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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 44 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.72% 1.24% 2.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.62% 6.78% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
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£511 £500 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +3.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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
65 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.59% 18.27% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 25
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 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 -8 3 £511 +2.20%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (27.27%) Jython
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) iSeries
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
3 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSD
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) WSDL
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) SOA
1 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) AOP
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Jython
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) AWK
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) Software AG