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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 20 21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.67% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 10.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 29 20 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 12.78% 16.67% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 9
Median daily rate £275 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) KYC

WebSphere
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware