The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.55% 0.50% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 3.23% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
WebSphere
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.02% 15.35% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 1
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Leicester region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Leicester region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

WebSphere
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) iSeries
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) BPR
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) IBM