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 3 months to 23 April 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.42% 1.11% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.54% 6.67% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year +0.59% +1.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -4.16%  

WebSphere 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 26 15 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 12.32% 16.67% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 15
Median daily rate £365 £400 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +92.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £360 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -24 3 £365 -
WebSphere
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) HDFS
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (25.00%) KYC
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pattern Matching
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) IDOL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Core Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Java Development Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) KYC
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Actimize
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) VMware