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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 11 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.58% 0.65% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.25% 5.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£370 - £220
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 - £264
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%
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
32 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.24% 10.97% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 16
Average daily rate £250 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £337 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £98.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.22% +335.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) DB2
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) VSAM
5 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) CICS
5 2 (16.67%) NATURAL
5 2 (16.67%) JCL
5 2 (16.67%) Adabas
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) COBOL
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Ant
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Python

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CICS
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Adabas
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) VSAM
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) BPR
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) NATURAL
2 2 (16.67%) JCL
2 2 (16.67%) COBOL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace