The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 18 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.15% 1.90% 8.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.83% 9.38% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
Median daily rate £430 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £402 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
WebSphere
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
24 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.74% 20.25% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 18
Median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) FileNet
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Java

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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%) FileNet
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) FileNet Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware