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 26 June 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.

IBM WebSphere
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 98 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 26 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.69% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.00% 10.09% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 28
Median daily rate £388 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  

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 289 466 553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.36% 16.80% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 327 354
Median daily rate £400 £447 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.56% +27.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +25.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.19 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +11 23 £375 -17.49% 2
South Yorkshire -7 3 £445 -11.00% 4
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (60.00%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) IBM
3 23 (51.11%) J2EE
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
7 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.22%) Oracle
8 10 (22.22%) Unix
9 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 8 (17.78%) HTTP
11 7 (15.56%) JMS
11 7 (15.56%) JSP
11 7 (15.56%) Banking
11 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
12 6 (13.33%) Cisco
12 6 (13.33%) VMware
12 6 (13.33%) Spring
12 6 (13.33%) XML
12 6 (13.33%) Windows
12 6 (13.33%) ITIL
13 5 (11.11%) Web Services
13 5 (11.11%) JDBC
13 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
13 5 (11.11%) LDAP
13 5 (11.11%) IBM Domino

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 14 (31.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) Liferay
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.22%) DataSynapse
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) FCoE
4 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) Multicast
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) HBase
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 4 (8.89%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (6.67%) JMeter
3 3 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Server Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Portal Developer
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) J2EE
2 14 (31.11%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) JMS
4 7 (15.56%) JSP
5 6 (13.33%) Spring
5 6 (13.33%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.11%) JDBC
6 5 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) Middleware
7 4 (8.89%) Servlets
8 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.67%) JavaBeans
8 3 (6.67%) JNI
8 3 (6.67%) JSF
8 3 (6.67%) Struts
9 2 (4.44%) D3.js
9 2 (4.44%) REST
9 2 (4.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) iSeries
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) DataPower
5 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) People Management
3 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.89%) Open Source
4 4 (8.89%) Wealth Management
5 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
6 2 (4.44%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.44%) SDLC
7 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Jython
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) NFS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.22%) SRDF
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) IBM
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Avaya
4 5 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 4 (8.89%) Sun
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) ATG
7 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft
7 2 (4.44%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Intel
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Sybase
8 1 (2.22%) TIBCO