The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 45 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 0.27% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 1.18% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -7.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
80 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.39% 23.04% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 19
Average daily rate £363 £358 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

WebSphere
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM