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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 23 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.77% 0.87% 3.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 6.25% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
WebSphere
UK

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
34 16 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.09% 13.91% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 29
Average daily rate £215 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £355 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim 0 2 - - 2
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) DMZ
4 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (11.11%) EJB

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XSL
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) MyBatis
3 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (11.11%) JiBX
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Struts2
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Validation
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (11.11%) Actimize