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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 79 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.62% 3.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 3.39% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £525 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £393
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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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
189 177 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.75% 18.32% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 110 131
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +71.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 28 January 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 12 (50.00%) JBoss
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Apache
5 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
6 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) DB2
7 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) ATG
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) .NET

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (50.00%) JBoss
2 8 (33.33%) Apache
2 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (16.67%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (12.50%) nginx
6 3 (12.50%) Jetty
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) Liferay
8 1 (4.17%) Drupal
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Head of Operations
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) Servlets
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (8.33%) JSP
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Java EE
6 2 (8.33%) Dojo
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) ATG
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Google
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) hybris
7 1 (4.17%) Actimize
7 1 (4.17%) BEA