The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 35 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.05% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.77% 3.83% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 2
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£425 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
274 313 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.04% 20.32% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 191
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 16
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
Halifax +13 18 £425 - 3
Leeds +9 7 £425 +26.86% 6
Pontefract - - - -
Sowerby Bridge - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 39 (63.93%) IBM
3 38 (62.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 32 (52.46%) AIX
5 30 (49.18%) Mainframe
6 29 (47.54%) Oracle
7 26 (42.62%) DB2
7 26 (42.62%) ClearCase
8 25 (40.98%) ClearQuest
9 23 (37.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (36.07%) Finance
11 21 (34.43%) Workflow
11 21 (34.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 21 (34.43%) Workflow Management
12 20 (32.79%) Service Delivery
13 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
14 13 (21.31%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (21.31%) Windows
14 13 (21.31%) Banking
15 12 (19.67%) UNIX
16 8 (13.11%) Java
17 6 (9.84%) JBoss
17 6 (9.84%) Migration
18 5 (8.20%) Advertising
18 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
18 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
19 4 (6.56%) SOA
19 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
19 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
19 4 (6.56%) XML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (34.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.64%) Mule
5 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.64%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) 2G
1 2 (3.28%) SSL
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) ClearCase
2 25 (40.98%) ClearQuest
3 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Administrator
3 10 (16.39%) WebSphere Administrator
4 9 (14.75%) WebSphere Developer
4 9 (14.75%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Digital Project Manager
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Project Manager
11 1 (1.64%) Architect
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Manager
11 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (21.31%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) Java EE
4 3 (4.92%) SOAP
4 3 (4.92%) J2EE
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) XSLT
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) Dojo
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) XSD
6 1 (1.64%) WSDL
6 1 (1.64%) XHTML
6 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) Mainframe
2 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) DataPower
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) iSeries
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) AIX
3 13 (21.31%) Windows
4 12 (19.67%) UNIX
5 2 (3.28%) zOS
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (34.43%) Workflow
2 21 (34.43%) Workflow Management
3 20 (32.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.84%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.56%) SOA
7 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.28%) Online Marketing
7 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.64%) Build Automation
8 1 (1.64%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.64%) Web Development
8 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 39 (63.93%) IBM
2 29 (47.54%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) ATG
4 3 (4.92%) MKS
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) Unica
5 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.28%) Endeca
6 1 (1.64%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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