Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast - 0.37% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.17% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Belfast median daily rate - £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.92% -
County Antrim median daily rate - £413 £325
% change year-on-year - +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 95 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.18% 17.23% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 22 9
Belfast median daily rate £413 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £247
90th Percentile £438 £420 £515
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate £11.50 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year -5.15% - -

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Belfast

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Belfast