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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 21 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.60% 7.00% 18.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.89% 50.00% 60.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£353 £413 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +55.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £403 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £423 £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 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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
18 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.40% 14.00% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 14
Average daily rate £315 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 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 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) FpML
4 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio
4 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
4 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (37.50%) Equities
4 3 (37.50%) Derivative
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Actimize
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) People Management

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) FpML
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio
2 3 (37.50%) Actimize
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) Reuters
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago