Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 5 June 2020 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 132 153
Rank change year-on-year +52 +21 -41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 13 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.77% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 2.44% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 17
Median daily rate £600 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £420
90th Percentile £635 £525 £670
Yorkshire median daily rate £600 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 162 532 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.48% 18.41% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 344 365
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.22%
10th Percentile £251 £264 £263
90th Percentile £600 £568 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 15
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.07% +21.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.63 £10.70
90th Percentile £24.05 £26.99 £32.35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -7.14%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for WebSphere in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +45 10 £600 +41.18%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
5 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) JSP
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) WSDL
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) API Development
6 2 (20.00%) Apigee
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) AWS

WebSphere
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 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Apigee
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) WSDL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) API Development
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Blue-Green Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware