The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 35 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.24% 1.60% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.80% 9.26% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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 Coventry region.

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
69 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.36% 17.31% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 5
Average daily rate £375 £400 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +272.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.72% -61.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SSADM
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) DSDM
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Ant
6 1 (11.11%) JAXP
6 1 (11.11%) JAXB
6 1 (11.11%) HP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Architect
3 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) JAXP
4 1 (11.11%) JAXB
4 1 (11.11%) EJB
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
4 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SSADM
1 3 (33.33%) RUP
1 3 (33.33%) DSDM
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) AOP
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP