The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 49 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.47% 1.94% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 9.23% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£511 £500 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +7.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £32.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.41% +9.16%
WebSphere
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 South Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
78 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.44% 21.04% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 27
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £168 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 2 £511 +2.20%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) JAXB
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (16.67%) Jetty
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 2 (16.67%) JAXB
4 2 (16.67%) JDBC
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) AOP
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Jython
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Software AG
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM