The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server (WAS)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 112 123
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.25% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 1.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £385 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -35.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00%  

WebSphere Application Server 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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 277 309 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 15.43% 15.46% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 216 277
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £18.26 £52.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.21% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.34 £59.31 £30.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hampshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hampshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hampshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £388 -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) IBM
4 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
4 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
5 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
5 13 (68.42%) IBM Integration Bus
5 13 (68.42%) Open Source
5 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
5 13 (68.42%) JBoss
5 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
5 13 (68.42%) Apache TomEE
5 13 (68.42%) Apache Geronimo
6 12 (63.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
7 10 (52.63%) Analytics
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 3 (15.79%) Neo4j
9 3 (15.79%) IBM BigInsights
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) DB2
9 3 (15.79%) SMTP
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) Network Design
9 3 (15.79%) Puppet
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
9 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
10 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (68.42%) Apache Geronimo
2 13 (68.42%) Apache TomEE
2 13 (68.42%) JBoss
2 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) IBM BigInsights
1 3 (15.79%) Neo4j
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Server Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (63.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.26%) XSD
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.26%) DataPower
1 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Open Source
2 10 (52.63%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
2 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Jython
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) IBM
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) SAP