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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 70 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 1.26% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £625 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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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
157 159 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.85% 18.21% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 120 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £100.00 £22.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% +76.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) EAI

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods