The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Belfast region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 15 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.30% 4.76% 10.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 100.00% 31.25% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.30% 15.24% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 14
Average daily rate - £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere
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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 30 July 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 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) FileNet
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) FileNet
1 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Build Forge
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) IBM