The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 66 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.30% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 2.22% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
WebSphere
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
136 90 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.32% 13.66% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 79
Median daily rate £430 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.21 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +40.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) JMS
2 19 (95.00%) Misys
2 19 (95.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 19 (95.00%) Log4j
2 19 (95.00%) Back Office
2 19 (95.00%) TDD
2 19 (95.00%) XML
2 19 (95.00%) JBoss
2 19 (95.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (95.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) JSP
2 19 (95.00%) HTML
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) DB2
2 19 (95.00%) Web Development
2 19 (95.00%) Java EE
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (95.00%) JBoss
1 19 (95.00%) Tomcat
1 19 (95.00%) WebLogic
1 19 (95.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) DB2
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Log4j
General
1 19 (95.00%) Back Office
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Consultant
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) JMS
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) HTML
2 19 (95.00%) Java EE
2 19 (95.00%) JSP
2 19 (95.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) TDD
1 19 (95.00%) Web Development
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 19 (95.00%) Misys
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle