The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.05% 0.75% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.57% 2.94% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Median daily rate £525 £520 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +21.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
70 68 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.81% 25.66% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 58
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 29 (96.67%) Java
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) JBoss
2 27 (90.00%) Spring
3 26 (86.67%) JUnit
4 22 (73.33%) TDD
4 22 (73.33%) BPEL
4 22 (73.33%) Java EE
4 22 (73.33%) BPMN
4 22 (73.33%) Cucumber
5 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 18 (60.00%) DevOps
6 18 (60.00%) Unit Testing
6 18 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 18 (60.00%) Maven
6 18 (60.00%) Scrum
6 18 (60.00%) Publishing
6 18 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (60.00%) SQL
7 17 (56.67%) Migration
7 17 (56.67%) Pair Programming
7 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (56.67%) Mockito
7 17 (56.67%) GitHub
8 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
9 11 (36.67%) Alfresco
10 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (26.67%) Web Services
11 7 (23.33%) EJB
11 7 (23.33%) RESTful

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 27 (90.00%) JBoss
2 18 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 11 (36.67%) Alfresco
4 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) GitHub
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) JUnit
2 22 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 18 (60.00%) Maven
5 17 (56.67%) Mockito
6 5 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 18 (60.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (50.00%) Java Engineer
4 14 (46.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 14 (46.67%) Java Software Developer
4 14 (46.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (46.67%) Software Engineer
5 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) AWS Developer
6 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) Spring
2 22 (73.33%) Java EE
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 7 (23.33%) EJB
4 7 (23.33%) RESTful
5 4 (13.33%) Apache Camel
5 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (13.33%) JMS
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) REST
5 4 (13.33%) SOAP
5 4 (13.33%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) BPEL
2 22 (73.33%) BPMN
2 22 (73.33%) TDD
3 18 (60.00%) DevOps
3 18 (60.00%) Scrum
3 18 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (56.67%) Migration
4 17 (56.67%) Pair Programming
5 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) IBM