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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.06% 6.48% 5.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 41.18% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
17 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.35% 15.74% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 3 £400 +14.28% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) JSF
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE 5
3 4 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) PVCS
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) JDBC
3 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) NetWeaver
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) NetWeaver
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) JSF
2 4 (66.67%) EJB
2 4 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE 5
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) JDBC
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle