The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 46 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.28% 0.67% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
WebSphere
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
84 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.86% 15.47% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Somerset region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 May 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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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
Taunton - 1 £445 -
WebSphere
South West

WebSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft