Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 62 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 4 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.15% 0.56% 5.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.73% 3.31% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 26
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £393 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.02% -21.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £396 £371 £475
90th Percentile £638 £414 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £393 £500
% change year-on-year +17.83% -21.50% +5.26%
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 102 121 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.67% 17.04% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 125
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £267 £269 £308
90th Percentile £638 £645 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.18% +197.30%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -24.44% +40.63%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Xen
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Google
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (50.00%) Middleware
4 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) Puppet
6 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Thought Leadership
7 4 (28.57%) Travis CI
7 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (28.57%) Mongrel
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 4 (28.57%) NetApp

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 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Jetty
2 4 (28.57%) Mongrel
2 4 (28.57%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (28.57%) Google App Engine
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) AMQP
4 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Travis CI
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) EAI Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) EAI Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) React Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) JPA
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Kafka
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) DataPower
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Thought Leadership
4 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (57.14%) Xen
2 4 (28.57%) NFS
2 4 (28.57%) SRDF
2 4 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) CA Endevor
2 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Informatica
6 1 (7.14%) MKS
6 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas