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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 19 19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.02% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.74% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
13 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.29% 33.33% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 4
Average daily rate £400 £220 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £141 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £394 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) NetWeaver
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) PVCS
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE 5
2 2 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) NetWeaver
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE 5
1 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) SAP