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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 34 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +43
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 51 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.50% 4.22% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.15% 21.52% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Median daily rate £520 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £255 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £445 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +3.63%
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
130 237 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.48% 19.60% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 114 116
Median daily rate £373 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £223 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £560 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 4
Median hourly rate - £16.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -3 18 £520 +44.94% 1
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 22 (50.00%) Java
1 22 (50.00%) IBM
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 14 (31.82%) J2EE
4 13 (29.55%) Web Services
5 11 (25.00%) SOAP
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Oracle
5 11 (25.00%) Banking
6 10 (22.73%) CA Wily
6 10 (22.73%) DB2
6 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (22.73%) XML
6 10 (22.73%) zOS
6 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (22.73%) Mainframe
7 9 (20.45%) SSL
7 9 (20.45%) HTTP
7 9 (20.45%) Unix
7 9 (20.45%) Python
7 9 (20.45%) JDBC
7 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
7 9 (20.45%) JNDI
7 9 (20.45%) Korn
7 9 (20.45%) Clustering
7 9 (20.45%) Jython
7 9 (20.45%) Garbage Collection
8 8 (18.18%) High Availability
8 8 (18.18%) Matrix Organization

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 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Staffware
2 2 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (4.55%) Primavera
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
1 9 (20.45%) SSL
2 7 (15.91%) ATM
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) LDAP
5 3 (6.82%) Intranet
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Introscope
2 3 (6.82%) JUnit
2 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Deployment Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) J2EE
2 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 11 (25.00%) SOAP
4 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (22.73%) XML
5 9 (20.45%) JDBC
5 9 (20.45%) JNDI
6 8 (18.18%) HTML
6 8 (18.18%) Middleware
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) JSP
8 4 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (9.09%) Spring
8 4 (9.09%) XSLT
9 3 (6.82%) EJB
9 3 (6.82%) Java EE
9 3 (6.82%) JMS
9 3 (6.82%) Servlets
9 3 (6.82%) Struts
10 2 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 9 (20.45%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) DataPower
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) zOS
3 9 (20.45%) Unix
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Garbage Collection
2 8 (18.18%) High Availability
2 8 (18.18%) Logistics
2 8 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Release Management
4 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
2 9 (20.45%) Jython
2 9 (20.45%) Korn
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) CA Wily
2 8 (18.18%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) IBM
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) ILOG
4 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 3 (6.82%) hybris
6 2 (4.55%) ATG
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) CA