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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 56 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.65% 4.46% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 21.92% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £560 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.48% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £245 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £413 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
73 146 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.77% 20.36% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 74 103
Median daily rate £358 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £16.14 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 18 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) zOS
4 7 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 6 (24.00%) Korn
5 6 (24.00%) JNDI
5 6 (24.00%) CA Wily
5 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) Garbage Collection
5 6 (24.00%) Unix
5 6 (24.00%) JDBC
5 6 (24.00%) J2EE
5 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (24.00%) HTTP
5 6 (24.00%) SSL
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (24.00%) Middleware
5 6 (24.00%) Clustering
5 6 (24.00%) Jython
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 7 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Staffware
2 2 (8.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
1 6 (24.00%) SSL
2 4 (16.00%) ATM
2 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Introscope
2 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) SOAP
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) J2EE
3 6 (24.00%) JDBC
3 6 (24.00%) JNDI
3 6 (24.00%) Middleware
3 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) Java EE
6 2 (8.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) Sass
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) Struts
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) DataPower
4 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) zOS
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Garbage Collection
3 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) Logistics
3 5 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (24.00%) Jython
2 6 (24.00%) Korn
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) CA Wily
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) ILOG
4 3 (12.00%) hybris
5 2 (8.00%) ATG
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO