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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 1.07% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 6.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £314 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.28% -  
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 - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 16 45 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 6.32% 16.07% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Basingstoke

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related 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 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware