The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 29 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.62% 2.09% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.93% 13.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £483 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
- -33.70%
Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
56 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.12% 14.98% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 17
Average daily rate £310 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £21.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 4 £500 - 2
Doncaster - - - -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (16.67%) iSeries
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) DB2
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) AIX
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Apache
7 1 (8.33%) LDAP
7 1 (8.33%) Cognos
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 Portal
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) UML
1 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (8.33%) EAI
1 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) Use Case
1 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Axway
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos