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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 40 43 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.55% 0.85% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.00% 4.69% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 50 64 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 13.77% 18.03% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 43
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -53.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Coventry

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (80.00%) JSP
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Swing
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) AWT
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) JDBC
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) JSTL

WebSphere
Top Related 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) BPM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) AWT
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) Swing
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSTL
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) IBM