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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 48 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.95% 4.11% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 17.36% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 7
Median daily rate £550 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% +10.66%
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 £37.50 £41.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.24%
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
62 121 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.76% 23.68% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 71 29
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -21.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

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
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 3 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
Gloucester +2 3 £550 - 1
Cheltenham -3 1 £550 +4.76% 1
WebSphere
South West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (100.00%) GlassFish
2 10 (83.33%) SWT
2 10 (83.33%) Eclipse RCP
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) Swing
2 10 (83.33%) EJB
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) JBoss
2 10 (83.33%) Sybase
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) XPath
5 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio

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 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 12 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (83.33%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) Mule
3 2 (16.67%) Mule ESB
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (83.33%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (83.33%) EJB
2 10 (83.33%) Swing
2 10 (83.33%) SWT
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) RAML
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) WSDL
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) API Design
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Sun