The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 29 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.26% 0.89% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.57% 9.09% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £464 £475 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +18.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
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
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.64% 9.82% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 12
Average daily rate £375 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £151 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £698 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

WebSphere
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) DataStage
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Netezza
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DataStage
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DataStage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Netezza