The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Rank 76 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 0.71% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 4.05% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Median daily rate £458 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £337 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
219 247 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.71% 17.54% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 170 139
Median daily rate £410 £417 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +79.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (53.85%) Java
1 14 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (50.00%) J2EE
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) JSP
5 9 (34.62%) IBM
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (30.77%) JavaBeans
6 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
6 8 (30.77%) Law
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) Struts
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) Rational Application Developer
7 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) JMS
9 5 (19.23%) HTTP
9 5 (19.23%) LDAP
9 5 (19.23%) SLA
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (19.23%) IBM Domino
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) CloudStack
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Jetty
5 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.85%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.85%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (3.85%) Heroku
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
1 5 (19.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) GoCD
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Law
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (38.46%) JSP
3 8 (30.77%) JavaBeans
3 8 (30.77%) Struts
4 6 (23.08%) JMS
5 2 (7.69%) EJB
5 2 (7.69%) JPA
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Dojo
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.85%) Java EE
6 1 (3.85%) JSF
6 1 (3.85%) JTA
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.85%) Servlets
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (3.85%) Struts2
6 1 (3.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) People Management
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) DevOps
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 1 (3.85%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (3.85%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Xen
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Avaya
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (3.85%) Kony
6 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat