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 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 Application Server (WAS)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 139 123
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.11% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 0.54% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £458 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.55% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £338 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £348 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 336 558 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.56% 19.65% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 355 306
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.99 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.78% -8.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
West Yorkshire +12 7 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £458 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) J2EE
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Law
4 8 (38.10%) Identity Management
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) JSP
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) JavaBeans
4 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
5 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (33.33%) LDAP
5 7 (33.33%) Struts
6 6 (28.57%) JMS
7 5 (23.81%) HTTP
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 3 (14.29%) Unix
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (14.29%) DataPower

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (4.76%) FileNet
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (23.81%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Law
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Administrator
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Server Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
2 8 (38.10%) JavaBeans
2 8 (38.10%) JSP
3 7 (33.33%) Struts
4 6 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (4.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Identity Management
1 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Jython
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) MuleSoft
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Splunk