The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 44 67 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 33 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.57% 1.79% 4.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.03% 11.17% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
WebSphere
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
183 197 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.78% 16.07% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 106 103
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.14 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +17 28 £400 +14.28%
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 52 (65.82%) Java
2 48 (60.76%) IBM
3 34 (43.04%) J2EE
4 27 (34.18%) Finance
5 26 (32.91%) WebSphere MQ
5 26 (32.91%) SOAP
6 24 (30.38%) XML
7 18 (22.78%) Middleware
7 18 (22.78%) Banking
8 17 (21.52%) Web Services
8 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 17 (21.52%) SSL
9 16 (20.25%) Unix
10 15 (18.99%) SQL
10 15 (18.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (17.72%) DB2
11 14 (17.72%) HTTP
11 14 (17.72%) Linux
12 13 (16.46%) SOA
12 13 (16.46%) IBM Integration Bus
13 12 (15.19%) CA Wily
13 12 (15.19%) CSS
13 12 (15.19%) HTML
14 11 (13.92%) JDBC
14 11 (13.92%) Python
14 11 (13.92%) Clustering
14 11 (13.92%) Jython
14 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
14 11 (13.92%) High Availability
14 11 (13.92%) Spring

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (18.99%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Staffware
2 2 (2.53%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.53%) Primavera
3 1 (1.27%) Maximo
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) SSL
2 14 (17.72%) HTTP
3 8 (10.13%) Internet
3 8 (10.13%) LDAP
3 8 (10.13%) SMTP
4 7 (8.86%) Intranet
4 7 (8.86%) WEP
5 5 (6.33%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.80%) FTP
6 3 (3.80%) WinSCP
7 2 (2.53%) Firewall
7 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) DB2
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Introscope
1 6 (7.59%) JUnit
2 3 (3.80%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Architect
3 10 (12.66%) Administrator
3 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) WebSphere Administrator
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Designer
4 7 (8.86%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.33%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.80%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.04%) J2EE
2 26 (32.91%) SOAP
2 26 (32.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (30.38%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) Middleware
5 17 (21.52%) Web Services
6 13 (16.46%) IBM Integration Bus
7 12 (15.19%) CSS
7 12 (15.19%) HTML
8 11 (13.92%) JDBC
8 11 (13.92%) JNDI
8 11 (13.92%) Spring
9 10 (12.66%) HTML5
10 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.39%) jQuery
11 8 (10.13%) JSP
11 8 (10.13%) Laravel
11 8 (10.13%) Servlets
11 8 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (10.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Clustering
2 10 (12.66%) DataPower
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.06%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.80%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) IVR
7 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Unix
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) zOS
4 7 (8.86%) Windows
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) SOA
2 11 (13.92%) Garbage Collection
2 11 (13.92%) High Availability
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 9 (11.39%) Project Management
5 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.13%) DevOps
5 8 (10.13%) Security Operations
5 8 (10.13%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (10.13%) Web Development
5 8 (10.13%) Workflow
6 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.33%) eTOM
7 5 (6.33%) IT Asset Management
7 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.33%) UML
8 4 (5.06%) EAI
9 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.82%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
4 11 (13.92%) Jython
4 11 (13.92%) Korn
4 11 (13.92%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) C#
6 8 (10.13%) PHP
6 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.13%) VB
7 4 (5.06%) COBOL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (60.76%) IBM
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) CA
6 1 (1.27%) FatWire
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft