Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 24 September 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 Application Server (WAS)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 8 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.92% 0.41% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.93% 2.40% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £423 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -19.52% +2.74%
10th Percentile £398 £403 £475
90th Percentile £593 £452 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £445 £500
% change year-on-year -4.49% -11.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 135 125 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.46% 17.15% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 64 171
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -17.35% +37.54%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £522 £650 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.12 £12.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.67% -49.47% +41.79%
10th Percentile £18.01 £12.00 £21.03
90th Percentile £27.41 £12.00 £30.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £16.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.70% -18.29% +50.79%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in South Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in South Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in South Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 8 £450 +6.51% 1
WebSphere Application Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) SMS
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) nginx
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Mule
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) VXML
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Biometrics
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) SRDF
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Genesys
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) VMware