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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / Yorkshire
Rank 106 97 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.85% 1.58% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.54% 8.06% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 21
Median daily rate £458 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £275 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

WebSphere 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 325 558 508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.30% 19.65% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 355 312
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +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 19
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 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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 0 14 £425 +25.92% 4
South Yorkshire -8 4 £500 - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 19 (52.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) J2EE
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle
5 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) IBM
7 12 (33.33%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (27.78%) Unix
9 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.22%) Identity Management
11 8 (22.22%) Law
11 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 8 (22.22%) JSP
11 8 (22.22%) JavaBeans
12 7 (19.44%) Rational Application Developer
12 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
12 7 (19.44%) Struts
12 7 (19.44%) Windows
12 7 (19.44%) LDAP
12 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
13 6 (16.67%) VMware
13 6 (16.67%) JMS
13 6 (16.67%) ITIL
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 6 (16.67%) HTTP

WebSphere
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 19 (52.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (13.89%) IBM Domino
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.78%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) LDAP
2 6 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) FCoE
3 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) Multicast
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Law
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Server Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Report Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) J2EE
2 8 (22.22%) JavaBeans
2 8 (22.22%) JSP
3 7 (19.44%) Struts
4 6 (16.67%) JMS
5 4 (11.11%) Middleware
6 3 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (5.56%) JDBC
8 1 (2.78%) .NET
8 1 (2.78%) HTML5
8 1 (2.78%) JPA
8 1 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) JSF
8 1 (2.78%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.78%) Spring
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Identity Management
2 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) People Management
6 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Jython
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.78%) SRDF
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Identity Management
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Control-M
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Avaya
4 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (2.78%) Intel
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Sybase
7 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago