The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

IBM WebSphere
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 35 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.93% 3.70% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 15.24% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Median daily rate £445 £500 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -2.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.48
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.60%  

WebSphere 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 57 105 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 17.65% 24.25% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 78 55
Median daily rate £450 £500 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +76.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £550 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in South Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in South Yorkshire

WebSphere
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 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -3 3 £445 -11.00% 4
WebSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

WebSphere
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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Liferay
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FCoE
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) Multicast
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Portal Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Report Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) D3.js
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) OSCache
3 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Security
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Jython
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) SRDF
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) ATG
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) VMware