The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 27 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.43% 2.59% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 12.20% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £481 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +113.88%  
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 Norfolk with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 24 41 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 17.14% 21.24% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 20
Median daily rate £364 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% -10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £460 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Norfolk

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Norfolk

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Norwich +1 2 £525 +9.09% 1
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) OO

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM