The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.38% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.82% 4.40% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £420 £469 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -15.73%  
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 £37.65
% change year-on-year +14.28% -7.03%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 39 91 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.74% 23.64% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 73 31
Median daily rate £400 £420 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +26.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Northamptonshire

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

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JBoss
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 11 (91.67%) JSP
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
3 10 (83.33%) JSF
3 10 (83.33%) Java EE
4 9 (75.00%) JSON
4 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (75.00%) Ant
4 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (66.67%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Struts2
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (16.67%) EJB
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) Servlets

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 12 (100.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Ant
1 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Lombardi
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Ajax
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
1 11 (91.67%) JSP
2 10 (83.33%) Java EE
2 10 (83.33%) JSF
3 9 (75.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Dojo
5 2 (16.67%) EJB
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets
5 2 (16.67%) Struts
5 2 (16.67%) Struts2
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (66.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) SOLID
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Chordiant
3 1 (8.33%) Kony
3 1 (8.33%) Sencha
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase