Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 25 August 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 Application Server (WAS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 192 183
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9 +24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 1.61% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.03% -10.50%
10th Percentile £424 £400 £410
90th Percentile £566 £551 £506
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 673 746 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.47% 15.00% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 483 395
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £236 £268 £249
90th Percentile £575 £550 £543
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 26
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £22.08 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +31.81% -4.96%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.49 £9.88
90th Percentile £31.25 £34.75 £27.88
England median hourly rate £20.86 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.00% -

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Yorkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
South Yorkshire -10 10 £500 +15.94%
West Yorkshire +32 3 £500 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
7 3 (21.43%) Ansible
7 3 (21.43%) JAX-RS
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Maven
7 3 (21.43%) AOP
7 3 (21.43%) Java EE
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) JAX-WS
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) .NET

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (14.29%) Mule
4 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) JAX-RS
2 3 (21.43%) JAX-WS
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
1 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
1 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (21.43%) AOP
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat