Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 103 112
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -21
Contract jobs citing IBM 86 80 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.72% 1.91% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.58% 4.89% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £260
90th Percentile £588 £524 £549
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 £24.38 £34.33
% change year-on-year -15.90% -28.99% +9.18%

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 1,879 1,636 2,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.60% 39.00% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,186 971 1,405
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £256
90th Percentile £556 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 70 88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.20 £14.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.38% -1.15% +5.66%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £9.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.25 £24.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -19 49 £400 - 9
South Yorkshire -5 24 £413 -4.35% 5
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 33 (38.37%) Java
2 24 (27.91%) Finance
3 22 (25.58%) Linux
4 20 (23.26%) Oracle
5 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (19.77%) ETL
7 17 (19.77%) Unix
7 17 (19.77%) Retail
8 16 (18.60%) Java EE
9 15 (17.44%) Banking
9 15 (17.44%) Windows
10 14 (16.28%) SOAP
10 14 (16.28%) Scrum
10 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
11 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (15.12%) Migration
11 13 (15.12%) DataStage
11 13 (15.12%) SOA
11 13 (15.12%) Dell
11 13 (15.12%) Spring
12 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (13.95%) Web Services
12 12 (13.95%) Informatica
12 12 (13.95%) TIBCO
12 12 (13.95%) REST
12 12 (13.95%) Ansible
12 12 (13.95%) Docker
13 11 (12.79%) Apigee
13 11 (12.79%) Boomi

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 11 (12.79%) Anypoint
2 9 (10.47%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.65%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.65%) Documentum
5 4 (4.65%) Drupal
5 4 (4.65%) FileNet
5 4 (4.65%) JBoss
5 4 (4.65%) Liferay
5 4 (4.65%) LiveCycle
5 4 (4.65%) LiveLink
6 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.49%) Mule
7 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 2 (2.33%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.16%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (5.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Boomi
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.16%) GitHub
5 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) SAN
2 6 (6.98%) DNS
3 5 (5.81%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) SMS
4 3 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (1.16%) AMQP
6 1 (1.16%) DHCP
6 1 (1.16%) Internet
6 1 (1.16%) VPN
6 1 (1.16%) WAN
6 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (15.12%) DataStage
3 7 (8.14%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (4.65%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (3.49%) DB2
6 3 (3.49%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.49%) SQLite
7 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.33%) Power BI
8 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Redis
8 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.16%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.81%) Subversion
4 3 (3.49%) Ant
4 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.49%) Xcode
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.16%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium
6 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Retail
3 15 (17.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Architect
3 9 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.98%) ETL Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Integration Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (4.65%) MuleSoft Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Administrator
7 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Cognos BI Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) Programmer
7 3 (3.49%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) Systems Programmer
8 2 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) Java EE
2 14 (16.28%) SOAP
3 13 (15.12%) Spring
4 12 (13.95%) REST
4 12 (13.95%) Web Services
5 10 (11.63%) Java SE
5 10 (11.63%) XML
6 9 (10.47%) Spring Boot
7 6 (6.98%) JSON
8 5 (5.81%) CSS
8 5 (5.81%) jQuery
8 5 (5.81%) Middleware
9 4 (4.65%) .NET
9 4 (4.65%) JSR 170
10 3 (3.49%) Apache Flex
10 3 (3.49%) Dojo
10 3 (3.49%) Ext JS
10 3 (3.49%) HTML
10 3 (3.49%) OpenGL
10 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.47%) DataPower
2 9 (10.47%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Clustering
4 3 (3.49%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.49%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 2 (2.33%) IVR
5 2 (2.33%) PACS
5 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) LPAR
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) Unix
3 15 (17.44%) Windows
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) AIX
6 3 (3.49%) Android
6 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.77%) ETL
3 14 (16.28%) Scrum
4 13 (15.12%) Migration
4 13 (15.12%) SOA
5 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.79%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.47%) Microservices
9 8 (9.30%) Data Mapping
10 7 (8.14%) Storage Management
11 6 (6.98%) Analytics
11 6 (6.98%) Data Integration
11 6 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (5.81%) ITIL
12 5 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.65%) Change Control
13 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Java 8
4 6 (6.98%) Perl
4 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.81%) C++
5 5 (5.81%) COBOL
6 4 (4.65%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.49%) C#
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.49%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.49%) PMO
3 1 (1.16%) GCP
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) ACF2
4 1 (1.16%) Firmware
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.16%) RACF
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Ansible
2 11 (12.79%) Puppet
3 9 (10.47%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.98%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.65%) Control-M
6 3 (3.49%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (3.49%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.16%) SCCM
7 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) Dell
3 12 (13.95%) Informatica
3 12 (13.95%) TIBCO
4 11 (12.79%) Apigee
4 11 (12.79%) Software AG
5 8 (9.30%) MuleSoft
5 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.14%) Cognos
7 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.81%) EMC
8 5 (5.81%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (4.65%) Adobe
9 4 (4.65%) Axway
9 4 (4.65%) Brocade
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco
9 4 (4.65%) Hitachi
9 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
9 4 (4.65%) Vignette
9 4 (4.65%) VMware