The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.38% 1.24% 5.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.59% 8.00% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 19
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £388 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
- +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -3.17%
WebSphere
South East

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
179 75 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.76% 15.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 35 87
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.30 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.60% -49.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.06 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.60 £19.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -17 7 £420 +5.00%
Banbury - 1 £450 -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) WebLogic
2 13 (81.25%) JBoss
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 12 (75.00%) Spring
3 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (75.00%) XML
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 10 (62.50%) HTML
6 9 (56.25%) JUnit
6 9 (56.25%) HTML5
6 9 (56.25%) REST
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (50.00%) EJB
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon S3
7 8 (50.00%) JSON
8 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (43.75%) BDD
9 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
9 6 (37.50%) Web Development
9 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (12.50%) J2EE
11 2 (12.50%) CSS
11 2 (12.50%) XSLT
11 2 (12.50%) MVC
11 2 (12.50%) Publishing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (81.25%) WebLogic
1 13 (81.25%) JBoss
2 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) REST
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) EJB
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) XSL
7 1 (6.25%) JSTL
7 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) XPath
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM