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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 17 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.07% 0.61% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £32.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.41% +9.16%
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
20 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.27% 15.24% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 0
Average daily rate £249 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (83.33%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) MVS
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) ISPF
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM