Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 19 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 Application Server (WAS)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 139 151
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 0.90% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Leeds median daily rate £450 - £350
10th Percentile £438 - £325
90th Percentile £463 - £573
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server 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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 404 442 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.19% 16.90% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 261 409
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £233
90th Percentile £575 £565 £541
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £403 £400
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 26
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.79% +1.67% -2.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.30 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% -2.80%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Leeds

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Leeds

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM