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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 44 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.11% 2.50% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.36% 15.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £440 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £504 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -2.74%
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
89 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.08% 16.67% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 36
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £28.60 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 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 -20 9 £390 -22.00%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (77.78%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) J2EE
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
5 10 (55.56%) Puppet
5 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (55.56%) DevOps
5 10 (55.56%) nginx
5 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (55.56%) Google App Engine
5 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 10 (55.56%) Jetty
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Google
5 10 (55.56%) Xen
5 10 (55.56%) IPsec
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) .NET
5 10 (55.56%) Apache
5 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) FTP
5 10 (55.56%) HTTP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (55.56%) IIS
1 10 (55.56%) Apache
1 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 10 (55.56%) Jetty
1 10 (55.56%) nginx
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (5.56%) CICS
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (55.56%) Google App Engine
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) FTP
1 10 (55.56%) HTTP
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
1 10 (55.56%) SSL
1 10 (55.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) J2EE
2 10 (55.56%) Servlets
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iSeries
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Jython
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Xen
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM