Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 59 26
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 5 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.87% 0.79% 5.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.68% 4.03% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 33
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £396 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -20.75% -
10th Percentile £399 £371 £475
90th Percentile £645 £444 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £396 £500
% change year-on-year +13.56% -20.75% -
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 103 124 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.55% 19.56% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 131
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -13.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £255 £269 £313
90th Percentile £638 £650 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £24.92 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.56% -38.18% +155.81%
10th Percentile £22.42 £12.80 £26.25
90th Percentile £27.41 £22.80 £28.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £17.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +46.56% -28.42% +13.10%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 9 (81.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (72.73%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) NFS
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 4 (36.36%) Xen
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (81.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
3 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) AMQP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Multicast
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) EAI Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EAI Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Kafka
4 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) SRDF
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Xen
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
2 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Google
3 3 (27.27%) MuleSoft
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) MKS
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas