Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 149 119
Rank change year-on-year -16 -30 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 42 39 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.92% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 6.13% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 68
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.00% +37.93%
10th Percentile £388 £300 £317
90th Percentile £568 £510 £546
England median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -7.04%

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 770 636 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.49% 15.00% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 382 694
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.05% +15.50%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £252
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.24% +13.79% +20.83%
10th Percentile £12.60 £9.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £34.55 £29.30 £25.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -19 26 £520 +30.00% 2
South Yorkshire -2 10 £430 -3.37%
North Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (64.29%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 17 (40.48%) J2EE
3 17 (40.48%) Oracle
3 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
4 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (33.33%) SSL
5 13 (30.95%) IBM
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
6 12 (28.57%) Puppet
6 12 (28.57%) nginx
6 12 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (28.57%) Apache
7 11 (26.19%) JBoss
7 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (26.19%) Jetty
8 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (23.81%) Open Source
8 10 (23.81%) DNS
8 10 (23.81%) Middleware
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
8 10 (23.81%) VMware
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 9 (21.43%) Banking
9 9 (21.43%) Xen
9 9 (21.43%) Servlets
9 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
9 9 (21.43%) Travis CI

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 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
2 12 (28.57%) Apache
2 12 (28.57%) nginx
2 12 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (26.19%) JBoss
3 11 (26.19%) Jetty
4 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
5 8 (19.05%) IIS
5 8 (19.05%) Mongrel
6 4 (9.52%) WildFly
7 3 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (7.14%) Mule
7 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (4.76%) CMS
9 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (2.38%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (2.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (19.05%) Google App Engine
2 8 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) npm
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) SSL
2 10 (23.81%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 8 (19.05%) FTP
3 8 (19.05%) HTTP
3 8 (19.05%) IPsec
3 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) SMS
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) Multicast
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (4.76%) Endeca
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 4 (9.52%) Maven
5 3 (7.14%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (4.76%) JUnit
7 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (2.38%) gulp
7 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.38%) jMock
7 1 (2.38%) Mockito
7 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Portal Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) J2EE
2 10 (23.81%) Middleware
3 9 (21.43%) Servlets
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
5 6 (14.29%) XML
6 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) CSS
7 4 (9.52%) Java EE
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (7.14%) HTML5
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 3 (7.14%) REST
8 3 (7.14%) RESTful
8 3 (7.14%) Spring
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) JSF
9 2 (4.76%) SOAP
9 2 (4.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) IVR
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) DataPower
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (4.76%) AIX
5 2 (4.76%) zOS
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) Open Source
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Microservices
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.52%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (7.14%) Kanban
10 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Java 8
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) JCL
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) REXX
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Xen
3 4 (9.52%) Docker
4 1 (2.38%) ACF2
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) RACF
4 1 (2.38%) SRDF
4 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) IBM
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) Google
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Coverity
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Genesys
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) FatWire
7 1 (2.38%) hybris
7 1 (2.38%) Microgen
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
7 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas