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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 103 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 0.84% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.39% 5.19% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 14
Median daily rate £450 £485 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £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 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
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
563 539 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.35% 16.08% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 364 320
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +96.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.60 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 17 £450 -18.25% 2
Gloucestershire +16 10 £600 +9.09% 2
Bristol -1 2 £400 - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 45 (70.31%) Java
2 35 (54.69%) Oracle
3 27 (42.19%) Unix
4 26 (40.63%) J2EE
5 23 (35.94%) Finance
6 22 (34.38%) WebLogic
7 20 (31.25%) JBoss
7 20 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (28.13%) Windows
9 17 (26.56%) IBM
10 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
11 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
12 13 (20.31%) Sybase
12 13 (20.31%) EJB
12 13 (20.31%) Swing
12 13 (20.31%) Eclipse
12 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
12 13 (20.31%) GlassFish
12 13 (20.31%) Eclipse RCP
12 13 (20.31%) SWT
12 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
13 11 (17.19%) Banking
14 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
14 10 (15.63%) Sun
14 10 (15.63%) Linux
14 10 (15.63%) Middleware
15 9 (14.06%) Solaris
15 9 (14.06%) IIS
15 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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 22 (34.38%) WebLogic
2 20 (31.25%) JBoss
3 13 (20.31%) GlassFish
4 9 (14.06%) IIS
5 8 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (7.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Eclipse
1 13 (20.31%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Administrator
3 9 (14.06%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Solaris Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.13%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) DBA
8 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (3.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) J2EE
2 20 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (20.31%) EJB
3 13 (20.31%) Swing
3 13 (20.31%) SWT
4 10 (15.63%) Middleware
5 7 (10.94%) GWT
5 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.94%) JSON
5 7 (10.94%) RESTful
5 7 (10.94%) Spring
5 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (3.13%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.56%) COM
8 1 (1.56%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) DataPower
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Unix
2 18 (28.13%) Windows
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Solaris
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
1 7 (10.94%) Project Management
1 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
2 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 6 (9.38%) Scrum
2 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
2 6 (9.38%) Validation
3 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.69%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (3.13%) Change Management
5 2 (3.13%) Coaching
5 2 (3.13%) DevOps
5 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.13%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) C
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) Jython
5 1 (1.56%) LINC
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.94%) Control-M
2 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Oracle
2 17 (26.56%) IBM
3 13 (20.31%) Sybase
4 10 (15.63%) Sun
5 7 (10.94%) Google
5 7 (10.94%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) Unisys