The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 43 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.07% 0.87% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.24% 6.56% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £575 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +12.00%
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 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
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
89 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.46% 13.32% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 53
Median daily rate £400 £333 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Gloucester - 5 £600 -
Cheltenham - 2 £413 -
WebSphere
South West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (87.50%) J2EE
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
1 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (75.00%) SWT
3 12 (75.00%) JBoss
3 12 (75.00%) Swing
3 12 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (75.00%) EJB
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) Sybase
3 12 (75.00%) GlassFish
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) DataPower
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (12.50%) Linux

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (75.00%) GlassFish
1 12 (75.00%) JBoss
1 12 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (75.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (12.50%) UX Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) J2EE
2 12 (75.00%) EJB
2 12 (75.00%) Swing
2 12 (75.00%) SWT
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Sun