The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 92 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.65% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.88% 9.14% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 18
Median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.41%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
304 383 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.22% 18.07% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 233 166
Median daily rate £400 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -20 10 £505 +34.66% 3
Halifax +3 7 £430 -
Bingley +1 5 £400 -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 35 (55.56%) IBM
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) Windows
4 24 (38.10%) Unix
5 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 22 (34.92%) Oracle
6 18 (28.57%) J2EE
7 17 (26.98%) WebLogic
8 16 (25.40%) XML
8 16 (25.40%) FTP
9 15 (23.81%) Linux
9 15 (23.81%) Finance
9 15 (23.81%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.46%) Middleware
12 10 (15.87%) Banking
12 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.87%) VMware
13 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (12.70%) IIS
14 8 (12.70%) Apache
14 8 (12.70%) SOA
15 7 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
15 7 (11.11%) JAX-WS
15 7 (11.11%) ERP
15 7 (11.11%) JDeveloper
15 7 (11.11%) JAX-RPC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (26.98%) WebLogic
2 15 (23.81%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 8 (12.70%) Apache
3 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (9.52%) Jetty
5 6 (9.52%) nginx
5 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.94%) FileNet
6 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
6 5 (7.94%) JBoss
7 2 (3.17%) CICS
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.94%) Google App Engine
1 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) FTP
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) IPsec
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) DB2
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JDeveloper
2 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.35%) Travis CI
3 3 (4.76%) UltraEdit
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Administrator
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
6 5 (7.94%) FileNet Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Tester
7 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 2 (3.17%) Junior
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) J2EE
2 16 (25.40%) XML
3 11 (17.46%) Middleware
4 7 (11.11%) JAX-RPC
4 7 (11.11%) JAX-WS
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (7.94%) .NET
5 5 (7.94%) EJB
5 5 (7.94%) Servlets
6 4 (6.35%) JSP
6 4 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (4.76%) JSON
7 3 (4.76%) Spring
8 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.17%) JavaBeans
8 2 (3.17%) Struts
9 1 (1.59%) CSS
9 1 (1.59%) JMS
9 1 (1.59%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) iSeries
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Unix
3 15 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 2 (3.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) SOA
3 7 (11.11%) ERP
4 5 (7.94%) Analytics
4 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.94%) E-Discovery
4 5 (7.94%) Service Management
4 5 (7.94%) Web Operations
5 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (3.17%) DevOps
6 2 (3.17%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (3.17%) Process Management
6 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Xen
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Management
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) IBM
2 22 (34.92%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.87%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Google
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.35%) Sybase
7 3 (4.76%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) Intel