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 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 107 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.70% 1.35% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 7.41% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £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%
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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
439 405 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.96% 18.24% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 221 224
Average daily rate £355 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £29.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 2015.

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 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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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
South Yorkshire +1 10 £363 +34.25% 1
West Yorkshire -13 7 £325 -33.33% 5
North Yorkshire - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 33 (55.00%) Oracle
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 24 (40.00%) UNIX
5 21 (35.00%) IBM
6 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (28.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (25.00%) DB2
9 14 (23.33%) J2EE
10 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
10 13 (21.67%) Finance
10 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
10 13 (21.67%) JBoss
10 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
11 12 (20.00%) HTTP
11 12 (20.00%) HTML
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.33%) XML
12 11 (18.33%) Apache
12 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (16.67%) Mainframe
13 10 (16.67%) Middleware
13 10 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (16.67%) Windows
14 9 (15.00%) AIX
14 9 (15.00%) Web Services
14 9 (15.00%) ClearCase
14 9 (15.00%) ClearQuest

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (21.67%) JBoss
1 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) Apache
3 8 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (8.33%) Jetty
6 5 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.00%) nginx
7 3 (5.00%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (3.33%) IIS
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.67%) Drupal
9 1 (1.67%) Liferay
9 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.67%) CICS
9 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) SSL
3 3 (5.00%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) FTP
3 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) IPsec
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (3.33%) FCoE
4 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.33%) Multicast
4 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) 2G
5 1 (1.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) DB2
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) HBase
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) ClearCase
1 9 (15.00%) ClearQuest
2 7 (11.67%) JUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Maven
4 3 (5.00%) JMeter
5 2 (3.33%) Ant
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) JProfiler
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 14 (23.33%) J2EE
3 12 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) XML
5 10 (16.67%) Middleware
5 10 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 5 (8.33%) .NET
8 4 (6.67%) XSLT
8 4 (6.67%) CSS
8 4 (6.67%) Spring
8 4 (6.67%) Ajax
8 4 (6.67%) jQuery
9 3 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.00%) JMS
9 3 (5.00%) JAXB
9 3 (5.00%) JDBC
9 3 (5.00%) Servlets
10 2 (3.33%) Rendezvous
10 2 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) iSeries
5 3 (5.00%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) GIS
6 2 (3.33%) DataPower
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Open Source
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) UNIX
3 10 (16.67%) Windows
4 9 (15.00%) AIX
5 5 (8.33%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.33%) Workflow
5 8 (13.33%) Workflow Management
6 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.00%) ITIL
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) Jython
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) SELCOPY
7 1 (1.67%) COBOL
7 1 (1.67%) NATURAL
7 1 (1.67%) JCL
7 1 (1.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Xen
3 2 (3.33%) NFS
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) SRDF
3 2 (3.33%) KVM
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Oracle
2 21 (35.00%) IBM
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) ATG
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.00%) Google
5 3 (5.00%) Intel
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) EMC
6 2 (3.33%) hybris
6 2 (3.33%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.67%) Actimize
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) MKS
7 1 (1.67%) Software AG
7 1 (1.67%) BEA
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