The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
WebSphere Application Server
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
151 137 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.24% 19.00% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 87 83
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £11.80 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £17.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Birmingham region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Birmingham region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham