Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 21 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 45 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 41 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.82% 0.30% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 55.41% 1.96% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 4
County Antrim median daily rate £420 - £350
10th Percentile £406 - £295
90th Percentile £445 - £431
Northern Ireland median daily rate £415 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 74 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 15.91% 15.36% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 8
County Antrim 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
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £270 £388
% change year-on-year +52.78% -30.32% +26.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in County Antrim

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in County Antrim

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +18 41 £420 - 2
WebSphere
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 34 (82.93%) JSP
3 33 (80.49%) Finance
4 32 (78.05%) XML
5 28 (68.29%) CSS
5 28 (68.29%) SQL
6 26 (63.41%) Web Services
6 26 (63.41%) MVC
6 26 (63.41%) Hibernate
6 26 (63.41%) Spring
6 26 (63.41%) RESTful
6 26 (63.41%) Spring Integration
7 24 (58.54%) Banking
8 21 (51.22%) Oracle
9 19 (46.34%) DB2
9 19 (46.34%) Ajax
10 18 (43.90%) JUnit
11 17 (41.46%) WebLogic
11 17 (41.46%) Servlets
11 17 (41.46%) Struts
11 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (41.46%) TDD
11 17 (41.46%) Waterfall
11 17 (41.46%) Backbone.js
11 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
11 17 (41.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
12 16 (39.02%) Bower
12 16 (39.02%) Gherkin

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 17 (41.46%) WebLogic
2 8 (19.51%) MQSeries
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) DB2
2 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
3 16 (39.02%) DB2 UDB
3 16 (39.02%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data
4 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) JUnit
2 16 (39.02%) Bower
2 16 (39.02%) Cucumber
2 16 (39.02%) Eclipse
2 16 (39.02%) Grunt
2 16 (39.02%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.88%) Ant
3 2 (4.88%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 24 (58.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
1 41 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Senior Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (24.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (21.95%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (21.95%) HTML Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.88%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 2 (4.88%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) JSP
2 32 (78.05%) XML
3 28 (68.29%) CSS
4 26 (63.41%) Hibernate
4 26 (63.41%) RESTful
4 26 (63.41%) Spring
4 26 (63.41%) Spring Integration
4 26 (63.41%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) Ajax
6 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
6 17 (41.46%) Backbone.js
6 17 (41.46%) Servlets
6 17 (41.46%) Struts
6 17 (41.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (39.02%) Gherkin
8 11 (26.83%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) Java EE
9 9 (21.95%) JPA
9 9 (21.95%) JSON
9 9 (21.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
1 9 (21.95%) Virtual Team
2 5 (12.20%) SWIFT
3 3 (7.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) MVC
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
2 17 (41.46%) Waterfall
3 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Concurrent Programming
4 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
4 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 6 (14.63%) Time Management
6 5 (12.20%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) Pattern Matching
8 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (82.93%) JavaScript
3 28 (68.29%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) IBM