Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 117 101
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 61 91 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.42% 1.81% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 4.88% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.89% +12.33%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £313
90th Percentile £566 £588 £532
England median daily rate £455 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -1.72% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.35% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £30.74
% change year-on-year +107.32% -33.30% +46.36%

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 1,733 1,863 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.41% 37.07% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,113 1,202 943
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £202 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 97 81
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% +1.38%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.75 £9.80
90th Percentile £30.48 £44.10 £24.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% -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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -8 33 £438 +4.60% 4
West Yorkshire -3 21 £425 -3.41% 6
North Yorkshire +8 4 £413 -2.94% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) WebSphere
4 17 (27.87%) DevOps
4 17 (27.87%) Java
4 17 (27.87%) Banking
5 16 (26.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (22.95%) Linux
6 14 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (21.31%) Unix
7 13 (21.31%) Finance
8 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.03%) Ansible
10 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.39%) REST
10 10 (16.39%) DB2
10 10 (16.39%) SOAP
10 10 (16.39%) Web Services
10 10 (16.39%) Middleware
10 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.75%) JCL
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
11 9 (14.75%) COBOL
11 9 (14.75%) Veritas
12 8 (13.11%) .NET
12 8 (13.11%) XML
12 8 (13.11%) NetBackup
12 8 (13.11%) Java EE
12 8 (13.11%) Proactive Maintenance

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 18 (29.51%) WebSphere
2 16 (26.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (11.48%) CICS
4 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.20%) IIS
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (4.92%) JBoss
7 2 (3.28%) Apache
7 2 (3.28%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.28%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (3.28%) Mule
7 2 (3.28%) SAS
7 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) JDE World
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) GitHub
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
2 6 (9.84%) SAN
3 5 (8.20%) Kerberos
3 5 (8.20%) NAS
4 3 (4.92%) WebEx
5 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) DB2
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) DataStage
4 2 (3.28%) Hazelcast
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 7 (11.48%) Maven
3 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.20%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.64%) Mocha
7 1 (1.64%) ProC
General
1 17 (27.87%) Banking
2 13 (21.31%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Publishing
4 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 7 (11.48%) Architect
2 7 (11.48%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Administrator
3 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) NetBackup Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) NetBackup Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Programmer
5 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Middleware
1 10 (16.39%) REST
1 10 (16.39%) SOAP
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) Java EE
2 8 (13.11%) XML
3 7 (11.48%) RESTful
3 7 (11.48%) Spring
4 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.20%) JAX-RS
4 5 (8.20%) JAX-WS
4 5 (8.20%) Swagger
4 5 (8.20%) WCF
5 4 (6.56%) CSS
5 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 4 (6.56%) HTML5
5 4 (6.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.20%) Blog
3 5 (8.20%) Clustering
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.28%) iSeries
7 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.64%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) zOS
6 2 (3.28%) AIX
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) DevOps
2 14 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Proactive Maintenance
5 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.84%) SDLC
7 5 (8.20%) AOP
7 5 (8.20%) Change Management
7 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.20%) Data Management
7 5 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) Open Source
7 5 (8.20%) Prototyping
7 5 (8.20%) Task Automation
8 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Modelling
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 17 (27.87%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) COBOL
3 9 (14.75%) JCL
4 7 (11.48%) Perl
4 7 (11.48%) Python
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.20%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.28%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) R
8 2 (3.28%) RPG
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) REXX
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) CISM
1 3 (4.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) Docker
4 2 (3.28%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.64%) ACF2
5 1 (1.64%) RACF
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Ansible
2 8 (13.11%) NetBackup
3 7 (11.48%) Puppet
4 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) SCCM
6 3 (4.92%) QRadar
7 1 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Veritas
3 7 (11.48%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) EMC
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix
5 5 (8.20%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) IBM Sterling
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) AlienVault
7 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.92%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.92%) McAfee
7 3 (4.92%) Netezza
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
7 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.92%) Splunk
8 2 (3.28%) OpenText