The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Halifax region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 11 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.65% 0.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 58.06% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.34% 9.94% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 23
Average daily rate £425 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WebSphere
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) Linux
1 23 (71.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 19 (59.38%) IBM
3 18 (56.25%) AIX
4 16 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 12 (37.50%) ClearCase
6 12 (37.50%) Banking
7 11 (34.38%) Workflow Management
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle
7 11 (34.38%) DB2
7 11 (34.38%) ClearQuest
7 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (34.38%) Workflow
8 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
9 8 (25.00%) UNIX
10 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
11 3 (9.38%) DataPower
11 3 (9.38%) SOA
12 2 (6.25%) SSL
12 2 (6.25%) zOS
12 2 (6.25%) Java
12 2 (6.25%) Clustering
12 2 (6.25%) Migration
12 2 (6.25%) iSeries
12 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 11 (34.38%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Developer
3 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) DataPower
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) AIX
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (34.38%) Workflow Management
2 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
2 11 (34.38%) Workflow
3 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) IBM
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) HP
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