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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.87% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 51 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.10% 16.67% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 52
Median daily rate £365 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
Luton - 1 £388 -
WebSphere Application Server
East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) JSR 168
1 5 (100.00%) JSR 286
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) OSGi
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Finance

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) JSR 168
1 5 (100.00%) JSR 286
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) OSGi
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle