The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 71 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 1.87% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
171 214 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.06% 24.37% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 134
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £125 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Leeds region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Leeds region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (41.67%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (25.00%) ATG
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Mule
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) 2G
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Dojo
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) BPR
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) ATG
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) MKS
6 1 (8.33%) hybris
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix