Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 54 25
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.28% 0.95% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.44% 7.14% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
Belfast median daily rate £455 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.66% -8.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £415 £358 £350
90th Percentile £538 £373 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +24.66% -8.75% +33.33%
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 90 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 21.58% 13.24% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 5
Belfast median daily rate £431 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -8.75% +60.00%
10th Percentile £350 £213 £320
90th Percentile £531 £423 £488
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +18.08% -8.75% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Belfast median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 24 April 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) IBM
4 12 (54.55%) J2EE
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) JSP
6 9 (40.91%) MQSeries
6 9 (40.91%) Banking
7 8 (36.36%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) Unix
7 8 (36.36%) Servlets
7 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (27.27%) Fintech
9 5 (22.73%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) JMS
10 4 (18.18%) JUnit
10 4 (18.18%) EJB
10 4 (18.18%) CSS
10 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 4 (18.18%) DB2
10 4 (18.18%) Capita
10 4 (18.18%) JSF
10 4 (18.18%) Scala
10 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (13.64%) JSON
11 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle
12 2 (9.09%) Ant
12 2 (9.09%) Web Services

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 9 (40.91%) MQSeries
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Bower
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Grunt
2 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Senior Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) J2EE
2 10 (45.45%) JSP
3 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 8 (36.36%) Servlets
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) EJB
5 4 (18.18%) JMS
5 4 (18.18%) JSF
6 3 (13.64%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) iBATIS
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (9.09%) Spring
7 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Fintech
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 2 (9.09%) MVC
2 2 (9.09%) OO
2 2 (9.09%) TDD
2 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
3 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Microservices
3 1 (4.55%) Pattern Matching
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Java 8
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Capita
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO