The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - 18 15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - 2.06% 2.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 40.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.37%  
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 Preston with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2 5 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 2.13% 5.15% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £375 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.06
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 Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Preston

WebSphere
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Preston

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 Preston region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat