The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.26% - 2.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.48
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.60%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 21 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 11.29% 6.60% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 20
Median daily rate £345 £361 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -6.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £620 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.81% -13.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Basingstoke

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Basingstoke

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
1 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CA