Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 107 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 68 92 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.54% 1.87% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 4.67% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 78
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £448 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.23% +12.58% -6.47%
10th Percentile £303 £295 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £561
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -32.39% -4.05% +18.07%

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 1,682 1,968 2,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.21% 39.90% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,049 1,247 1,445
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £204 £232 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 104 164
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +3.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.10 £9.80 £8.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.75 £22.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.76
% change year-on-year - -1.46% +7.64%

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 January 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 January 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 42 £425 -5.56% 12
South Yorkshire +14 21 £450 +28.57%
North Yorkshire 0 1 £163 -63.89%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 25 (36.76%) WebSphere
2 18 (26.47%) Java
3 16 (23.53%) Linux
4 15 (22.06%) Finance
5 14 (20.59%) SOA
5 14 (20.59%) Oracle
6 12 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (17.65%) Unix
6 12 (17.65%) Banking
6 12 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
7 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.71%) HP
7 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (13.24%) EMC
8 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
8 9 (13.24%) Windows
8 9 (13.24%) Web Services
8 9 (13.24%) J2EE
9 8 (11.76%) SQL
9 8 (11.76%) DataPower
10 7 (10.29%) Mainframe
10 7 (10.29%) IBM Certification
10 7 (10.29%) SOAP
11 6 (8.82%) AIX
11 6 (8.82%) SMS
11 6 (8.82%) SAN
11 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
11 6 (8.82%) System Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
11 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 25 (36.76%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (2.94%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.47%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.47%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) NAS
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
1 6 (8.82%) SMS
2 4 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) SSH
3 2 (2.94%) WebEx
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) DataStage
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.47%) OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) OLTP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.35%) Maven
2 4 (5.88%) Ant
2 4 (5.88%) Gradle
2 4 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) AppScan
3 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.47%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Portal Developer
2 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Developer
2 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) J2EE
1 9 (13.24%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) SOAP
3 5 (7.35%) JDBC
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.88%) Dojo
4 4 (5.88%) jQuery
4 4 (5.88%) Middleware
4 4 (5.88%) REST
4 4 (5.88%) Servlets
4 4 (5.88%) Spring
4 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.41%) JPA
5 3 (4.41%) JSP
5 3 (4.41%) JSR 168
5 3 (4.41%) Regular Expression
5 3 (4.41%) RESTful
5 3 (4.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) DataPower
2 7 (10.29%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) iPad
5 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) iSeries
6 2 (2.94%) AS400
6 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.94%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) HACMP
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Unix
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
4 6 (8.82%) AIX
4 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.88%) SUSE
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) HPUX
7 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) SOA
2 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
4 6 (8.82%) System Testing
5 5 (7.35%) RAD
5 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) Data Management
6 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.88%) ETL
6 4 (5.88%) High Availability
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Change Control
7 3 (4.41%) DevOps
7 3 (4.41%) Kanban
7 3 (4.41%) Master Data Management
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) JCL
6 3 (4.41%) COBOL
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) RPG
7 2 (2.94%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.47%) ABAP
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) IBM Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) MCSD
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) GCP
2 1 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.47%) ACF2
3 1 (1.47%) RACF
3 1 (1.47%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.94%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.47%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 10 (14.71%) HP
2 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.24%) EMC
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco
4 5 (7.35%) Veritas
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) Lotus
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) Dell
7 2 (2.94%) F5
7 2 (2.94%) hybris
7 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.94%) SAP
7 2 (2.94%) Splunk
7 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.47%) Microgen
8 1 (1.47%) Netezza
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec