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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 72 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 43 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 1.34% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.41% 7.77% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 10
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£350 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £390 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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
413 309 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.80% 17.26% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 183 131
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -38.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.25 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Leeds +11 31 £350 -17.64% 5
Halifax -11 4 - -
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Bingley - 1 - -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 35 (66.04%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) Linux
3 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Apache
5 19 (35.85%) J2EE
5 19 (35.85%) Oracle
5 19 (35.85%) IBM
6 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
7 16 (30.19%) Tomcat
7 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
7 16 (30.19%) DNS
7 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (26.42%) .NET
8 14 (26.42%) Servlets
9 13 (24.53%) UNIX
9 13 (24.53%) HTTP
10 12 (22.64%) DHCP
10 12 (22.64%) FTP
10 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
10 12 (22.64%) DB2
10 12 (22.64%) IIS
10 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
10 12 (22.64%) IPsec
10 12 (22.64%) VMware
10 12 (22.64%) Jetty
10 12 (22.64%) Google
10 12 (22.64%) Xen
10 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (22.64%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (22.64%) nginx

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 21 (39.62%) Apache
2 16 (30.19%) Tomcat
3 12 (22.64%) IIS
3 12 (22.64%) Jetty
3 12 (22.64%) nginx
4 11 (20.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (20.75%) WebLogic
5 9 (16.98%) JBoss
6 3 (5.66%) FileNet
7 2 (3.77%) Confluence
7 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.89%) SAS
8 1 (1.89%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (22.64%) Google App Engine
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (22.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
1 16 (30.19%) DNS
2 13 (24.53%) HTTP
3 12 (22.64%) DHCP
3 12 (22.64%) FTP
3 12 (22.64%) IPsec
4 11 (20.75%) SSL
5 4 (7.55%) BIG-IP
6 3 (5.66%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) DB2
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) JUnit
3 5 (9.43%) ClearCase
3 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) JMeter
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Administrator
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Java Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Web Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.89%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) J2EE
2 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) Servlets
3 10 (18.87%) XML
4 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 8 (15.09%) HTML
5 7 (13.21%) Web Services
5 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
6 6 (11.32%) Java EE
6 6 (11.32%) Spring
7 4 (7.55%) Ajax
8 3 (5.66%) JSP
8 3 (5.66%) CSS
8 3 (5.66%) WSDL
8 3 (5.66%) JAXB
8 3 (5.66%) Middleware
8 3 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.77%) Grails
9 2 (3.77%) jQuery
9 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Open Source
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.55%) Replication
5 3 (5.66%) W3C
6 2 (3.77%) DataPower
7 1 (1.89%) PMI
7 1 (1.89%) IVR
7 1 (1.89%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) RIA
7 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.89%) FMCG
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) VUI
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) UNIX
3 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.32%) zOS
4 6 (11.32%) AIX
5 4 (7.55%) SUSE
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
3 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.32%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps
8 4 (7.55%) UML
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Software Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) User Stories
10 2 (3.77%) BDD
10 2 (3.77%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) Scala
6 2 (3.77%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
7 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Xen
1 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
1 19 (35.85%) IBM
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Google
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.55%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) hybris
6 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.89%) BEA
7 1 (1.89%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.89%) ATG
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