Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 28 12
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.69% 2.38% 10.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 42.11% 12.82% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 20
Halifax median daily rate £438 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.29% +0.29%
10th Percentile £431 £383 £325
90th Percentile £444 £448 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £500 £426
% change year-on-year -2.50% +17.30% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 18.27% 18.57% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 52
Halifax median daily rate £438 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.29% -2.01%
10th Percentile £406 £313 £319
90th Percentile £545 £450 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.73% +2.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -17.24% -3.33% +3.93%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Halifax

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) DataPower
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (25.00%) JDBC
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) Web 2.0
4 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 1 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Portal Developer
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) JDBC
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) ISPF
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) DataPower
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ACF2
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
1 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microgen
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle