The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 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 Application Server (WAS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.99% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.39% 2.58% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% -9.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +17.83% -7.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +1.40%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 228 194 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.55% 20.70% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 116 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.16% -41.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Milton Keynes -8 9 £325 +10.63% 1
WebSphere Application Server
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) Web Services
4 9 (69.23%) OO
4 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
4 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
4 9 (69.23%) Spring
5 8 (61.54%) JSP
6 7 (53.85%) JBoss
6 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Maven
7 6 (46.15%) Dojo
8 4 (30.77%) HTTP
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Time Management
8 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) SLA
9 3 (23.08%) CA
9 3 (23.08%) Introscope
9 3 (23.08%) J2EE
10 2 (15.38%) Oracle
10 2 (15.38%) Ant
10 2 (15.38%) JUnit
10 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
10 2 (15.38%) EJB

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (53.85%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
1 2 (15.38%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Introscope
4 2 (15.38%) Ant
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) JSP
4 6 (46.15%) Dojo
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) EJB
6 2 (15.38%) Java EE
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) JSTL
6 2 (15.38%) Lucene
6 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Struts
7 1 (7.69%) JDBC
7 1 (7.69%) JNDI
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Jython
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) Coremetrics
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) PayPal
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) IBM