Period
to 14 September 2019

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 14 September 2019 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 4.79% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 14
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% -9.04%
10th Percentile £413 £424 £300
90th Percentile £630 £550 £509
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% -16.50%
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 442 522 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.60% 14.99% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 331 289
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £250 £288 £281
90th Percentile £591 £575 £539
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £19.13 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +15.91% +13.79%
10th Percentile £13.70 £9.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.10 £35.55 £23.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.91 £21.29 £16.75
% change year-on-year -1.80% +27.09% -16.25%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

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 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 14 September 2019. 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 7 £425 -5.56% 3
Halifax +6 3 £500 +14.29%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) RPG
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) SAP

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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) Jetty
3 2 (20.00%) Mongrel
3 2 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Boomi
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
1 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (10.00%) IBM UrbanCode
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Programmer
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (10.00%) Talend
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) webMethods