Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 20 November 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 Application Server (WAS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +73
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 - -
East of England median daily rate £463 £700 £375
% change year-on-year -33.93% +86.67% +29.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.72% 15.64% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 56
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £291 £200 £121
90th Percentile £575 £488 £598
East of England median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +10.97% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.34% +1.43% +204.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £32.65 £22.30
90th Percentile £15.75 £37.95 £45.25
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Bedfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java