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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.99% 0.78% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £308 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
51 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.62% 17.66% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 26
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -47.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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 24 February 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) JSP
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Servlets
3 4 (57.14%) Struts
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Swing
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
3 4 (57.14%) AWT
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) JSTL

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BPM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Process Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) AWT
2 4 (57.14%) Servlets
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Struts
2 4 (57.14%) Swing
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSTL
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) IBM