The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 39 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.85% 1.37% 2.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.41% 8.33% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Median daily rate £525 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon region.

Application Platforms Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
88 60 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 25.00% 16.44% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 55
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Swindon region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (56.25%) Sun
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) Solaris
5 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 6 (37.50%) SCOM
5 6 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (37.50%) Control-M
5 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) AIX
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Ant
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Jython
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) BPEL
3 1 (6.25%) BPMN
3 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) DNA
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Jython
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Control-M
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Sun
3 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Bluefish Communications