Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 14 December 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 96 78
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.90% 0.18% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.21% 1.24% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 15
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% +6.25%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 190 241 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.39% 14.77% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 175 160
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -5.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £183 £203 £250
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +9.35% -21.21%
10th Percentile £10.95 £13.06 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £29.30 £57.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -8.57%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Birmingham

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Birmingham

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Birmingham

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) IBM
1 26 (96.30%) Hibernate
1 26 (96.30%) Spring
1 26 (96.30%) Microservices
1 26 (96.30%) Spring Boot
1 26 (96.30%) Apache Camel
1 26 (96.30%) Java 8
2 25 (92.59%) Subversion
2 25 (92.59%) Git (software)
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 24 (88.89%) BDD
3 24 (88.89%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (85.19%) Trunk-Based Development
4 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
4 23 (85.19%) Migration
4 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 23 (85.19%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (85.19%) SQL
4 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
4 23 (85.19%) CSS
5 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) hybris
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Finance
7 1 (3.70%) ATG
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) PostgreSQL
1 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
1 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Git (software)
1 25 (92.59%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
1 25 (92.59%) Java Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) Apache Camel
1 26 (96.30%) Hibernate
1 26 (96.30%) Spring
1 26 (96.30%) Spring Boot
2 24 (88.89%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (85.19%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Microservices
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (88.89%) BDD
3 24 (88.89%) TDD
4 23 (85.19%) Migration
4 23 (85.19%) Trunk-Based Development
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) Java 8
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) ATG
2 1 (3.70%) hybris