The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 April 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
Scotland / Stirling
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 1.72% 6.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 16.67% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £410
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -4.16%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5 6 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 27.78% 10.34% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
Median daily rate £145 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.47% +13.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Stirling