Period
to 20 October 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 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 152 118
Rank change year-on-year -22 -34 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 33 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.78% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.15% 4.78% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £448 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.84% -10.50% +16.96%
10th Percentile £381 £371 £400
90th Percentile £638 £547 £545
England median daily rate £500 £498 £466
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.76% +3.56%
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% -10.00%

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 747 690 971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.31% 16.24% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 420 590
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.42% +4.71%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £566 £563 £565
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.05% +40.00%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.00 £13.07
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.60 £31.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +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 20 October 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 20 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
West Yorkshire -24 15 £450 - 4
South Yorkshire +10 14 £450 +13.56% 6
North Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) Middleware
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle
6 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
6 10 (32.26%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Banking
7 9 (29.03%) XML
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (29.03%) Xen
8 8 (25.81%) Docker
8 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) Solaris
9 7 (22.58%) J2EE
9 7 (22.58%) IBM
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (19.35%) Puppet
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (19.35%) JBoss
10 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 6 (19.35%) Red Hat

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 (35.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) CloudStack
4 3 (9.68%) Jetty
4 3 (9.68%) nginx
4 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
5 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) Mongrel
6 1 (3.23%) CICS
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.23%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) NAS
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) FTP
4 2 (6.45%) IPsec
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) AMQP
5 1 (3.23%) Multicast
5 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Endeca
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.23%) Gradle
5 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Middleware
2 9 (29.03%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) J2EE
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) XSLT
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (9.68%) JMS
7 3 (9.68%) JSF
7 3 (9.68%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) Servlets
7 3 (9.68%) Spring
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) Java EE
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) DataPower
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Solaris
4 5 (16.13%) AIX
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) IT Strategy
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (12.90%) Kanban
4 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) OWASP
5 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) Java 8
7 1 (3.23%) JCL
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) REXX
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Xen
2 8 (25.81%) Docker
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) NFS
4 4 (12.90%) SRDF
4 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) XenServer
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.23%) ACF2
7 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) KVM
7 1 (3.23%) RACF
7 1 (3.23%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Cobbler
4 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (3.23%) CA Endevor
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Google
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) MuleSoft
7 2 (6.45%) Cognos
7 2 (6.45%) Coverity
7 2 (6.45%) Lotus
8 1 (3.23%) hybris
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica
8 1 (3.23%) MKS
8 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas