The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 90 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 40 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 1.46% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.42% 8.33% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 41
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
475 360 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.49% 17.54% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 185 262
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.67 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 28 £425 -8.60% 7
South Yorkshire +6 7 £300 - 5
North Yorkshire -5 3 - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) IBM
3 30 (42.86%) Oracle
4 28 (40.00%) Java
5 23 (32.86%) UNIX
6 22 (31.43%) Finance
7 21 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 18 (25.71%) Windows
9 15 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (20.00%) Banking
11 13 (18.57%) DB2
11 13 (18.57%) J2EE
12 11 (15.71%) AIX
12 11 (15.71%) Maven
13 10 (14.29%) SOAP
13 10 (14.29%) Web Services
13 10 (14.29%) XML
13 10 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (14.29%) Mainframe
14 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
14 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
15 8 (11.43%) ClearCase
15 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.43%) HTTP
16 7 (10.00%) JBoss
16 7 (10.00%) Perl
16 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
16 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
16 7 (10.00%) Spring

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.57%) Jetty
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.29%) Apache
6 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (4.29%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.43%) TeamSite
8 1 (1.43%) CICS
8 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.43%) FileNet
8 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.43%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 2 (2.86%) SSH
4 2 (2.86%) NAS
4 2 (2.86%) 2G
4 2 (2.86%) LDAP
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) DB2
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) JasperReports
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) DataStage
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Maven
2 8 (11.43%) ClearCase
3 6 (8.57%) Subversion
3 6 (8.57%) Hudson
3 6 (8.57%) ClearQuest
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
4 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (4.29%) JUnit
5 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.86%) jMock
6 2 (2.86%) TestNG
6 2 (2.86%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.86%) Subclipse
6 2 (2.86%) Log4j
6 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Automotive
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Administrator
4 9 (12.86%) WebSphere Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
10 1 (1.43%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (18.57%) J2EE
3 10 (14.29%) SOAP
3 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 10 (14.29%) XML
3 10 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.00%) Spring
5 6 (8.57%) Tapestry
5 6 (8.57%) Java EE
5 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
5 6 (8.57%) JSP
5 6 (8.57%) JMS
6 5 (7.14%) Struts
6 5 (7.14%) Middleware
7 4 (5.71%) JAX-WS
7 4 (5.71%) WCF
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 4 (5.71%) COM
8 3 (4.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) DataPower
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Open Source
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 23 (32.86%) UNIX
3 18 (25.71%) Windows
4 11 (15.71%) AIX
5 5 (7.14%) zOS
6 4 (5.71%) Solaris
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
2 6 (8.57%) Workflow
2 6 (8.57%) MVC
3 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.71%) Workflow Management
4 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (5.71%) CRM
4 4 (5.71%) OO
4 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL
5 3 (4.29%) Project Management
5 3 (4.29%) Regression Testing
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) Online Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) Perl
3 5 (7.14%) Python
3 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.71%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) SQL
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) Korn
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) COBOL
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.43%) Control-M
2 1 (1.43%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) IBM
2 30 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.00%) JBoss
5 6 (8.57%) EPiServer
5 6 (8.57%) Sun
6 4 (5.71%) Endeca
6 4 (5.71%) Unica
7 3 (4.29%) MKS
8 2 (2.86%) hybris
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix
9 1 (1.43%) BMC
9 1 (1.43%) Cognos
9 1 (1.43%) Axway
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable upon experience
Posted: 26 days ago