Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 134 163
Rank change year-on-year -22 +29 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% 2.86% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £525 £475 £319
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £461 £350
% change year-on-year +19.24% +31.79% -28.21%
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 533 524 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.37% 17.36% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 293 509
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £246 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £539 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £420
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £17.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +12.45% +29.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.51 £11.85
90th Percentile £22.44 £26.95 £22.55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.05% +24.59% +24.90%

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 22 February 2018. 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 -9 4 £550 -
Halifax - 2 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) J2EE
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (50.00%) Maven
5 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) iPad
6 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Subversion
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) RAD
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) Ant
7 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Gradle
7 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (33.33%) Dojo
7 4 (33.33%) System Testing
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Synapse
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (25.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (8.33%) CMS
5 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Endeca
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) Ant
3 4 (33.33%) Gradle
3 4 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
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%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Portal Developer
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) SOA Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) Dojo
3 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (25.00%) Kafka
4 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (25.00%) Velocity
5 2 (16.67%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) TM Forum
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) RAD
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Loose Coupling
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Presales
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) E-business
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
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 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) FatWire