The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Application Server (WAS)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 1.18% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +17.83% -7.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +1.40%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 41 14 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 12.42% 16.47% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 10
Median daily rate £365 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.51% +106.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £345 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in County Antrim

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in County Antrim