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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 43 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.31% 1.51% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% 6.10% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £375 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £425 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
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
69 82 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.06% 24.70% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 38
Average daily rate £388 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £37.80 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.91% +160.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 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 5 (83.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) BAPI
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) R

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) BAPI
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) R
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP