The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 118 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 1.65% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.12% 8.64% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 39
Median daily rate £525 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
WebSphere
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
461 602 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.42% 19.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 431 359
Median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.25 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +77.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire -14 6 £500 -4.76% 1
Somerset +25 5 - - 4
Gloucestershire -15 4 £550 +32.53% 1
Devon -10 3 £475 +18.75%
Bristol -2 1 - - 3
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 30 (61.22%) Oracle
2 28 (57.14%) Java
3 24 (48.98%) IBM
4 19 (38.78%) WebLogic
5 18 (36.73%) Finance
6 17 (34.69%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) J2EE
7 16 (32.65%) Unix
7 16 (32.65%) JBoss
7 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
8 15 (30.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) GlassFish
9 12 (24.49%) Eclipse
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
10 11 (22.45%) Sun
10 11 (22.45%) Middleware
11 10 (20.41%) Swing
11 10 (20.41%) Sybase
11 10 (20.41%) Windows
11 10 (20.41%) Solaris
11 10 (20.41%) EJB
11 10 (20.41%) SWT
11 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
11 10 (20.41%) Eclipse RCP
12 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (16.33%) Scrum
13 8 (16.33%) JSON
13 8 (16.33%) Linux
14 7 (14.29%) Intel Security

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 19 (38.78%) WebLogic
2 16 (32.65%) JBoss
3 12 (24.49%) GlassFish
4 6 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.08%) Apache
7 2 (4.08%) Confluence
7 2 (4.08%) Mule
7 2 (4.08%) Mule ESB
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
1 1 (2.04%) SSL
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.08%) DB2
7 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Eclipse
2 10 (20.41%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (6.12%) Ant
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP PI Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (2.04%) ArcSight Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) ArcSight Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) J2EE
2 15 (30.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (22.45%) Middleware
4 10 (20.41%) EJB
4 10 (20.41%) Swing
4 10 (20.41%) SWT
5 8 (16.33%) JSON
6 7 (14.29%) Spring
7 6 (12.24%) SOAP
7 6 (12.24%) Web Services
7 6 (12.24%) XML
8 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.16%) REST
10 3 (6.12%) .NET
10 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.12%) GWT
10 3 (6.12%) HTML
10 3 (6.12%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (6.12%) RESTful
10 3 (6.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Unix
2 10 (20.41%) Solaris
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) AIX
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (16.33%) Scrum
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.16%) SOA
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.12%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) API Design
6 2 (4.08%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) TDD
6 2 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) Jython
5 2 (4.08%) Groovy
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) XPath
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Korn
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Control-M
1 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 7 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (6.12%) Ansible
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (4.08%) CloudHub
5 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Oracle
2 24 (48.98%) IBM
3 11 (22.45%) Sun
4 10 (20.41%) Sybase
5 7 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.12%) Google
7 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) IFS
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Bluefish Communications
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