Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 63 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.31% 10.10% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.90% 65.63% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 1
Belfast median daily rate £431 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% - +17.86%
10th Percentile £406 £388 £406
90th Percentile £538 £483 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +4.48% - +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere 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 84 96 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 25.23% 15.38% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 69 11
Belfast median daily rate £430 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £385 £258 £250
90th Percentile £538 £438 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +4.24% +37.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Belfast median hourly rate - £9.50 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.65% -62.11%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £9.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year - -21.65% -62.11%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Belfast

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
1 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) Oracle
2 19 (61.29%) XML
3 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 18 (58.06%) JSP
3 18 (58.06%) DB2
3 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Finance
3 18 (58.06%) RESTful
4 17 (54.84%) Banking
4 17 (54.84%) Ajax
4 17 (54.84%) RDBMS
4 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
5 16 (51.61%) JMS
6 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
6 15 (48.39%) Web Services
6 15 (48.39%) MVC
6 15 (48.39%) JUnit
6 15 (48.39%) EJB
6 15 (48.39%) TDD
6 15 (48.39%) Cucumber
6 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
6 15 (48.39%) Backbone.js
6 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (48.39%) AngularJS
7 14 (45.16%) Gherkin
7 14 (45.16%) Jasmine
7 14 (45.16%) Grunt
7 14 (45.16%) Bower

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (45.16%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) DB2
2 17 (54.84%) RDBMS
2 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
3 13 (41.94%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Cucumber
1 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
1 15 (48.39%) JUnit
2 14 (45.16%) Bower
2 14 (45.16%) Grunt
2 14 (45.16%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 17 (54.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 29 (93.55%) Java Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Scala Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Senior Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) XML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
2 18 (58.06%) JSP
2 18 (58.06%) RESTful
3 17 (54.84%) Ajax
4 16 (51.61%) JMS
5 15 (48.39%) AngularJS
5 15 (48.39%) Backbone.js
5 15 (48.39%) EJB
5 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (48.39%) Web Services
6 14 (45.16%) Gherkin
6 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
6 14 (45.16%) Spring
6 14 (45.16%) Struts
7 13 (41.94%) J2EE
7 13 (41.94%) Spring Batch
7 13 (41.94%) Spring Integration
8 12 (38.71%) JSF
9 4 (12.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) MVC
1 15 (48.39%) TDD
1 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Project Management
3 13 (41.94%) Time Management
3 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Pattern Matching
6 1 (3.23%) RAD
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
1 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM