Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 54 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.26% 1.50% 3.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 57.45% 8.89% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 1 4
Belfast median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £405 £406 £295
90th Percentile £438 £419 £388
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year - +17.86% -9.68%
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 94 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.12% 16.85% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 21 10
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £267
90th Percentile £438 £420 £508
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +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
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 18 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (90.74%) XML
3 46 (85.19%) Hibernate
3 46 (85.19%) Spring
4 45 (83.33%) Finance
5 44 (81.48%) CSS
5 44 (81.48%) JSP
5 44 (81.48%) JavaScript
5 44 (81.48%) MVC
5 44 (81.48%) Web Services
5 44 (81.48%) RESTful
5 44 (81.48%) Spring Integration
6 38 (70.37%) Oracle
6 38 (70.37%) Banking
7 30 (55.56%) Struts
7 30 (55.56%) WebLogic
8 28 (51.85%) DB2
8 28 (51.85%) Ajax
8 28 (51.85%) AngularJS
8 28 (51.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (51.85%) Backbone.js
9 26 (48.15%) SQL
10 22 (40.74%) HTML
11 19 (35.19%) Eclipse
12 18 (33.33%) RDBMS
12 18 (33.33%) Data Modelling
12 18 (33.33%) Waterfall
12 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (33.33%) TDD
12 18 (33.33%) Relational Database

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 30 (55.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) DB2
2 18 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 18 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 16 (29.63%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (14.81%) Apache Hive
4 8 (14.81%) Big Data
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.96%) Hadoop
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) KDB
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Eclipse
2 17 (31.48%) Bower
2 17 (31.48%) Cucumber
2 17 (31.48%) Grunt
2 17 (31.48%) Jasmine
2 17 (31.48%) JUnit
General
1 45 (83.33%) Finance
2 38 (70.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (100.00%) Developer
1 54 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 32 (59.26%) Full Stack Developer
2 32 (59.26%) Senior Developer
2 32 (59.26%) Senior Java Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 22 (40.74%) HTML CSS Developer
4 22 (40.74%) HTML Developer
5 17 (31.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (29.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Integration Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.70%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 2 (3.70%) Java Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.85%) GUI Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) XML
2 46 (85.19%) Hibernate
2 46 (85.19%) Spring
3 44 (81.48%) CSS
3 44 (81.48%) JSP
3 44 (81.48%) RESTful
3 44 (81.48%) Spring Integration
3 44 (81.48%) Web Services
4 30 (55.56%) Struts
5 28 (51.85%) Ajax
5 28 (51.85%) AngularJS
5 28 (51.85%) Backbone.js
5 28 (51.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (40.74%) HTML
7 17 (31.48%) Gherkin
8 16 (29.63%) Java EE
8 16 (29.63%) JPA
8 16 (29.63%) JSON
8 16 (29.63%) Servlets
8 16 (29.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Virtual Team
2 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) MVC
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 18 (33.33%) TDD
2 18 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
4 16 (29.63%) Concurrent Programming
4 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.81%) OO
6 7 (12.96%) ETL
6 7 (12.96%) Functional Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Pattern Matching
6 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Case Management
7 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.70%) OOD
8 2 (3.70%) RAD
8 2 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (48.15%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Sencha