Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 15 June 2019 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 55 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.95% 1.56% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 9.82% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Sheffield median daily rate £513 £430 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.19% -8.99% -5.50%
10th Percentile £390 £400 £408
90th Percentile £575 £527 £534
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £421 £473
% change year-on-year +18.69% -10.85% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Sheffield with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 136 112 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.58% 15.84% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 47
Sheffield median daily rate £433 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £200 £313 £317
90th Percentile £575 £514 £579
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.72% -8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £24.92 £21.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.83% - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.39 £21.33 -
% change year-on-year -4.40% - -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Sheffield

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Sheffield

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Sheffield over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) HTTP
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
3 12 (70.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (64.71%) .NET
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) SOAP
5 10 (58.82%) Web Services
5 10 (58.82%) XML
5 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
5 10 (58.82%) Spring
5 10 (58.82%) Maven
5 10 (58.82%) Java EE
5 10 (58.82%) JAX-WS
5 10 (58.82%) JAX-RS
5 10 (58.82%) REST
6 9 (52.94%) DevOps
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) AOP
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (47.06%) WCF
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle
7 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (47.06%) C#
7 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
7 8 (47.06%) Kerberos
7 8 (47.06%) Rational Application Developer
8 7 (41.18%) Linux
9 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (29.41%) SSL

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 12 (70.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 3 (17.65%) Jetty
4 3 (17.65%) Mongrel
4 3 (17.65%) nginx
5 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (11.76%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) Mule
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
1 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) HTTP
2 8 (47.06%) Kerberos
3 5 (29.41%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) WebEx
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) FTP
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Maven
2 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 8 (47.06%) Rational Application Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
1 12 (70.59%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
2 10 (58.82%) Java EE
2 10 (58.82%) JAX-RS
2 10 (58.82%) JAX-WS
2 10 (58.82%) REST
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
2 10 (58.82%) Spring
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
6 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) Node.js
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) AOP
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Java 8
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Xen
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat