The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 35 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.62% 2.07% 3.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.36% 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Average daily rate
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£432 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £518 £500
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 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
WebSphere
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
44 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.24% 18.62% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 30
Average daily rate £275 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 5 £432 +8.06%
WebSphere
East Midlands

WebSphere
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (77.78%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) COBOL
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) CICS
5 1 (11.11%) MVS
5 1 (11.11%) JCL
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) ISPF
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (11.11%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) DB2
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (11.11%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM