The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire 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 37 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.43% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 2.78% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £480 £109 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+342.39% -70.77%
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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
51 36 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.13% 15.58% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 41
Average daily rate £400 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £109 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -67.60%
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 Northamptonshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Informix
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Tandem
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) hybris
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) OAuth
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Tandem
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) ATG
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft