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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 96 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.92% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.24% 5.53% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £488 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +77.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £450 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £543 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £389
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
312 253 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.51% 16.66% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 147 166
Average daily rate £363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.33 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -11.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.65 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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
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 30 January 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
Leeds -11 7 £325 -38.09% 5
Bradford - - - -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (56.25%) Linux
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 13 (40.63%) DB2
3 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
4 12 (37.50%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 11 (34.38%) JBoss
6 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (28.13%) ClearCase
7 9 (28.13%) ClearQuest
7 9 (28.13%) Mainframe
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
7 9 (28.13%) HTTP
7 9 (28.13%) AIX
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) J2EE
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (25.00%) UNIX
8 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (25.00%) Workflow
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (25.00%) Workflow Management
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (34.38%) JBoss
2 9 (28.13%) Apache
3 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (9.38%) nginx
5 3 (9.38%) Jetty
5 3 (9.38%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) Liferay
6 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.38%) Google App Engine
1 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) FTP
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) IPsec
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) DB2
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) ClearCase
1 9 (28.13%) ClearQuest
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) JMeter
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Development
5 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (28.13%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) Ajax
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (9.38%) Servlets
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) Java EE
7 2 (6.25%) Dojo
7 2 (6.25%) JSP
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (3.13%) JAXB
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) JDBC
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Mainframe
3 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) DataPower
4 2 (6.25%) GIS
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) AIX
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
2 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) Workflow
4 8 (25.00%) Workflow Management
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) DevOps
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) E-business
9 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) ATG
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) Google
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) hybris
7 1 (3.13%) BEA
7 1 (3.13%) Actimize