Period
to 18 October 2018

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 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 131 148
Rank change year-on-year -22 +17 -52
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 5.32% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £443 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -7.81% +12.61%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £375
90th Percentile £548 £507 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +16.96%
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 532 489 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.50% 16.72% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 312 372
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.94% +2.56%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £263
90th Percentile £566 £550 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.38 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% -17.86% +40.00%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 -7 11 £444 -1.39% 4
Pudsey - 2 £525 -
Halifax -6 1 £438 +45.83%
WebSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Docker
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Xen
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (20.00%) CloudStack
5 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy

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 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) CloudStack
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Jetty
3 2 (13.33%) Mongrel
3 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (13.33%) Google App Engine
3 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) Endeca
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (6.67%) ISPF
5 1 (6.67%) JDBC
5 1 (6.67%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) JSF
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) OWASP
3 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) JCL
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) REXX
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 5 (33.33%) Xen
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) ACF2
5 1 (6.67%) RACF
5 1 (6.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Cobbler
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) hybris