The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 28 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.61% 1.32% 2.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 10.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.34%  
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 £40.00 £35.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year +14.28% -7.03%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 32 19 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 20.92% 12.50% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 34
Median daily rate £300 £350 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +47.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.75 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Leicester

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Degree

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree