Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 147 133
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 47 38 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.87% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.28% 5.78% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £425 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -7.41% +41.23%
10th Percentile £388 £300 £277
90th Percentile £575 £528 £533
England median daily rate £500 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +15.94% -4.83%

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 748 658 1,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.52% 15.14% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 402 699
Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +1.82% +17.86%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +14.52% +37.78%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £30.25 £28.30 £23.53
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.95%

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 April 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 April 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 28 £550 +37.50% 8
South Yorkshire +10 15 £430 -14.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 28 (59.57%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) IBM
3 17 (36.17%) J2EE
4 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
5 14 (29.79%) Oracle
5 14 (29.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
6 12 (25.53%) JBoss
6 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
7 11 (23.40%) Open Source
7 11 (23.40%) Linux
7 11 (23.40%) Apache
8 10 (21.28%) SSL
8 10 (21.28%) SOA
8 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.28%) Puppet
8 10 (21.28%) WebSphere Portal
8 10 (21.28%) nginx
9 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (19.15%) Jetty
9 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (19.15%) VMware
9 9 (19.15%) Servlets
10 8 (17.02%) DNS
10 8 (17.02%) Banking
10 8 (17.02%) Travis CI
11 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.89%) Microservices
11 7 (14.89%) DevOps

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 (29.79%) Tomcat
1 14 (29.79%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (25.53%) JBoss
3 11 (23.40%) Apache
4 10 (21.28%) nginx
4 10 (21.28%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (19.15%) Jetty
6 6 (12.77%) IIS
6 6 (12.77%) Mongrel
6 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (10.64%) WildFly
8 3 (6.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (6.38%) Apache Synapse
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (6.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (4.26%) Mule
10 1 (2.13%) CMS
10 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.77%) Google App Engine
2 6 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.26%) npm
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SSL
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) FTP
3 6 (12.77%) HTTP
3 6 (12.77%) IPsec
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Endeca
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.02%) Travis CI
4 6 (12.77%) Maven
5 4 (8.51%) Gradle
5 4 (8.51%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (6.38%) Ant
6 3 (6.38%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Subversion
7 2 (4.26%) CircleCI
7 2 (4.26%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.26%) gulp
7 2 (4.26%) jMock
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Mockito
7 2 (4.26%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Portal Developer
3 8 (17.02%) WebSphere Developer
3 8 (17.02%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) SOA Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) J2EE
2 9 (19.15%) Servlets
3 7 (14.89%) Web Services
4 6 (12.77%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) Spring
5 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.64%) RESTful
6 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.51%) JPA
6 4 (8.51%) jQuery
6 4 (8.51%) JSP
6 4 (8.51%) Middleware
6 4 (8.51%) SOAP
6 4 (8.51%) Struts
6 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (6.38%) EJB
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) JDBC
7 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) DataPower
3 3 (6.38%) TM Forum
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) IVR
4 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) SOA
3 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps
3 7 (14.89%) Microservices
3 7 (14.89%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.38%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Loose Coupling
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Groovy
6 2 (4.26%) Java 8
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Xen
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.51%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) IBM
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) Google
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp
6 3 (6.38%) Splunk
6 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.26%) Genesys
7 2 (4.26%) Microgen
8 1 (2.13%) FatWire