The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank - 122 116
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.62% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
537 495 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.65% 19.37% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 294 202
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 37
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £31.40 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM