Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 156 156
Rank change year-on-year +43 0 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 34 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.88% 4.56% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 30
Median daily rate £600 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £463 £381 £388
90th Percentile £635 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £500 £490
% change year-on-year -4.05% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year - +10.24% -20.63%

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 258 746 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.80% 16.76% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 464 490
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £262
90th Percentile £594 £566 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £458
% change year-on-year - +3.83% +5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.13 £11.08
90th Percentile £22.38 £31.25 £30.25
Median hourly rate £24.10 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.88% -6.50% +2.56%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Yorkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in Yorkshire.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +55 10 £600 +20.00%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
5 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) JSP
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) WSDL
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) API Development
6 2 (20.00%) Apigee
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) AWS

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 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Apigee
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) WSDL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) API Development
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Blue-Green Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware