The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leicestershire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 45 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.56% 2.26% 5.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 14.71% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate £358 £438 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
49 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.76% 15.38% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £443 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +215.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
East Midlands

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -12 1 £390 -
WebSphere
East Midlands

WebSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) Commerce Server
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) Commerce Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP