Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 112 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 -24 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 66 105 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.52% 1.93% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 4.96% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 80
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.21% -6.47%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £273
90th Percentile £625 £550 £554
England median daily rate £450 £435 £430
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £23.88 £36.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -33.68% +14.50% +46.23%

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 1700 2119 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.08% 38.95% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 1316 1523
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 102 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +2.60%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.82 £8.89
90th Percentile £37.80 £23.98 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -4 37 £400 -11.11% 5
South Yorkshire +12 24 £550 +16.09% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
4 13 (19.70%) HP
5 12 (18.18%) Oracle
6 11 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (16.67%) Unix
6 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Banking
7 10 (15.15%) WebSphere Portal
7 10 (15.15%) SQL
7 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
8 9 (13.64%) AIX
8 9 (13.64%) System Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
10 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
10 7 (10.61%) SOA
10 7 (10.61%) SAN
10 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.09%) High Availability
11 6 (9.09%) SIEM
11 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.09%) Intel
11 6 (9.09%) DNS
11 6 (9.09%) J2EE
11 6 (9.09%) Python

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 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (15.15%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.03%) JBoss
6 2 (3.03%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.52%) Confluence
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.52%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.52%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) OpenDNS
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SAN
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) NAS
3 5 (7.58%) SSL
4 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 3 (4.55%) LDAP
4 3 (4.55%) SMS
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (1.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) Maltego
3 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) Pentaho
3 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) DataStage
4 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.58%) Maven
2 4 (6.06%) Ant
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Gradle
2 4 (6.06%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Portal Developer
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Developer
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Data Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Integration Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Web Services
2 6 (9.09%) J2EE
3 5 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.06%) .NET
4 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.06%) Dojo
4 4 (6.06%) jQuery
4 4 (6.06%) Middleware
4 4 (6.06%) REST
4 4 (6.06%) SOAP
4 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (3.03%) JDBC
5 2 (3.03%) JMS
5 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.03%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.06%) DataPower
1 4 (6.06%) iPad
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.52%) HACMP
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) AIX
4 6 (9.09%) Windows
5 4 (6.06%) Solaris
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) SUSE
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.03%) zOS
8 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
3 9 (13.64%) System Testing
4 7 (10.61%) SOA
4 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
4 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.09%) High Availability
5 6 (9.09%) SIEM
5 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.58%) Change Management
6 5 (7.58%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (7.58%) RAD
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) C
5 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) Jython
7 1 (1.52%) ABAP
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) JCL
7 1 (1.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) IBM Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCSD
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) GCP
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.03%) RACF
2 2 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.52%) ACF2
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.55%) CSIRT
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) HP
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.09%) Intel
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) EMC
6 4 (6.06%) Symantec
6 4 (6.06%) Veritas
7 3 (4.55%) Cognos
7 3 (4.55%) Informatica
7 3 (4.55%) Lotus
7 3 (4.55%) Sun
7 3 (4.55%) Talend
8 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.03%) Brocade
8 2 (3.03%) hybris
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft