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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.33% 0.36% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.21% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
39 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.35% 14.96% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 18
Average daily rate £300 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £201 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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 - 6 £370 -
WebSphere
East Midlands

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Middleware
4 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) DB2
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (11.76%) Ansible
6 2 (11.76%) COBOL
6 2 (11.76%) CA Endevor
6 2 (11.76%) Puppet
6 2 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Ant
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (11.76%) CICS
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (11.76%) NATURAL
6 2 (11.76%) JCL
6 2 (11.76%) Adabas

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.76%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) Adabas
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) BPR
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) COBOL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) NATURAL
2 2 (11.76%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) CA Endevor
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace