The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 29 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.87% 0.92% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 7.41% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£439 £480 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £480 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +26.00%
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Northamptonshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.48% 12.39% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP