The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 44 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.04% 3.32% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.45% 17.35% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 3
Median daily rate £419 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £479 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £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 £40.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
WebSphere
Buckinghamshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
103 196 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.45% 19.12% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 104 78
Median daily rate £425 £391 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +18.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £562 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Milton Keynes region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 26 (60.47%) IBM
2 24 (55.81%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) J2EE
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 14 (32.56%) SOAP
5 14 (32.56%) Web Services
5 14 (32.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (27.91%) DB2
6 12 (27.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (23.26%) Oracle
7 10 (23.26%) XML
7 10 (23.26%) SSL
7 10 (23.26%) CA Wily
8 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
8 9 (20.93%) High Availability
8 9 (20.93%) Garbage Collection
8 9 (20.93%) HTTP
8 9 (20.93%) Python
8 9 (20.93%) CSS
8 9 (20.93%) JDBC
8 9 (20.93%) Linux
8 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 9 (20.93%) Clustering
8 9 (20.93%) Jython
8 9 (20.93%) JNDI
8 9 (20.93%) Korn
9 8 (18.60%) Unix
10 7 (16.28%) Middleware
10 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (27.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Staffware
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.65%) Primavera
3 1 (2.33%) Magento
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SSL
2 9 (20.93%) HTTP
3 4 (9.30%) Intranet
4 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) ATM
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) SMTP
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Introscope
1 4 (9.30%) JUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) J2EE
2 14 (32.56%) SOAP
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
2 14 (32.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (23.26%) XML
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) JDBC
4 9 (20.93%) JNDI
5 7 (16.28%) Middleware
6 5 (11.63%) JSP
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 3 (6.98%) REST
8 3 (6.98%) Spring
8 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.98%) XSLT
9 2 (4.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) DataPower
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) zOS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Garbage Collection
1 9 (20.93%) High Availability
2 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 3 (6.98%) BDD
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
5 3 (6.98%) Refactoring
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
5 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
2 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) Jython
2 9 (20.93%) Korn
2 9 (20.93%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) CA Wily
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) IBM
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) hybris
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) ATG
5 1 (2.33%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy