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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.88% 3.15% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 12.50% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £445 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +6.42%
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
100 120 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.67% 25.21% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 85 51
Average daily rate £350 £370 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £45.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 12 September 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
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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 -9 4 £400 -28.88%
Banbury - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Escenic
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) JSF
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) EJB
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Escenic
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) TeamSite
3 1 (9.09%) Commerce Server
3 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Tridion
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Java Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) EJB
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Java RMI
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) JSF
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (18.18%) RUP
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Jython
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) ATG
4 1 (9.09%) Open Text
4 1 (9.09%) hybris