The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 20 20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.75% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 16.67% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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

Application Platforms Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
29 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.39% 16.51% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Median daily rate £225 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +25.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £7.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

WebSphere
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) KYC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware