Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 77 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -42 +53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 65 30 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.96% 1.70% 4.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.29% 10.99% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +31.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £394 £308
90th Percentile £475 £630 £475
South East median daily rate £438 £465 £445
% change year-on-year -5.91% +4.49% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 529 273 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.09% 15.50% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 147 203
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £445 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £293 £246 £251
90th Percentile £539 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.36% -14.81% +5.84%
10th Percentile £21.47 £13.33 £9.80
90th Percentile £60.00 £13.98 £27.30
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.61% +20.27% +11.38%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +15 61 £463 -11.06% 3
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 50 (76.92%) Java
2 41 (63.08%) IBM
3 35 (53.85%) Spring
4 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (52.31%) Hibernate
5 31 (47.69%) HTTP
6 30 (46.15%) Tomcat
7 27 (41.54%) Web Services
8 25 (38.46%) J2EE
9 23 (35.38%) CRM
9 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
10 22 (33.85%) Apache
10 22 (33.85%) WebSphere MQ
11 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
11 21 (32.31%) JDBC
11 21 (32.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (32.31%) Apache CXF
12 20 (30.77%) Eclipse
13 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
14 16 (24.62%) SQL
15 15 (23.08%) Waterfall
16 14 (21.54%) JIRA
16 14 (21.54%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (20.00%) MVC
17 13 (20.00%) Spring MVC
17 13 (20.00%) Maven
17 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (18.46%) XML
18 12 (18.46%) Linux
19 11 (16.92%) Internet

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 30 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 22 (33.85%) Apache
3 14 (21.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (13.85%) Confluence
5 8 (12.31%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (4.62%) JBoss
7 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.54%) IIS
9 1 (1.54%) nginx
9 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.69%) Google Checkout
2 5 (7.69%) PaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
4 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (47.69%) HTTP
2 11 (16.92%) Internet
3 10 (15.38%) FTP
3 10 (15.38%) SMTP
3 10 (15.38%) SSL
4 6 (9.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.69%) Endeca
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.62%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.54%) JIRA
4 13 (20.00%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) Ant
5 5 (7.69%) Hudson
5 5 (7.69%) Subversion
6 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.08%) GitLab
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Back Office
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 36 (55.38%) Java Developer
3 27 (41.54%) Senior Developer
3 27 (41.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
4 15 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (18.46%) Lead Developer
5 12 (18.46%) Lead Java Developer
6 11 (16.92%) J2EE Team Leader
6 11 (16.92%) Java Team Leader
6 11 (16.92%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 11 (16.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (16.92%) Team Leader
7 10 (15.38%) Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) Spring
2 34 (52.31%) Hibernate
3 27 (41.54%) Web Services
4 25 (38.46%) J2EE
5 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
6 22 (33.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 21 (32.31%) Apache CXF
7 21 (32.31%) JDBC
7 21 (32.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 12 (18.46%) XML
10 10 (15.38%) cXML
10 10 (15.38%) ebXML
10 10 (15.38%) EDI
10 10 (15.38%) XML Schema
11 8 (12.31%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (12.31%) JMS
11 8 (12.31%) Spring Integration
12 7 (10.77%) Ajax
12 7 (10.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) DataPower
1 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.69%) AS400
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) CRM
3 15 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.00%) MVC
5 11 (16.92%) API Development
6 10 (15.38%) B2B
6 10 (15.38%) Data Security
6 10 (15.38%) EAI
6 10 (15.38%) High Availability
7 8 (12.31%) ITIL
8 7 (10.77%) Quality Management
8 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Validation
9 5 (7.69%) Analytics
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps
9 5 (7.69%) OOD
9 5 (7.69%) SEO
9 5 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) ActionScript
3 10 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
3 10 (15.38%) ActionScript 3.0
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.62%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) MCSE
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) RosettaNet
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Consul
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) Mesos
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) IBM
2 10 (15.38%) webMethods
3 5 (7.69%) Coremetrics
3 5 (7.69%) Google
3 5 (7.69%) hybris
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) PayPal
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.08%) Cognos
5 2 (3.08%) EMC
5 2 (3.08%) Fiserv
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) Mercator
6 1 (1.54%) Temenos
6 1 (1.54%) VMware