Period
to 21 March 2019

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 6 months to 21 March 2019 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
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.99% 1.49% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.24% 9.79% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.95% -2.50%
10th Percentile £375 £371 £416
90th Percentile £638 £488 £531
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 116 143 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.53% 15.26% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 87 104
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £297 £313 £216
90th Percentile £575 £596 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.15 £21.33 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.21% -0.81% +7.50%
10th Percentile £14.28 £15.55 £20.75
90th Percentile £26.01 £23.85 £23.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% -21.05% +22.58%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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 -1 19 £500 +16.28% 3
Doncaster - 1 £400 -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) HTTP
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (50.00%) Google
5 10 (50.00%) Xen
5 10 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 9 (45.00%) REST
6 9 (45.00%) Spring
6 9 (45.00%) Maven
6 9 (45.00%) JAX-WS
7 8 (40.00%) Jetty
7 8 (40.00%) Java EE
7 8 (40.00%) JAX-RS
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (40.00%) SOAP
7 8 (40.00%) J2EE
7 8 (40.00%) Hibernate

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 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (40.00%) Jetty
4 7 (35.00%) Apache
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) Mongrel
4 7 (35.00%) nginx
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (35.00%) Google App Engine
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) HTTP
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) FTP
2 7 (35.00%) IPsec
2 7 (35.00%) SSL
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) NAS
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Maven
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (35.00%) Travis CI
4 6 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) JAX-WS
3 9 (45.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) Spring
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) Java EE
4 8 (40.00%) JAX-RS
4 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 7 (35.00%) Servlets
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 3 (15.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
9 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (35.00%) Open Source
4 6 (30.00%) AOP
5 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Web Operations
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Java 8
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (15.00%) NFS
2 3 (15.00%) SRDF
2 3 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Google
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp