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 3 months to 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 102 103
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.066% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 0.46% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +1.40%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 139 217 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.67% 14.37% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 158 177
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +61.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 23 June 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) LDAP
4 4 (40.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) JavaBeans
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Law
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) Struts
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) JBoss
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL

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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Liferay
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Designer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
2 3 (30.00%) JavaBeans
2 3 (30.00%) JSP
2 3 (30.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) D3.js
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) OSCache
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) ATG