The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 20 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.30% 4.44% 7.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 26.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
WebSphere Application Server
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
15 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.24% 16.67% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Belfast region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

WebSphere Application Server
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) PVCS
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) EJB
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 4 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) EJB
1 4 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 4 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle