Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 42 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.19% 6.46% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.81% 44.74% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 1
Belfast median daily rate £525 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £416 £358 £406
90th Percentile £538 £488 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £525 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +27.27% - +10.00%
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 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 21.82% 14.45% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 7
Belfast median daily rate £432 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% - +77.78%
10th Percentile £350 £257 £280
90th Percentile £538 £458 £460
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.88% - +77.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 July 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) JMS
4 10 (50.00%) J2EE
4 10 (50.00%) EJB
4 10 (50.00%) JSF
4 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Capita
4 10 (50.00%) Scala
4 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) JSP
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) DB2
7 5 (25.00%) JUnit
7 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) Cucumber

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 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Bower
1 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (25.00%) Grunt
1 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Scala Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) JMS
2 10 (50.00%) EJB
2 10 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (50.00%) JSF
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (25.00%) JSP
3 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) Spring Batch
4 4 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Fintech
3 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Scala
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Capita
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO