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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 9 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 23 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.65% 13.71% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 42.11% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -2.74%
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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
46 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 29.30% 32.57% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 14
Average daily rate £425 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £387 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (82.76%) AIX
2 19 (65.52%) IBM
2 19 (65.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 18 (62.07%) DB2
3 18 (62.07%) Mainframe
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
4 17 (58.62%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) ClearCase
5 13 (44.83%) ClearQuest
6 12 (41.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.69%) zOS
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
9 3 (10.34%) Retail
9 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) Law
10 2 (6.90%) Migration
10 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (6.90%) IBM Certification
10 2 (6.90%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 1 (3.45%) CICS
11 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
11 1 (3.45%) RACF
11 1 (3.45%) JCL
11 1 (3.45%) Middleware

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) ClearCase
1 13 (44.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Administrator
2 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (41.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Mainframe
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) Tandem
4 1 (3.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) AIX
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) zOS
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Certification
1 2 (6.90%) IBM WebSphere Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) RACF
1 1 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) IBM
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
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