Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 July 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 59 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.31% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 0.67% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Merseyside median daily rate £375 - £425
10th Percentile £363 - £413
90th Percentile £388 - £438
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 146 149 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 22.92% 23.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 72 53
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £208
90th Percentile £553 £525 £540
North West median daily rate £375 £387 £375
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £15.55 £14.74 £14.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +4.69%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Merseyside

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Merseyside

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) jMock
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) jMock
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (50.00%) IBM