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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 57 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.30% 0.91% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 4.35% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£450 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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
118 92 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.77% 20.91% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 29
Average daily rate £463 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £19.38 £34.38 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.62% +243.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.88 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.88 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 1 - -
Kidlington - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) DTV
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) hybris
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (12.50%) Commerce Server
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) High Availability
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) People Management
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) hybris
4 1 (12.50%) ATG
4 1 (12.50%) Open Text