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £376 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% -2.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £249
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 77 109
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.35 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.77% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.80 £8.82
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.15 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -26 56 £400 -6.87% 5
South Yorkshire +7 25 £450 +28.57% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £163 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 26 (30.95%) Oracle
2 24 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 21 (25.00%) Linux
4 20 (23.81%) Java
5 19 (22.62%) Unix
5 19 (22.62%) Windows
6 18 (21.43%) SOA
7 16 (19.05%) Mainframe
8 15 (17.86%) Finance
8 15 (17.86%) Banking
9 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.10%) HP
10 11 (13.10%) AIX
10 11 (13.10%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
11 10 (11.90%) DataPower
11 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (10.71%) ETL
12 9 (10.71%) SMS
12 9 (10.71%) SQL
12 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
13 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (9.52%) SOAP
13 8 (9.52%) Web Services
13 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (9.52%) REST
14 7 (8.33%) CentOS
14 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
14 7 (8.33%) Spring

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 24 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 11 (13.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (8.33%) JBoss
3 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.95%) Apache
6 4 (4.76%) Anypoint
6 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (3.57%) Apache Synapse
7 3 (3.57%) Mule
7 3 (3.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.38%) nginx
8 2 (2.38%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.19%) Confluence
9 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Boomi
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) SMS
2 3 (3.57%) SSL
2 3 (3.57%) WebEx
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) NAS
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.33%) DataStage
3 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) Big Data
4 2 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.38%) OLAP
4 2 (2.38%) OLTP
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) AppScan
4 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.38%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.38%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.38%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) Gradle
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.19%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.86%) Banking
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Consultant
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Portal Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Print Developer
5 6 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Designer
7 4 (4.76%) ETL Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Designer
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Unix Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) REST
1 8 (9.52%) SOAP
1 8 (9.52%) Web Services
2 7 (8.33%) Spring
3 6 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 5 (5.95%) J2EE
4 5 (5.95%) Middleware
4 5 (5.95%) RESTful
5 4 (4.76%) Java EE
5 4 (4.76%) XML
6 3 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (3.57%) EJB
6 3 (3.57%) JDBC
6 3 (3.57%) JPA
6 3 (3.57%) JSP
6 3 (3.57%) JSR 168
6 3 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.57%) Servlets
6 3 (3.57%) Struts
6 3 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.90%) DataPower
4 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.57%) iSeries
6 3 (3.57%) TM Forum
7 2 (2.38%) AS400
7 2 (2.38%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.38%) IVR
7 2 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 19 (22.62%) Unix
2 19 (22.62%) Windows
3 11 (13.10%) AIX
4 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.33%) CentOS
6 6 (7.14%) HPUX
6 6 (7.14%) Solaris
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) SOA
2 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.71%) ETL
4 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (7.14%) Information Security
6 6 (7.14%) Migration
6 6 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.95%) DevOps
7 5 (5.95%) ITIL
7 5 (5.95%) Microservices
7 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.95%) Task Automation
7 5 (5.95%) Workflow
8 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 5 (5.95%) COBOL
3 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.76%) C++
4 4 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) Java 8
5 3 (3.57%) JCL
6 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.38%) Perl
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) RPG
6 2 (2.38%) RPG IV
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) IBM Certification
2 4 (4.76%) CISMP
2 4 (4.76%) CISSP
3 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (2.38%) MCSD
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) GCP
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Ansible
1 5 (5.95%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) HP Fortify
2 3 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Opsview
3 2 (2.38%) QRadar
4 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) HP
3 7 (8.33%) Dell
4 6 (7.14%) EMC
4 6 (7.14%) NetApp
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.95%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.76%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (3.57%) F5
7 3 (3.57%) Splunk
8 2 (2.38%) Cognos
8 2 (2.38%) Genesys
8 2 (2.38%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.38%) Informatica
8 2 (2.38%) Microgen
8 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.38%) Software AG