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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 50 45 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.86% 2.26% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 10.00% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £535
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 - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 70 120 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 15.09% 22.64% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 45
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 23 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 -6 4 £500 -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) DataPower
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Splunk
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (18.18%) iSeries
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) Tuxedo
5 2 (18.18%) LDAP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle

WebSphere
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 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Tuxedo
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
4 1 (9.09%) FileNet
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) FCoE
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Multicast
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) HBase
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Server Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) DataPower
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) VMware