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 27 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 West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 47
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 2.30% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 12.94% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £550 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.13%  
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 £37.65
% change year-on-year +14.28% -7.03%  

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 59 85 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 17.93% 17.78% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 40
Median daily rate £325 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +48.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

WebSphere
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM