The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 28 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.55% 1.15% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.24% 7.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
Average daily rate £463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
WebSphere
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
66 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.63% 15.84% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 23
Average daily rate £450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 3 £630 -
Gloucester +4 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £425 -
WebSphere
South West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 29 (96.67%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) Oracle
3 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (56.67%) Relational Database
4 17 (56.67%) DV Cleared
5 16 (53.33%) Eclipse
6 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
6 11 (36.67%) AIX
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
6 11 (36.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (36.67%) IBM
6 11 (36.67%) CSS
6 11 (36.67%) JSP
6 11 (36.67%) Struts
6 11 (36.67%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
6 11 (36.67%) Ajax
6 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (33.33%) Apache Camel
7 10 (33.33%) Spring
7 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 9 (30.00%) UML
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 9 (30.00%) JSF
8 9 (30.00%) Java EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (36.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (23.33%) GlassFish
3 7 (23.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (23.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Support Technician
4 7 (23.33%) Applications Support
5 6 (20.00%) Applications Support Technician
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Support
7 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Ajax
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
1 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) JSP
1 11 (36.67%) Struts
1 11 (36.67%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 10 (33.33%) Spring
3 9 (30.00%) Java EE
3 9 (30.00%) JSF
3 9 (30.00%) RichFaces
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 8 (26.67%) JPA
5 7 (23.33%) EJB
5 7 (23.33%) J2EE
5 7 (23.33%) Spring Web Flow
5 7 (23.33%) Swing
5 7 (23.33%) SWT
6 2 (6.67%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) AIX
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (30.00%) Scrum
1 9 (30.00%) UML
2 8 (26.67%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) B2C
3 1 (3.33%) CRM
3 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (23.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) ATG
4 1 (3.33%) Demandware
4 1 (3.33%) hybris