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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 32 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.47% 0.88% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.29% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
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
68 93 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.03% 27.19% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 17
Median daily rate £425 £403 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +41.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £12.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +106.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 29 May 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Content Enrichment
3 7 (77.78%) REST
3 7 (77.78%) JSON
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) JBoss
3 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (66.67%) Publishing
5 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (44.44%) Web Development
6 4 (44.44%) HTML
6 4 (44.44%) EJB
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
6 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
6 4 (44.44%) BDD
6 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (22.22%) Node.js
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (22.22%) NoSQL

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 9 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (77.78%) JBoss
2 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 6 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) XML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
1 7 (77.78%) REST
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) EJB
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Content Enrichment
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree