The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.69% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 5.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £460 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
112 106 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.59% 12.14% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 85 115
Median daily rate £400 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £456 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Bristol region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Bristol region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) DHTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) AIX Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) DHTML
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle