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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 65 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.73% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 4.76% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
108 126 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.04% 15.25% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 55
Median daily rate £350 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £9.00 £11.93 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -27.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM