The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 20 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.14% 1.35% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 20.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.25

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

Application Platforms Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.55% 6.76% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 18
Median daily rate £400 £400 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Preston

WebSphere
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Preston region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat