The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 18 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.49% 8.28% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.44% 60.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
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West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
36 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.08% 13.79% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 9
Average daily rate £435 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

WebSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) DB2
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
3 6 (66.67%) ClearQuest
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Migration

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (66.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) AIX
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable
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