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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 56 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% - 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% - 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £458 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 - £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 68 121 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 14.72% 22.53% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 80 48
Median daily rate £444 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% +40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 2 £458 -
WebSphere Application Server
Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk