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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 108 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 28 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.94% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.33% 5.51% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 13
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £615
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 £40.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
525 563 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.74% 17.01% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 365 351
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +159.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +22 17 £450 -18.25% 1
Gloucestershire +8 9 £550 -
Somerset +19 2 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 44 (75.86%) Java
2 34 (58.62%) Oracle
3 29 (50.00%) J2EE
4 25 (43.10%) WebLogic
5 24 (41.38%) Unix
6 23 (39.66%) JBoss
7 20 (34.48%) Finance
8 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 17 (29.31%) WebSphere MQ
10 16 (27.59%) Swing
10 16 (27.59%) Eclipse
10 16 (27.59%) EJB
10 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 16 (27.59%) Sybase
10 16 (27.59%) SWT
10 16 (27.59%) GlassFish
10 16 (27.59%) Eclipse RCP
10 16 (27.59%) Relational Database
11 15 (25.86%) IBM
12 11 (18.97%) Sun
12 11 (18.97%) Windows
12 11 (18.97%) DV Cleared
13 10 (17.24%) Solaris
14 9 (15.52%) Linux
14 9 (15.52%) Middleware
14 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
15 8 (13.79%) SQL
16 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
16 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
16 7 (12.07%) 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 25 (43.10%) WebLogic
2 23 (39.66%) JBoss
3 16 (27.59%) GlassFish
4 6 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.90%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) Relational Database
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Eclipse
1 16 (27.59%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) SAP PI Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UX Developer
9 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) J2EE
2 17 (29.31%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (27.59%) EJB
3 16 (27.59%) Swing
3 16 (27.59%) SWT
4 9 (15.52%) Middleware
5 7 (12.07%) GWT
5 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.07%) JSON
5 7 (12.07%) RESTful
5 7 (12.07%) Spring
5 7 (12.07%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (3.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.45%) DataPower
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Unix
2 11 (18.97%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Solaris
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
2 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
2 6 (10.34%) Scrum
2 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
3 5 (8.62%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.45%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) DevOps
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
5 2 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (1.72%) Change Management
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Data Management
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Jython
5 1 (1.72%) LINC
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Control-M
1 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
1 7 (12.07%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Oracle
2 16 (27.59%) Sybase
3 15 (25.86%) IBM
4 11 (18.97%) Sun
5 7 (12.07%) Google
5 7 (12.07%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.72%) Unisys