The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 April 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.98% 0.49% 4.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.00% 2.78% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £513 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £410
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -4.16%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 20 36 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.09% 17.48% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £535 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the Midlands over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Ariba
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Ariba
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
Midlands
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