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 3 months to 24 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 34 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.26% 1.16% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.84% 11.54% 13.89%
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 £37.48
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.60%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 61 26 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 23.02% 10.04% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 21
Median daily rate £308 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Leicester -1 4 - -
WebSphere
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Boomi
5 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Boomi
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Junior
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP