Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.86% 1.52% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 7.95% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Northamptonshire median daily rate £531 £420 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.49% -20.94% +6.78%
10th Percentile £506 £420 £394
90th Percentile £575 £486 £591
East Midlands median daily rate £513 £420 £430
% change year-on-year +22.02% -2.33% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 104 176 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.96% 19.09% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 131 79
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £246 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +63.64% -31.25%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.75 £120.75 £11.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% +26.79% -9.68%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Northampton +2 3 £550 +17.33%
WebSphere
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (66.67%) DataPower
2 4 (66.67%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Microservices
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO