The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 44 44 54
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 1.77% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 12.50% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £550 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +16.40%  
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 - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 64 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.52% 14.19% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 33
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £8.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.11% -57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Gloucestershire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Gloucester - 3 £425 -
WebSphere
South West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XPath
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Anypoint
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Mule
3 2 (25.00%) Mule ESB
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) CPLEX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) RAML
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) XSD
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) API Design
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Constraint Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XPath
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CloudHub
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) ILOG
3 1 (12.50%) OpenText