Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 57 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.15% 1.34% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 55.34% 8.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 1 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.92% -16.13%
10th Percentile £404 £406 £293
90th Percentile £438 £419 £383
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 103 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.53% 16.72% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 23 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +21.95%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £247
90th Percentile £438 £420 £515
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.30% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Northern Ireland

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Northern Ireland

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 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
County Antrim +4 55 £413 -
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (91.23%) XML
3 49 (85.96%) Hibernate
3 49 (85.96%) Spring
4 48 (84.21%) Finance
5 47 (82.46%) CSS
5 47 (82.46%) JSP
5 47 (82.46%) JavaScript
5 47 (82.46%) MVC
5 47 (82.46%) Web Services
5 47 (82.46%) RESTful
6 46 (80.70%) Spring Integration
7 41 (71.93%) Banking
8 40 (70.18%) Oracle
9 32 (56.14%) Struts
9 32 (56.14%) WebLogic
10 30 (52.63%) DB2
10 30 (52.63%) Ajax
10 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
10 30 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (52.63%) Backbone.js
11 27 (47.37%) SQL
12 23 (40.35%) HTML
13 21 (36.84%) Eclipse
14 20 (35.09%) Waterfall
14 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (35.09%) TDD
15 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
15 19 (33.33%) RDBMS
15 19 (33.33%) Data Modelling

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 32 (56.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (52.63%) DB2
2 19 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 19 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 17 (29.82%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (14.04%) Apache Hive
4 8 (14.04%) Big Data
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 19 (33.33%) Bower
2 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 19 (33.33%) Grunt
2 19 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 19 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 48 (84.21%) Finance
2 41 (71.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
1 57 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 35 (61.40%) Senior Developer
2 35 (61.40%) Senior Java Developer
3 33 (57.89%) Full Stack Developer
4 27 (47.37%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 23 (40.35%) HTML CSS Developer
5 23 (40.35%) HTML Developer
6 19 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (31.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Integration Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 2 (3.51%) Java Mobile Developer
11 1 (1.75%) GUI Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Java Applications Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Java GUI Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior GUI Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (91.23%) XML
2 49 (85.96%) Hibernate
2 49 (85.96%) Spring
3 47 (82.46%) CSS
3 47 (82.46%) JSP
3 47 (82.46%) RESTful
3 47 (82.46%) Web Services
4 46 (80.70%) Spring Integration
5 32 (56.14%) Struts
6 30 (52.63%) Ajax
6 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
6 30 (52.63%) Backbone.js
6 30 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (40.35%) HTML
8 18 (31.58%) Gherkin
9 17 (29.82%) Java EE
9 17 (29.82%) JPA
9 17 (29.82%) JSON
9 17 (29.82%) Node.js
9 17 (29.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Virtual Team
2 9 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) MVC
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) TDD
2 20 (35.09%) Waterfall
3 19 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 19 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 17 (29.82%) Concurrent Programming
4 17 (29.82%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.04%) ETL
5 8 (14.04%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Time Management
6 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Pattern Matching
7 3 (5.26%) Case Management
7 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.51%) OOD
8 2 (3.51%) RAD
8 2 (3.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (82.46%) JavaScript
3 27 (47.37%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Sencha