The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 40 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.54% 1.63% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 14.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% -12.94%  
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 30 28 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 11.54% 11.38% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 10
Median daily rate £125 £370 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.21% +6.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.44%  
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Derbyshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Derbyshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Derby - 2 £350 -
WebSphere
East Midlands

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) JPA
1 4 (100.00%) Mockito
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) JPA
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft