The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 29 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.

IBM WebSphere
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.64% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.00% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +83.48%  
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 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31 25 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 24.80% 15.92% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 21
Median daily rate £375 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £525 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Middlesex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PowerBroker

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerBroker