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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 36 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.38% 1.76% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.08% 8.11% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Median daily rate £600 £520 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.25

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
126 111 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.42% 21.76% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 91 95
Median daily rate £510 £420 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Median hourly rate £20.65 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.63% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £14.30 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.29 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 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 +15 17 £600 +15.38%
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 41 (89.13%) Spring
3 40 (86.96%) JBoss
3 40 (86.96%) JUnit
4 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (73.91%) TDD
6 33 (71.74%) Cucumber
7 29 (63.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (58.70%) BPMN
8 27 (58.70%) BPEL
9 25 (54.35%) Publishing
9 25 (54.35%) WebSphere Process Server
10 23 (50.00%) Migration
11 22 (47.83%) Java EE
12 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
13 19 (41.30%) Unit Testing
13 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
14 18 (39.13%) SQL
14 18 (39.13%) Maven
14 18 (39.13%) Scrum
14 18 (39.13%) BDD
14 18 (39.13%) DevOps
15 17 (36.96%) GitHub
15 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (36.96%) Mockito
15 17 (36.96%) Pair Programming
16 16 (34.78%) WebLogic
16 16 (34.78%) Tomcat
16 16 (34.78%) XML
16 16 (34.78%) Linux

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 29 (63.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (54.35%) WebSphere Process Server
4 16 (34.78%) Tomcat
4 16 (34.78%) WebLogic
5 11 (23.91%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) GitHub
2 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (30.43%) Amazon S3
3 14 (30.43%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 40 (86.96%) JUnit
2 33 (71.74%) Cucumber
3 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
4 18 (39.13%) Maven
5 17 (36.96%) Mockito
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 25 (54.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 29 (63.04%) Java Developer
3 19 (41.30%) Java Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) Java Software Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) Software Engineer
4 18 (39.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 18 (39.13%) Java Software Developer
5 12 (26.09%) Software Developer
6 10 (21.74%) AWS Developer
7 8 (17.39%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) AWS Software Engineer
8 7 (15.22%) Agile Developer
8 7 (15.22%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.52%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
11 1 (2.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) QA Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Test Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (89.13%) Spring
2 22 (47.83%) Java EE
3 16 (34.78%) JSON
3 16 (34.78%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) REST
4 15 (32.61%) Web Services
5 14 (30.43%) EJB
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 14 (30.43%) HTML5
6 7 (15.22%) RESTful
7 4 (8.70%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) TDD
3 27 (58.70%) BPEL
3 27 (58.70%) BPMN
4 23 (50.00%) Migration
5 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
5 19 (41.30%) Unit Testing
6 18 (39.13%) BDD
6 18 (39.13%) DevOps
6 18 (39.13%) Scrum
7 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (36.96%) Pair Programming
8 14 (30.43%) Content Enrichment
8 14 (30.43%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Load Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (6.52%) SDLC
9 3 (6.52%) Workflow
10 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
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