The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 4.76% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 29.17% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £550 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
WebSphere
England

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

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.16% 16.33% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java