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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / South West
Rank 105 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 25 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.54% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.53% 8.29% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 43
Median daily rate £460 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £578 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
383 543 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.10% 18.56% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 394 304
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +67.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £51.60 £35.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 22 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
Devon +8 7 £475 +18.75% 2
Somerset +7 5 - -
Bristol -1 4 £460 +41.53%
Wiltshire -4 3 £525 - 2
Gloucestershire -14 3 £460 +9.52% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 29 (58.00%) Java
3 26 (52.00%) IBM
4 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
4 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) J2EE
5 16 (32.00%) Unix
6 15 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 14 (28.00%) GlassFish
7 14 (28.00%) JBoss
7 14 (28.00%) SQL
7 14 (28.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (24.00%) Eclipse
8 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (22.00%) Linux
9 11 (22.00%) XML
9 11 (22.00%) SOAP
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) EJB
11 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (18.00%) Spring
12 8 (16.00%) SWT
12 8 (16.00%) Eclipse RCP
12 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
12 8 (16.00%) Sun
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) Ant
12 8 (16.00%) Sybase
12 8 (16.00%) Web Services

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 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (28.00%) GlassFish
2 14 (28.00%) JBoss
3 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.00%) Confluence
5 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (6.00%) CMS
7 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.00%) Mule
7 2 (4.00%) Mule ESB
8 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.00%) SAS
8 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (8.00%) MySQL
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (6.00%) DB2
7 3 (6.00%) Endeca
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (16.00%) Ant
2 8 (16.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) DBA
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) SAP PI Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) J2EE
2 14 (28.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (22.00%) SOAP
3 11 (22.00%) XML
4 10 (20.00%) EJB
5 9 (18.00%) Spring
6 8 (16.00%) Swing
6 8 (16.00%) SWT
6 8 (16.00%) Web Services
7 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.00%) JMS
8 6 (12.00%) Middleware
8 6 (12.00%) REST
9 5 (10.00%) HTML
9 5 (10.00%) JSON
9 5 (10.00%) JSP
9 5 (10.00%) Struts
9 5 (10.00%) XSLT
10 4 (8.00%) CSS
11 3 (6.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Unix
2 11 (22.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) AIX
3 8 (16.00%) Solaris
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Scrum
3 6 (12.00%) SOA
4 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.00%) Content Management
4 4 (8.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) B2B
5 3 (6.00%) B2C
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.00%) VBScript
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Groovy
7 2 (4.00%) Jython
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) XPath
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Korn
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Control-M
1 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (4.00%) CloudHub
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 26 (52.00%) IBM
3 8 (16.00%) Sun
3 8 (16.00%) Sybase
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.00%) ATG
7 3 (6.00%) IFS
8 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.00%) HP
8 2 (4.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) Bluefish Communications
9 1 (2.00%) ILOG
9 1 (2.00%) OpenText
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