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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 24 22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.61% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.55% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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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
34 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.61% 13.33% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 18
Average daily rate £438 £275 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £157 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 21 (91.30%) IBM
1 21 (91.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
3 18 (78.26%) AIX
3 18 (78.26%) Mainframe
4 16 (69.57%) ClearQuest
4 16 (69.57%) ClearCase
4 16 (69.57%) Oracle
4 16 (69.57%) DB2
4 16 (69.57%) Workflow Management
4 16 (69.57%) Service Delivery
4 16 (69.57%) Management Information System
4 16 (69.57%) Workflow
4 16 (69.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (69.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Banking
6 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) UNIX
8 2 (8.70%) Java
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) SSL
8 2 (8.70%) DataPower
8 2 (8.70%) iSeries
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Clustering
9 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (69.57%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) ClearQuest
1 16 (69.57%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Specialist
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Developer
2 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Mainframe
2 16 (69.57%) Management Information System
2 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) DataPower
3 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Workflow Management
1 16 (69.57%) Service Delivery
1 16 (69.57%) Workflow
1 16 (69.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) SOA
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) IBM
2 16 (69.57%) Oracle