The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 40 64
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.81% 3.62% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.29% 17.35% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Median daily rate £350 £355 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +7.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £500
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 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 236 196 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.87% 20.87% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 112
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 £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 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 -20 21 £325 -13.90% 2
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) ITIL
6 11 (23.91%) Unix
6 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (21.74%) CSS
7 10 (21.74%) Web Services
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
7 10 (21.74%) Spring
7 10 (21.74%) OpenShift
7 10 (21.74%) DevOps
8 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
8 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
8 9 (19.57%) OO
8 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
9 8 (17.39%) Middleware
9 8 (17.39%) JSP
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.39%) PaaS
10 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.22%) IaaS
10 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
10 7 (15.22%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) JBoss

WebSphere
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 (28.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (15.22%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) Confluence
4 3 (6.52%) LiveCycle
4 3 (6.52%) SAS
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.17%) Liferay
6 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) OpenShift
2 8 (17.39%) PaaS
3 7 (15.22%) IaaS
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) ATM
4 2 (4.35%) Intranet
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) DB2
1 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Endeca
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) SonarQube
3 4 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) Introscope
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
5 2 (4.35%) Hudson
5 2 (4.35%) JUnit
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
1 13 (28.26%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Finance Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
3 10 (21.74%) Spring
3 10 (21.74%) Web Services
4 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
5 8 (17.39%) JSP
5 8 (17.39%) Middleware
6 6 (13.04%) Dojo
7 5 (10.87%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) Kafka
8 4 (8.70%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.52%) J2EE
9 3 (6.52%) REST
9 3 (6.52%) XML
10 2 (4.35%) EJB
10 2 (4.35%) Lucene
10 2 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Unix
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) zOS
4 4 (8.70%) Windows
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 10 (21.74%) DevOps
4 9 (19.57%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Change Management
8 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.70%) Microservices
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Time Management
10 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) ITSM
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Service Management
10 3 (6.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Jython
6 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.52%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CA Wily
1 4 (8.70%) Mesos
2 3 (6.52%) Marathon
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) Remedy
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe
4 3 (6.52%) CA
4 3 (6.52%) ILOG
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) hybris
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) PayPal
5 2 (4.35%) Pega
6 1 (2.17%) Avaya
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) FatWire
6 1 (2.17%) VMware