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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 107 117 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 32 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 4.96% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 11
Median daily rate £425 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +43.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +6.73%
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
528 504 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.62% 16.37% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 345 320
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.19 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.55% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Gloucestershire +4 12 £550 +32.13% 1
Wiltshire -2 7 £650 +47.72% 1
Dorset - 4 £400 -
Bristol +3 3 £388 - 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 42 (72.41%) Java
2 33 (56.90%) Oracle
3 31 (53.45%) J2EE
4 30 (51.72%) Unix
5 28 (48.28%) WebLogic
6 24 (41.38%) JBoss
7 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
8 18 (31.03%) DV Cleared
8 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 17 (29.31%) Sybase
10 15 (25.86%) Linux
11 14 (24.14%) Eclipse
11 14 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (24.14%) Swing
11 14 (24.14%) Windows
11 14 (24.14%) EJB
11 14 (24.14%) SWT
11 14 (24.14%) GlassFish
11 14 (24.14%) Eclipse RCP
11 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
12 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
13 10 (17.24%) GWT
13 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Finance
13 10 (17.24%) Google
13 10 (17.24%) C
13 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (17.24%) IBM
14 9 (15.52%) IIS
14 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef

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 28 (48.28%) WebLogic
2 24 (41.38%) JBoss
3 14 (24.14%) GlassFish
4 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (15.52%) IIS
6 7 (12.07%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) DB2
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Eclipse
1 14 (24.14%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 24 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) UI/UX Developer
7 2 (3.45%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) J2EE
2 14 (24.14%) EJB
2 14 (24.14%) Swing
2 14 (24.14%) SWT
2 14 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (17.24%) GWT
4 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.07%) JSON
4 7 (12.07%) RESTful
4 7 (12.07%) Spring
4 7 (12.07%) Web Services
5 5 (8.62%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (6.90%) Middleware
7 1 (1.72%) COM
7 1 (1.72%) JMS
7 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.72%) SOAP
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) DataPower
2 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Unix
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows
4 6 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
2 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
2 7 (12.07%) Project Management
3 6 (10.34%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 6 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (5.17%) SOA
4 3 (5.17%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (3.45%) Coaching
5 2 (3.45%) DevOps
5 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (1.72%) BPMN
6 1 (1.72%) Change Management
6 1 (1.72%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.72%) Test Management
6 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) C
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) Jython
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Korn
6 1 (1.72%) LINC
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Oracle
2 17 (29.31%) Sybase
3 10 (17.24%) Google
3 10 (17.24%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.72%) hybris
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.72%) Sun
5 1 (1.72%) Unisys
5 1 (1.72%) webMethods