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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 21 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.20% 1.14% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.12% 8.33% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - £34.00
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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
33 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.40% 13.71% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 19
Average daily rate £438 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £160 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 24 (92.31%) IBM
2 23 (88.46%) Linux
3 21 (80.77%) AIX
3 21 (80.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 18 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (69.23%) Mainframe
5 16 (61.54%) ClearQuest
5 16 (61.54%) ClearCase
5 16 (61.54%) Oracle
5 16 (61.54%) DB2
5 16 (61.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 16 (61.54%) Workflow Management
5 16 (61.54%) Service Delivery
5 16 (61.54%) Management Information System
5 16 (61.54%) Workflow
5 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 3 (11.54%) UNIX
10 2 (7.69%) Java
10 2 (7.69%) SOA
10 2 (7.69%) SSL
10 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
10 2 (7.69%) Clustering
10 2 (7.69%) DataPower
10 2 (7.69%) iSeries

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (61.54%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) ClearQuest
1 16 (61.54%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Specialist
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Developer
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Mainframe
2 16 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) DataPower
3 2 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) AIX
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (61.54%) Workflow Management
2 16 (61.54%) Service Delivery
2 16 (61.54%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) IBM
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle