The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 87 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.18% 0.70% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 4.07% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £458 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

WebSphere 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 174 246 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.13% 17.19% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 155 150
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Leeds

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Leeds

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) J2EE
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (36.36%) JavaBeans
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) JSP
6 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
6 8 (36.36%) Law
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
7 7 (31.82%) Struts
7 7 (31.82%) IBM
7 7 (31.82%) Rational Application Developer
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) iSeries
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) IBM Domino
9 5 (22.73%) Unix
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) SLA

WebSphere
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 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (22.73%) IBM Domino
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Law
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Server Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (36.36%) JavaBeans
2 8 (36.36%) JSP
3 7 (31.82%) Struts
4 5 (22.73%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
1 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) People Management
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) DSDM
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) Avaya
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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