The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 74 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.81% 0.52% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.08% 2.47% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
WebSphere
West Yorkshire

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
297 243 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.40% 21.09% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 157 117
Average daily rate £328 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 16 (50.00%) Apache
4 16 (50.00%) J2EE
5 13 (40.63%) Servlets
5 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
5 13 (40.63%) HTTP
6 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (37.50%) DNS
6 12 (37.50%) DHCP
6 12 (37.50%) FTP
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 12 (37.50%) IIS
6 12 (37.50%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) IPsec
6 12 (37.50%) Google
6 12 (37.50%) Xen
6 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (37.50%) Jetty
6 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (37.50%) nginx
6 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (37.50%) Google App Engine
6 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 16 (50.00%) Apache
2 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
3 12 (37.50%) IIS
3 12 (37.50%) Jetty
3 12 (37.50%) nginx
4 7 (21.88%) JBoss
5 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (3.13%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (37.50%) Google App Engine
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (37.50%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) DHCP
2 12 (37.50%) FTP
2 12 (37.50%) IPsec
3 11 (34.38%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) DB2
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
1 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Java Programmer
2 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Development Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Programmer
2 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Release Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) J2EE
2 13 (40.63%) Servlets
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) Ajax
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (9.38%) Middleware
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) HTML5
8 1 (3.13%) Java SE
8 1 (3.13%) Java EE
8 1 (3.13%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) UX Design
8 1 (3.13%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) XPath
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Xen
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
1 12 (37.50%) Google
2 11 (34.38%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) hybris
5 1 (3.13%) ATG
5 1 (3.13%) BEA
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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