The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 22 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 49
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 1.64% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 9.52% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £625 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +92.30%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 35 63 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 11.55% 17.21% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 63
Median daily rate £363 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £625 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Cambridge

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) PagerDuty
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace