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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 21 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.84% 2.80% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.69% 11.27% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 3
Median daily rate £600 £520 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
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 Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
65 71 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.10% 24.83% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 74
Median daily rate £600 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £162 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.29 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 25 (89.29%) JBoss
2 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (85.71%) Spring
4 23 (82.14%) JUnit
5 20 (71.43%) BPEL
5 20 (71.43%) BPMN
6 19 (67.86%) Cucumber
6 19 (67.86%) TDD
7 18 (64.29%) WebSphere Process Server
7 18 (64.29%) Publishing
7 18 (64.29%) Java EE
8 17 (60.71%) Migration
9 16 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
10 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
11 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
11 14 (50.00%) Maven
11 14 (50.00%) Scrum
11 14 (50.00%) SQL
11 14 (50.00%) DevOps
12 13 (46.43%) GitHub
12 13 (46.43%) Pair Programming
12 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (46.43%) Mockito
13 11 (39.29%) Alfresco
14 8 (28.57%) BDD
15 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (21.43%) JSON
15 6 (21.43%) Tomcat

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 25 (89.29%) JBoss
2 18 (64.29%) WebSphere Process Server
3 16 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (39.29%) Alfresco
5 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) GitHub
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) JUnit
2 19 (67.86%) Cucumber
3 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (50.00%) Maven
5 13 (46.43%) Mockito
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 18 (64.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Software Engineer
3 14 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 14 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) Spring
2 18 (64.29%) Java EE
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) EJB
4 5 (17.86%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) BPEL
2 20 (71.43%) BPMN
3 19 (67.86%) TDD
4 17 (60.71%) Migration
5 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
6 14 (50.00%) DevOps
6 14 (50.00%) Scrum
6 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (46.43%) Pair Programming
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
9 6 (21.43%) Content Enrichment
10 4 (14.29%) Web Development
11 3 (10.71%) Workflow
12 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (7.14%) SDLC
12 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) IBM