The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 13 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 2.50% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.57% 10.53% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.48 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +6.23%
WebSphere
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
14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.67% 23.75% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £413 £200 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) JSF
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE 5
3 3 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) PVCS
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE 5
2 3 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP