Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 17 November 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.89% 1.12% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 10.91% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Leicestershire median daily rate £325 £465 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.11% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £313 £376 £376
90th Percentile £338 £507 £449
East Midlands median daily rate £513 £420 £430
% change year-on-year +22.02% -2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 80 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 14.18% 10.26% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 47
Leicestershire median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £188 £180 £214
90th Percentile £420 £498 £423
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Leicestershire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +38.89% -43.75%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.15 £9.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £34.00 £25.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.81% -1.72%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Leicestershire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Leicestershire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 2 £325 -24.42%
WebSphere
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Web Operations
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) AMQP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) MQTT
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) jspm
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Trainee
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Meteor
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Polymer
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) Semantic UI
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (20.00%) Vaadin
1 1 (20.00%) WAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
2 1 (20.00%) ES6
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet