Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 120 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -27
Contract jobs citing IBM 81 70 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.64% 1.59% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 4.06% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 47
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +13.21%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £259
90th Percentile £588 £613 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.05% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £23.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year +67.54% -33.68% +14.50%

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 1,860 1,724 2,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.68% 39.28% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,160 1,054 1,336
Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 83 105
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -2.07% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.80 £9.88
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.87 £23.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -5 42 £375 -6.25% 7
South Yorkshire -3 28 £400 -28.89%
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 3
East Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) Java
4 23 (28.40%) Finance
5 20 (24.69%) Oracle
6 18 (22.22%) Windows
6 18 (22.22%) SAN
7 17 (20.99%) EMC
7 17 (20.99%) Unix
7 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.99%) VMware
7 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (18.52%) SQL
9 14 (17.28%) NetApp
9 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
9 14 (17.28%) Retail
9 14 (17.28%) Google
9 14 (17.28%) Java EE
10 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
10 13 (16.05%) ETL
10 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (14.81%) Cisco
11 12 (14.81%) Scrum
11 12 (14.81%) Banking
12 11 (13.58%) Hadoop
12 11 (13.58%) NetBackup
12 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (12.35%) TIBCO
13 10 (12.35%) Mainframe
13 10 (12.35%) Informatica

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 (9.88%) Anypoint
2 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (4.94%) Alfresco
4 4 (4.94%) Documentum
4 4 (4.94%) Drupal
4 4 (4.94%) FileNet
4 4 (4.94%) Liferay
4 4 (4.94%) LiveCycle
4 4 (4.94%) LiveLink
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.70%) JBoss
6 2 (2.47%) CICS
6 2 (2.47%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (6.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.11%) Apigee
2 9 (11.11%) Boomi
3 6 (7.41%) IaaS
3 6 (7.41%) PaaS
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.94%) Office 365
5 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (6.17%) NAS
3 4 (4.94%) FCoE
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.94%) VSAN
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.47%) SMS
5 2 (2.47%) WebEx
6 1 (1.23%) AMQP
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (13.58%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.11%) DataStage
4 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.64%) Big Data
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (4.94%) DB2
8 3 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.70%) SQLite
9 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.23%) Redis
9 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Ant
4 3 (3.70%) Xcode
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Retail
3 12 (14.81%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) NetBackup Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (6.17%) Administrator
4 5 (6.17%) Analyst
4 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (4.94%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (4.94%) Consultant
5 4 (4.94%) ETL Developer
5 4 (4.94%) Integration Developer
5 4 (4.94%) TM1 Developer
6 3 (3.70%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Cognos BI Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Programmer
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) Java EE
2 10 (12.35%) SOAP
3 9 (11.11%) Spring
3 9 (11.11%) XML
4 8 (9.88%) Java SE
4 8 (9.88%) Web Services
5 7 (8.64%) REST
6 6 (7.41%) JSON
7 5 (6.17%) CSS
7 5 (6.17%) jQuery
7 5 (6.17%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.94%) .NET
8 4 (4.94%) Flash
8 4 (4.94%) JSR 170
9 3 (3.70%) Apache Flex
9 3 (3.70%) Dojo
9 3 (3.70%) Ext JS
9 3 (3.70%) HTML
9 3 (3.70%) Middleware
9 3 (3.70%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.35%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.17%) DataPower
3 5 (6.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (4.94%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (3.70%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.47%) PACS
6 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.23%) AS400
7 1 (1.23%) iSeries
7 1 (1.23%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Windows
3 17 (20.99%) Unix
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.94%) AIX
6 3 (3.70%) Android
6 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) ETL
3 12 (14.81%) Scrum
4 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (11.11%) SOA
5 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.41%) Analytics
7 6 (7.41%) Data Mapping
8 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) Microservices
8 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.94%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (4.94%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.52%) SQL
4 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
5 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.41%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) Java 8
8 4 (4.94%) COBOL
9 3 (3.70%) C#
9 3 (3.70%) C++
9 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.47%) Python
10 2 (2.47%) Ruby
11 1 (1.23%) JCL
11 1 (1.23%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) PMO
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) ACF2
5 1 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.23%) RACF
5 1 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.41%) Ansible
2 6 (7.41%) Puppet
3 5 (6.17%) Control-M
4 4 (4.94%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.70%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.23%) CA Endevor
7 1 (1.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.23%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.23%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 17 (20.99%) EMC
2 17 (20.99%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Google
3 14 (17.28%) NetApp
4 12 (14.81%) Cisco
5 10 (12.35%) Informatica
5 10 (12.35%) TIBCO
6 9 (11.11%) Dell
6 9 (11.11%) Software AG
7 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.64%) Cognos
9 6 (7.41%) Veritas
10 5 (6.17%) Axway
10 5 (6.17%) IBM Sterling
10 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.17%) MuleSoft
11 4 (4.94%) Adobe
11 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
11 4 (4.94%) Xerox