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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 41 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 0.36% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 2.13% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £320 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
65 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.06% 16.97% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 18
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% +162.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ATG
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Commerce Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) JSTL
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle