The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 45 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.81% 0.38% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.23% 1.75% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
Median daily rate £525 £520 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
139 114 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.98% 21.55% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 91 80
Median daily rate £500 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxfordshire region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxfordshire region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +12 13 £525 +0.96%
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (91.30%) Spring
3 41 (89.13%) JUnit
4 40 (86.96%) JBoss
5 35 (76.09%) TDD
5 35 (76.09%) Cucumber
6 32 (69.57%) BPEL
6 32 (69.57%) BPMN
7 30 (65.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (63.04%) Java EE
9 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
10 26 (56.52%) WebSphere Process Server
10 26 (56.52%) Unit Testing
11 25 (54.35%) Maven
11 25 (54.35%) SQL
11 25 (54.35%) Scrum
11 25 (54.35%) DevOps
12 24 (52.17%) GitHub
12 24 (52.17%) Mockito
12 24 (52.17%) Migration
12 24 (52.17%) Pair Programming
12 24 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (50.00%) Publishing
14 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
15 15 (32.61%) Web Services
15 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (30.43%) EJB
17 12 (26.09%) BDD
18 11 (23.91%) RESTful

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 40 (86.96%) JBoss
2 30 (65.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (56.52%) WebSphere Process Server
4 11 (23.91%) Alfresco
5 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
5 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) GitHub
2 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.39%) Amazon S3
3 8 (17.39%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 41 (89.13%) JUnit
2 35 (76.09%) Cucumber
3 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
4 25 (54.35%) Maven
5 24 (52.17%) Mockito
6 7 (15.22%) Selenium
7 3 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 23 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 29 (63.04%) Java Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Java Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Java Software Developer
4 16 (34.78%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Software Engineer
5 12 (26.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (15.22%) AWS Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) AWS Software Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
11 1 (2.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Java Architect
11 1 (2.17%) Lead Test Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) QA Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) Spring
2 29 (63.04%) Java EE
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 14 (30.43%) EJB
5 11 (23.91%) RESTful
6 9 (19.57%) JSON
6 9 (19.57%) REST
6 9 (19.57%) XML
7 8 (17.39%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) Apache Camel
8 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.04%) JMS
8 6 (13.04%) SOAP
9 4 (8.70%) Ajax
9 4 (8.70%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) TDD
3 32 (69.57%) BPEL
3 32 (69.57%) BPMN
4 26 (56.52%) Unit Testing
5 25 (54.35%) DevOps
5 25 (54.35%) Scrum
6 24 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (52.17%) Migration
6 24 (52.17%) Pair Programming
7 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 12 (26.09%) BDD
9 9 (19.57%) Content Enrichment
10 8 (17.39%) Web Development
11 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Load Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (6.52%) SDLC
11 3 (6.52%) Workflow
12 2 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) IBM