Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 122 117
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 84 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 1.56% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.22% 8.94% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £371 £401 £325
90th Percentile £573 £547 £550
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

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 711 940 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.99% 17.42% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 562 753
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.09% +3.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £565 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.62% +40.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.90 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.35 £31.05 £37.04
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +15 22 £488 -2.50%
South Yorkshire -25 6 £393 -21.50% 2
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (70.00%) IBM
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (30.00%) J2EE
5 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) Maven
7 7 (23.33%) Spring
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) Ant
7 7 (23.33%) SOAP
7 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.00%) JBoss
8 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.00%) SOA
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) DataPower
9 5 (16.67%) JAX-WS
9 5 (16.67%) Java EE
9 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) iPad
9 5 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.67%) SSL
9 5 (16.67%) RAD
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle

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 13 (43.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (36.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (20.00%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) LDAP
2 2 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
2 7 (23.33%) Ant
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.33%) Gradle
4 4 (13.33%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (6.67%) ClearQuest
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Portal Developer
2 8 (26.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 8 (26.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) SOA Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) J2EE
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 8 (26.67%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) SOAP
3 7 (23.33%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (16.67%) Java EE
4 5 (16.67%) JAX-WS
4 5 (16.67%) REST
5 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) Dojo
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.00%) JAX-RS
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (6.67%) JDBC
7 2 (6.67%) JMS
7 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) XSLT
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) DataPower
2 5 (16.67%) iPad
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) AIX
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (20.00%) SOA
2 5 (16.67%) RAD
3 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.33%) System Testing
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Presales
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Jython
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) JCL
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) REXX
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) ACF2
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) RACF
2 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Microgen
4 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO