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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.11% 1.10% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.04% 6.56% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
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
184 122 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.83% 16.74% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 67 81
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Median hourly rate £10.60 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £6.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 26 (100.00%) DB2
1 26 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) JSP
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
1 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) JBoss
1 26 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 26 (100.00%) JMS
1 26 (100.00%) IBM
1 26 (100.00%) Misys
1 26 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) Back Office
1 26 (100.00%) Log4j
1 26 (100.00%) TDD
1 26 (100.00%) Web Development
1 26 (100.00%) Java EE
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE

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 26 (100.00%) JBoss
1 26 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 26 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 26 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) DB2
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Log4j
General
1 26 (100.00%) Back Office
2 14 (53.85%) Banking
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Consultant
2 17 (65.38%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Java Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) Java EE
1 26 (100.00%) JMS
1 26 (100.00%) JSP
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) TDD
1 26 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) IBM
1 26 (100.00%) Misys
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle