The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 110 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -44
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 8 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.33% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 1.96% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £273 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
342 409 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.20% 17.06% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 217 218
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £16.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
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 across the West Midlands region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WebSphere
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 across the West Midlands region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +3 6 £450 - 1
Coventry -17 3 £308 -3.90% 1
Birmingham 0 2 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 16 (43.24%) Java
1 16 (43.24%) IBM
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
4 13 (35.14%) CSS
4 13 (35.14%) JSP
4 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) XML
5 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 10 (27.03%) JMS
7 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
7 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
7 9 (24.32%) Spring
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
8 8 (21.62%) Back Office
8 8 (21.62%) Log4j
8 8 (21.62%) Web Development
8 8 (21.62%) Java EE
8 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
8 8 (21.62%) DB2
8 8 (21.62%) Struts
8 8 (21.62%) JBoss
8 8 (21.62%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (21.62%) Misys
9 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) hybris
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum

WebSphere
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 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
2 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
3 8 (21.62%) JBoss
3 8 (21.62%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) DB2
2 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Log4j
2 6 (16.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Back Office
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Maximo Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) CSS
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
1 13 (35.14%) JSP
1 13 (35.14%) XML
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 10 (27.03%) JMS
4 9 (24.32%) Spring
5 8 (21.62%) Java EE
5 8 (21.62%) Struts
6 6 (16.22%) Swing
6 6 (16.22%) XSLT
7 5 (13.51%) AWT
7 5 (13.51%) Servlets
8 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.41%) EDI
10 2 (5.41%) Middleware
10 2 (5.41%) REST
11 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) HPUX
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
2 8 (21.62%) TDD
2 8 (21.62%) Web Development
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.51%) OOD
4 5 (13.51%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (8.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) IBM
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Misys
4 7 (18.92%) hybris
5 6 (16.22%) Sun
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Demandware
8 1 (2.70%) ATG
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
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