Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 November 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 Application Server (WAS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 156 172
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 1.69% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £455 £397 £325
90th Percentile £575 £525 £573
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £383
% change year-on-year - +30.72% +14.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 520 591 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.08% 16.42% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 350 536
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +1.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £266 £254
90th Percentile £564 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +3.93%
10th Percentile £10.38 £12.58 £9.28
90th Percentile £25.70 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.62% +40.00% -2.80%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in West Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in West Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in West Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leeds +15 5 £550 -
Halifax +16 2 - -
WebSphere Application Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (91.67%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) J2EE
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) RAD
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) iPad
6 5 (41.67%) Maven
6 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Gradle
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) System Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Dojo
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (33.33%) Ant
7 4 (33.33%) Subversion
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) SOA
8 3 (25.00%) DataPower
9 2 (16.67%) REST

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) nginx
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 4 (33.33%) Ant
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Portal Developer
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) Dojo
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) JDBC
4 2 (16.67%) JMS
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) Kafka
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) React
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) DataPower
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) RAD
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Loose Coupling
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Jython
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) VMware