The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 23 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.83% 3.00% 3.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 15.79% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +43.28%
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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
29 19 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 26.61% 19.00% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 29
Average daily rate £220 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.72% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £355 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere 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.

1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) DMZ
4 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) FpML
6 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DMZ
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) FpML
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Struts2
3 1 (9.09%) JiBX
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) MyBatis
3 1 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
1 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) People Management
2 2 (18.18%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
4 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Actimize
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter