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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 115 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.87% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 5.20% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
Median daily rate £431 £465 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
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
579 538 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.98% 16.78% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 375 322
Median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 20
Median hourly rate £37.25 £35.52 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +108.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.85 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 10 £500 -2.43% 2
Gloucestershire +4 9 £600 +42.85%
Bristol - 3 £388 - 1
Dorset - 2 £360 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (66.67%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Oracle
3 26 (45.61%) Unix
4 25 (43.86%) J2EE
5 21 (36.84%) WebLogic
6 19 (33.33%) JBoss
7 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) Windows
8 17 (29.82%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
10 14 (24.56%) DV Cleared
11 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.05%) Sybase
12 12 (21.05%) EJB
12 12 (21.05%) Swing
12 12 (21.05%) IBM
12 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
12 12 (21.05%) GlassFish
12 12 (21.05%) SWT
12 12 (21.05%) Eclipse RCP
12 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
13 11 (19.30%) Linux
14 10 (17.54%) Banking
15 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.79%) Middleware
15 9 (15.79%) IIS
15 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
16 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (14.04%) C

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 21 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 19 (33.33%) JBoss
3 12 (21.05%) GlassFish
4 9 (15.79%) IIS
5 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.53%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 12 (21.05%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.51%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (3.51%) UX Developer
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) J2EE
2 17 (29.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (21.05%) EJB
3 12 (21.05%) Swing
3 12 (21.05%) SWT
4 9 (15.79%) Middleware
5 7 (12.28%) GWT
5 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.28%) JSON
5 7 (12.28%) RESTful
5 7 (12.28%) Spring
5 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 6 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.75%) COM
7 1 (1.75%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.75%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) DataPower
2 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Unix
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) AIX
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
1 7 (12.28%) Project Management
1 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
2 6 (10.53%) Validation
3 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.77%) Scrum
3 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.02%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Coaching
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps
6 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) SOA
6 2 (3.51%) Web Development
7 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) C
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Jython
5 1 (1.75%) LINC
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.26%) Control-M
2 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Puppet
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) IBM
2 12 (21.05%) Sybase
3 7 (12.28%) Google
4 4 (7.02%) Sun
5 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.75%) hybris
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.75%) Unisys
7 1 (1.75%) webMethods
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