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 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 58 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.35% 3.13% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.81% 14.86% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Median daily rate £448 £520 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.94% +26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £419 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £520 £443
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
Oxfordshire

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
104 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.03% 21.08% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 64 32
Median daily rate £466 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.55% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.68 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.00%
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 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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) JBoss
1 17 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 17 (100.00%) JSON
2 16 (94.12%) Spring
2 16 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (94.12%) REST
3 15 (88.24%) TDD
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 15 (88.24%) Web Services
4 14 (82.35%) JUnit
5 12 (70.59%) Content Enrichment
6 11 (64.71%) BDD
7 10 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (58.82%) EJB
7 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
8 9 (52.94%) HTML5
8 9 (52.94%) Web Development
8 9 (52.94%) Amazon S3
8 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
8 9 (52.94%) HTML
8 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (52.94%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (41.18%) Publishing
10 2 (11.76%) RESTful
11 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification

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 17 (100.00%) JBoss
1 17 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 17 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon S3
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) JUnit
2 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) AWS Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (23.53%) XML Developer
6 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) AWS Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) JSON
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (94.12%) REST
2 16 (94.12%) Spring
3 15 (88.24%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) EJB
5 9 (52.94%) HTML
5 9 (52.94%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Content Enrichment
3 11 (64.71%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification