The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the County Antrim region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.98% 3.90% 5.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 17.65% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
16 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 15.69% 22.08% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 9
Average daily rate £278 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.61% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
Northern Ireland

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Belfast +8 1 - -
WebSphere
Northern Ireland

WebSphere
Top 14 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Swing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (20.00%) Build Forge
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) REST

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Swing
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C++