Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.50% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.18% 3.00% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 26
Leeds median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £430 £343 £325
90th Percentile £575 £561 £550
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
Leeds 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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 412 434 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.21% 16.70% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 254 402
Leeds median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - +18.96%
10th Percentile £275 £264 £240
90th Percentile £575 £565 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +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
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Jython
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Loose Coupling
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

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 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Loose Coupling
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) RAD
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Jython
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO