Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 12 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 147 124
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 38 33 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.74% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.89% 4.57% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £385 £371 £416
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.08 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -11.79% +4.17% -10.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 777 722 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.60% 16.23% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 465 538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £268 £220 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £28.60 £24.70 £31.20
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
West Yorkshire -17 18 £450 -13.25% 4
South Yorkshire +2 17 £463 +15.63% 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 19 (50.00%) Windows
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) IBM
3 13 (34.21%) Middleware
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Xen
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
6 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (26.32%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (23.68%) Docker
7 9 (23.68%) Banking
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) J2EE
8 8 (21.05%) Solaris
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.05%) VMware
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 8 (21.05%) Puppet

WebSphere
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 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
2 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (15.79%) JBoss
4 5 (13.16%) Jetty
5 4 (10.53%) Apache
5 4 (10.53%) CloudStack
5 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 4 (10.53%) Mongrel
5 4 (10.53%) nginx
5 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
5 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.26%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (2.63%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.53%) Google App Engine
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.63%) IaaS
6 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SSL
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) FTP
3 4 (10.53%) IPsec
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) NAS
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) AMQP
5 1 (2.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Travis CI
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Middleware
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) J2EE
2 8 (21.05%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (10.53%) REST
5 4 (10.53%) Servlets
5 4 (10.53%) XSLT
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (7.89%) JMS
6 3 (7.89%) JSF
6 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) Java EE
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) JSON
7 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) DataPower
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Solaris
3 6 (15.79%) AIX
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 5 (13.16%) Android
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) Android Development
6 5 (13.16%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Mobile First
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
7 4 (10.53%) OWASP
7 4 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Kanban
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) Python
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) COBOL
8 1 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) JCL
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) REXX
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Xen
2 9 (23.68%) Docker
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 4 (10.53%) SRDF
4 4 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 4 (10.53%) XenServer
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) ACF2
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) KVM
6 1 (2.63%) RACF
6 1 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Cobbler
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) CA Endevor
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) IBM
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) Google
5 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) EMC
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) MuleSoft
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos
8 2 (5.26%) Coverity
8 2 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (5.26%) Lotus
9 1 (2.63%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (2.63%) Informatica
9 1 (2.63%) MKS
9 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.63%) Veritas