The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 1.11% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 6.25% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£413 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £34.00
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
130 112 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.01% 17.81% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 51
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) SOA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Thunderhead
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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