The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 26 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 47 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 0.49% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 3.85% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £351 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 52 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 7.63% 12.71% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 47
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.75 £27.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.72% -57.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Coventry

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) AWT
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) BPM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 1 (33.33%) AWT
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun