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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.38% 2.76% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
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 £40.00 £35.00 £37.48
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.60%  

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 94 145 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.34% 17.10% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 108 130
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £188 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 June 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 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) DataPower
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com