The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 49 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 77 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.15% 1.47% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.31% 8.36% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 12
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£425 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.42%
WebSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
472 383 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.33% 17.59% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 217 235
Average daily rate £350 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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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
West Yorkshire +36 52 £425 +19.29% 7
South Yorkshire +9 11 £425 -15.00% 5
North Yorkshire -5 10 £290 -8.30% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 66 (62.26%) Linux
2 57 (53.77%) IBM
3 56 (52.83%) Oracle
4 52 (49.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 44 (41.51%) AIX
6 40 (37.74%) DB2
7 37 (34.91%) ClearCase
7 37 (34.91%) Mainframe
8 35 (33.02%) ClearQuest
9 33 (31.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (31.13%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (30.19%) Service Delivery
11 31 (29.25%) Finance
11 31 (29.25%) Java
12 30 (28.30%) Workflow
12 30 (28.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 30 (28.30%) Workflow Management
13 26 (24.53%) UNIX
14 23 (21.70%) WebSphere MQ
14 23 (21.70%) Management Information System
15 19 (17.92%) J2EE
16 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
17 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
17 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
18 14 (13.21%) JBoss
19 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (11.32%) Windows
20 12 (11.32%) JUnit
20 12 (11.32%) Perl
21 11 (10.38%) HTTP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 30 (28.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.38%) Apache
4 10 (9.43%) WebLogic
5 9 (8.49%) WebSphere Portal
6 8 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (5.66%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (2.83%) nginx
8 3 (2.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.83%) Jetty
9 1 (0.94%) Mule
9 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.94%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.83%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) HTTP
2 6 (5.66%) SSL
2 6 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (2.83%) IPsec
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) DNS
3 3 (2.83%) DHCP
3 3 (2.83%) FTP
4 2 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.94%) 2G
5 1 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.74%) DB2
2 2 (1.89%) Informix
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (34.91%) ClearCase
2 35 (33.02%) ClearQuest
3 12 (11.32%) JUnit
4 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.77%) Selenium
5 4 (3.77%) JMeter
6 2 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Advertising
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) Administrator
3 15 (14.15%) WebSphere Developer
3 15 (14.15%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 14 (13.21%) WebSphere Administrator
4 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.43%) WebSphere Specialist
7 6 (5.66%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Consultant
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.89%) Project Manager
10 2 (1.89%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Systems Integrator
10 2 (1.89%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (49.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (21.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (17.92%) J2EE
4 11 (10.38%) jQuery
5 10 (9.43%) CSS
6 8 (7.55%) JSF
7 7 (6.60%) Middleware
7 7 (6.60%) XML
8 6 (5.66%) HTML
9 3 (2.83%) .NET
9 3 (2.83%) JSP
9 3 (2.83%) Servlets
9 3 (2.83%) Ajax
9 3 (2.83%) Java EE
9 3 (2.83%) Dojo
10 2 (1.89%) SOAP
10 2 (1.89%) Web Services
10 2 (1.89%) XSLT
11 1 (0.94%) WSDL
11 1 (0.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Mainframe
2 33 (31.13%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (21.70%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.55%) iSeries
5 6 (5.66%) Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) GIS
6 3 (2.83%) DataPower
7 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (62.26%) Linux
2 44 (41.51%) AIX
3 26 (24.53%) UNIX
4 12 (11.32%) Windows
5 8 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.66%) Solaris
7 1 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (30.19%) Service Delivery
3 30 (28.30%) Workflow
3 30 (28.30%) Workflow Management
4 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
5 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.49%) Migration
6 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.60%) SOA
9 5 (4.72%) DevOps
10 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.83%) Project Management
11 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.83%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.89%) Business Transformation
12 2 (1.89%) OO
12 2 (1.89%) Performance Testing
12 2 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.89%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) Java
2 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.32%) Perl
4 9 (8.49%) SQL
5 2 (1.89%) Ruby
5 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.94%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) Xen
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 57 (53.77%) IBM
2 56 (52.83%) Oracle
3 14 (13.21%) JBoss
4 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.49%) ATG
5 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) VMware
7 3 (2.83%) Google
7 3 (2.83%) hybris
8 1 (0.94%) Actimize
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) BEA
8 1 (0.94%) MKS
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