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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 78 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.10% 1.65% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.58% 8.99% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Median daily rate £425 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £247 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £400 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 228 356 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 16.72% 18.41% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 224 220
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £9.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +15 14 £458 +33.09% 4
Halifax +2 1 £300 -
WebSphere
Yorkshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 15 (57.69%) Java
1 15 (57.69%) J2EE
2 13 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
6 8 (30.77%) Law
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) JSP
6 8 (30.77%) JavaBeans
6 8 (30.77%) IBM
6 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 7 (26.92%) Rational Application Developer
7 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 7 (26.92%) Struts
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Avaya
9 5 (19.23%) SLA
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco

WebSphere
Top Related 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 13 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (19.23%) IBM Domino
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) CloudStack
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
1 5 (19.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Law
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) J2EE
2 8 (30.77%) JavaBeans
2 8 (30.77%) JSP
3 7 (26.92%) Struts
4 5 (19.23%) JMS
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) JDBC
6 1 (3.85%) JPA
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) JSF
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
1 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) People Management
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) DSDM
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
2 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Identity Management
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Avaya
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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