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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 41 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.50% 1.73% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.54% 8.00% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £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 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
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 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.32% 21.61% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 18
Median daily rate £465 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) JBoss
1 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) JSON
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Content Enrichment
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (50.00%) Web Development
6 6 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (50.00%) EJB
6 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (50.00%) Publishing

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 12 (100.00%) JBoss
1 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) AWS Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) XML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) JSON
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) EJB
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Content Enrichment
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java