Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 22 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 106 102
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.07% 1.03% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Bristol median daily rate - £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% -12.00%
South West median daily rate £473 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -5.50% +3.09% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00

WebSphere 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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 281 290 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.26% 17.05% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 211 193
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £180
90th Percentile £525 £525 £598
South West median daily rate £380 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +4.83% -2.82% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.00% -80.00% +506.06%
10th Percentile £22.55 £19.10 £51.50
90th Percentile £55.60 £94.50 £125.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +22.81% -27.39% +96.25%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Bristol

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Bristol

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM