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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 62 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 0.58% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.21% 2.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
195 187 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.46% 21.54% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 113 115
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 £203 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £31.60 £41.00 £13.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +212.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 14 (63.64%) Oracle
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) JBoss
2 11 (50.00%) IBM
3 8 (36.36%) DB2
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Apache
4 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
4 7 (31.82%) UNIX
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (27.27%) ATG
5 6 (27.27%) Workflow Management
5 6 (27.27%) Workflow
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (27.27%) ClearQuest
5 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) ClearCase
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) Solaris
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (22.73%) SLA
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (22.73%) ATG Dynamo
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (31.82%) Apache
1 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) ATG Dynamo
4 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 3 (13.64%) Jetty
5 3 (13.64%) nginx
6 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (4.55%) Mule
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) FTP
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 6 (27.27%) ClearQuest
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) Servlets
4 2 (9.09%) Java EE
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) Dojo
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) AIX
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Workflow Management
2 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) BPR
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Xen
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) JBoss
2 11 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) ATG
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) hybris
6 1 (4.55%) Actimize
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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