The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
London / Croydon
Rank - 36 24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 0.35% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.13% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £700 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.36%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 47 47 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 26.86% 16.67% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 19
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Croydon