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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 13 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.20% 0.85% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 62.50% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.11% 6.84% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 19
Average daily rate £425 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (70.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) AIX
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
5 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) DB2
6 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) zOS
7 3 (17.65%) ClearQuest
7 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
8 2 (11.76%) DataPower
8 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Change Management
9 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) WSDL
9 1 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) CICS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
2 3 (17.65%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) WSDL
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) DataPower
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) AIX
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) COBOL
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) HP
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