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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 0.44% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £430 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.30% -  
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 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 117 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.20% 12.93% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 88 104
Median daily rate £384 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.86% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Bristol

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

WebSphere
Top Related 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 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Support
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) DHTML
1 2 (40.00%) EJB
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com