Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 65 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 70 46 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.96% 2.64% 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.43% 14.56% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 33
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £347 £250
90th Percentile £475 £515 £475
South East median daily rate £444 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -4.05% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 563 316 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.78% 18.16% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 165 247
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £290 £235 £213
90th Percentile £525 £535 £538
South East median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £54.20 £34.58 £27.30
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +21.62% +12.91%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -3 61 £375 -8.54%
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 44 (62.86%) Java
2 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.86%) Spring
4 28 (40.00%) IBM
5 27 (38.57%) Hibernate
6 24 (34.29%) HTTP
7 22 (31.43%) Web Services
8 21 (30.00%) Tomcat
8 21 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 20 (28.57%) SQL
10 19 (27.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (25.71%) Eclipse
12 16 (22.86%) J2EE
12 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
13 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
14 14 (20.00%) Maven
14 14 (20.00%) Apache
14 14 (20.00%) CRM
15 13 (18.57%) JIRA
16 12 (17.14%) Apache CXF
16 12 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (17.14%) JDBC
16 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
17 11 (15.71%) Internet
17 11 (15.71%) MVC
17 11 (15.71%) Spring MVC
18 10 (14.29%) API Development
19 9 (12.86%) cXML
19 9 (12.86%) RosettaNet

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 21 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (27.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (20.00%) Apache
4 8 (11.43%) Confluence
4 8 (11.43%) OpenStack
5 7 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.71%) JBoss
9 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.43%) IIS
9 1 (1.43%) Liferay
9 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) PaaS
2 7 (10.00%) IaaS
3 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.14%) Google Analytics
4 5 (7.14%) Google Checkout
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) HTTP
2 11 (15.71%) Internet
3 9 (12.86%) FTP
3 9 (12.86%) SMTP
3 9 (12.86%) SSL
4 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) Intranet
5 2 (2.86%) LDAP
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.14%) Endeca
4 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Eclipse
2 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.00%) Maven
4 13 (18.57%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) Ant
5 5 (7.14%) GitLab
5 5 (7.14%) Hudson
5 5 (7.14%) Subversion
6 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.29%) Introscope
7 2 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Senior Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 10 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Consultant
7 7 (10.00%) Lead Developer
8 6 (8.57%) J2EE Team Leader
8 6 (8.57%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (8.57%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Migration Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) Spring
2 27 (38.57%) Hibernate
3 22 (31.43%) Web Services
4 21 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 16 (22.86%) J2EE
6 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 12 (17.14%) Apache CXF
7 12 (17.14%) JDBC
7 12 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (15.71%) Spring MVC
9 9 (12.86%) CSS
9 9 (12.86%) cXML
9 9 (12.86%) ebXML
9 9 (12.86%) EDI
9 9 (12.86%) HTML
9 9 (12.86%) XML
9 9 (12.86%) XML Schema
10 7 (10.00%) Ajax
10 7 (10.00%) JSP
11 6 (8.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) DataPower
1 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.14%) AS400
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Solaris
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) CRM
3 11 (15.71%) MVC
4 10 (14.29%) API Development
5 9 (12.86%) B2B
5 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.86%) Data Security
5 9 (12.86%) EAI
5 9 (12.86%) High Availability
5 9 (12.86%) OO
5 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (8.57%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.14%) OOD
8 5 (7.14%) Project Management
8 5 (7.14%) SEO
8 5 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) ActionScript
4 9 (12.86%) ActionScript 2.0
4 9 (12.86%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) CCNA
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) RosettaNet
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) CA Wily
1 3 (4.29%) Consul
1 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.29%) Mesos
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) IBM
2 9 (12.86%) webMethods
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.14%) Coremetrics
5 5 (7.14%) Google
5 5 (7.14%) hybris
5 5 (7.14%) PayPal
5 5 (7.14%) SAP
6 3 (4.29%) CA
6 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.29%) Remedy
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) FatWire