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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 17 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 5.17% 17.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 55.56% 40.00% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £425 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
9 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.57% 12.93% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Average daily rate £318 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Actimize
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) Business Objects

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (40.00%) Actimize
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago