The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 70 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.33% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 2.08% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£625 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
177 96 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.39% 15.87% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 51 92
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £25.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (33.33%) OCA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) OCA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP