The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 23 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.74% 8.37% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 32.08% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £525 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £445 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £662
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
45 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.55% 26.11% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 33
Average daily rate £350 £378 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 - £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) CA Wily
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
3 1 (16.67%) Tridion
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Introscope
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Open Text

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Tridion
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Jython
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Open Text