Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 113 119
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.14% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 4.26% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 41
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £314 £313
90th Percentile £558 £588 £613
England median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year -17.50% +67.54% -33.68%

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 1,557 1,877 1,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.22% 38.21% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 1,171 1,046
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £250 £251 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 118 81
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.30 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.75% -2.07%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.40 £9.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.72% +5.30%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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
South Yorkshire -11 28 £400 -
West Yorkshire +4 12 £450 +19.21% 7
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 14 (33.33%) Unix
2 13 (30.95%) Banking
3 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Mainframe
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
5 9 (21.43%) Release Management
5 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 8 (19.05%) IIS
6 8 (19.05%) Web Development
6 8 (19.05%) JIRA
6 8 (19.05%) GitHub
6 8 (19.05%) MuleSoft
6 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (19.05%) Anypoint
6 8 (19.05%) Rational Team Concert
6 8 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
6 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 7 (16.67%) zOS
8 6 (14.29%) JCL
8 6 (14.29%) Cognos
8 6 (14.29%) WebSphere

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 8 (19.05%) Anypoint
1 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.52%) SAS
5 2 (4.76%) CICS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.76%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.38%) AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
1 8 (19.05%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (30.95%) Banking
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) IAM Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Mainframe Programmer
4 4 (9.52%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 4 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Programmer
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Access Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) ISPF
3 3 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.76%) Apache CXF
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) MDX
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) iSeries
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Unix
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Windows
4 7 (16.67%) zOS
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) Release Management
3 8 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
3 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (19.05%) Web Development
4 7 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.76%) IT Governance
8 2 (4.76%) SIEM
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.29%) JCL
4 4 (9.52%) Assembly Language
4 4 (9.52%) REXX
5 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) COBOL
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCA
1 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.38%) MCITP
1 1 (2.38%) MCSE
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (9.52%) ACF2
3 4 (9.52%) RACF
4 3 (7.14%) Docker
5 1 (2.38%) Firmware
5 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
1 4 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.76%) QRadar
3 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) MuleSoft
3 6 (14.29%) Cognos
4 5 (11.90%) CA
5 4 (9.52%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 2 (4.76%) BMC
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) OpenText
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 2 (4.76%) Veritas
8 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Tableau
8 1 (2.38%) Veeam
8 1 (2.38%) VMware