Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 145 97
Rank change year-on-year +8 -48 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 28 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.77% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.56% 4.65% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £469 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £427 £371 £325
90th Percentile £506 £525 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £443 £500 £428
% change year-on-year -11.50% +16.96% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire 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 506 602 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.87% 16.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 364 548
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +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% -2.80%
10th Percentile £10.38 £12.58 £9.28
90th Percentile £25.70 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% -6.25%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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 -3 8 £469 -6.25% 1
Halifax +14 5 - - 1
WebSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) iPad
8 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 5 (27.78%) SSL
8 5 (27.78%) Maven
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) RAD
9 4 (22.22%) Ant
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 4 (22.22%) Subversion
9 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (22.22%) Rational Application Developer
9 4 (22.22%) Dojo
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) System Testing
9 4 (22.22%) DataPower
9 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 4 (22.22%) Gradle
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) SOA

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 11 (61.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Gradle
2 4 (22.22%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Portal Developer
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) Dojo
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) JDBC
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) ISPF
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) iPad
2 4 (22.22%) DataPower
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) RAD
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) System Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Jython
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) JCL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) REXX
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) ACF2
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
1 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) VMware