The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 52 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.63% 0.93% 3.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 4.48% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Median daily rate £400 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
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 Coventry region.

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
87 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.16% 20.81% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 41
Median daily rate £348 £354 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.57 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -5.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) DataPower
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) BAPI
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) EPoS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) BAPI
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DataPower
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle