Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 47 23
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 42 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.94% 0.30% 2.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 56.00% 1.96% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 4
Belfast median daily rate £420 - £350
10th Percentile £406 - £295
90th Percentile £445 - £431
County Antrim median daily rate £420 - £350
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 75 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.96% 15.50% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 8
Belfast median daily rate £413 £310 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.06% -20.00% +23.02%
10th Percentile £346 £213 £226
90th Percentile £458 £420 £523
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £310 £388
% change year-on-year +33.06% -20.00% +23.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Belfast median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £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 19 January 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (80.95%) Finance
2 34 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 34 (80.95%) JSP
3 32 (76.19%) XML
4 29 (69.05%) SQL
5 28 (66.67%) CSS
6 27 (64.29%) Hibernate
6 27 (64.29%) Spring
7 26 (61.90%) MVC
7 26 (61.90%) Web Services
7 26 (61.90%) RESTful
7 26 (61.90%) Spring Integration
8 25 (59.52%) Banking
9 22 (52.38%) Oracle
10 19 (45.24%) DB2
10 19 (45.24%) Ajax
11 18 (42.86%) Struts
11 18 (42.86%) JUnit
11 18 (42.86%) WebLogic
11 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
12 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
12 17 (40.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (40.48%) Backbone.js
12 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
12 17 (40.48%) Servlets
12 17 (40.48%) Eclipse
12 17 (40.48%) RDBMS
12 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (40.48%) TDD

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 18 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 8 (19.05%) MQSeries
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) DB2
2 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 17 (40.48%) RDBMS
4 16 (38.10%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 4 (9.52%) Big Data
5 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) KDB
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) JUnit
2 17 (40.48%) Eclipse
3 16 (38.10%) Bower
3 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
3 16 (38.10%) Grunt
3 16 (38.10%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.76%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 34 (80.95%) Finance
2 25 (59.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
1 42 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 22 (52.38%) Senior Developer
2 22 (52.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (21.43%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (21.43%) HTML Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 7 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.76%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 2 (4.76%) Java Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) JSP
2 32 (76.19%) XML
3 28 (66.67%) CSS
4 27 (64.29%) Hibernate
4 27 (64.29%) Spring
5 26 (61.90%) RESTful
5 26 (61.90%) Spring Integration
5 26 (61.90%) Web Services
6 19 (45.24%) Ajax
7 18 (42.86%) Struts
8 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
8 17 (40.48%) Backbone.js
8 17 (40.48%) Servlets
8 17 (40.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (38.10%) Gherkin
10 11 (26.19%) HTML
11 9 (21.43%) J2EE
11 9 (21.43%) JPA
11 9 (21.43%) Node.js
11 9 (21.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 9 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.90%) SWIFT
3 3 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) MVC
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
2 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
3 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.43%) Concurrent Programming
4 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Time Management
6 5 (11.90%) ETL
7 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) Pattern Matching
8 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.38%) OOD
8 1 (2.38%) RAD
8 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 29 (69.05%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Sencha