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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 70 37 60
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 3.83% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.15% 21.71% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 14
Median daily rate £550 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £470 £439
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
136 175 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.66% 17.66% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 89 119
Median daily rate £358 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -24 5 £563 +38.46%
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (44.83%) Java
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 10 (34.48%) IBM
4 9 (31.03%) zOS
4 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Middleware
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Logistics
6 7 (24.14%) SCCM
6 7 (24.14%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (20.69%) Release Management
7 6 (20.69%) DB2
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) Unix
7 6 (20.69%) Solaris
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) ATM
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
8 5 (17.24%) HTTP
8 5 (17.24%) SAN
8 5 (17.24%) Python

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 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.24%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.45%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (3.45%) Liferay
6 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Staffware
2 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) ATM
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) LDAP
4 3 (10.34%) SSL
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Introscope
1 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
4 4 (13.79%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Development Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) J2EE
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) JDBC
4 3 (10.34%) JNDI
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (6.90%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) Kafka
6 1 (3.45%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) Struts
6 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) zOS
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
3 6 (20.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Logistics
2 7 (24.14%) Matrix Organization
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Release Management
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Jython
4 3 (10.34%) Korn
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) CA Wily
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) ILOG
4 3 (10.34%) hybris
5 2 (6.90%) ATG
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) FatWire
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO