The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South East / Hampshire
Rank 70 101 108
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 42 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.26% 1.10% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.70% 6.00% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 8
Median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £370 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 359 400 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 19.32% 18.34% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 278 186
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 13
Median hourly rate £26.50 £31.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.87% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £14.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Hampshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Hampshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Hampshire

WebSphere
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Winchester +14 9 £435 -
Havant -1 5 £380 +1.33%
Basingstoke +7 2 £314 -10.28%
Farnborough -8 1 £390 -13.33%
Southampton - 1 £450 -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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

1 62 (75.61%) Linux
2 44 (53.66%) IBM
3 42 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 42 (51.22%) Security Cleared
4 39 (47.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (43.90%) Red Hat
6 35 (42.68%) Oracle
6 35 (42.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (40.24%) JBoss
8 29 (35.37%) Shell Script
9 26 (31.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 26 (31.71%) IBM Integration Bus
10 22 (26.83%) Open Source
11 21 (25.61%) Java
12 20 (24.39%) Tomcat
12 20 (24.39%) Bash Shell
12 20 (24.39%) Apache TomEE
12 20 (24.39%) Apache Geronimo
13 19 (23.17%) Web Services
14 18 (21.95%) AIX
15 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
15 17 (20.73%) ATG
15 17 (20.73%) Oracle Database
16 16 (19.51%) Analytics
16 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
16 16 (19.51%) J2EE
17 15 (18.29%) DB2
18 14 (17.07%) WebLogic
19 13 (15.85%) XML
19 13 (15.85%) XSLT

WebSphere
Top Related 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 35 (42.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 33 (40.24%) JBoss
3 20 (24.39%) Apache Geronimo
3 20 (24.39%) Apache TomEE
3 20 (24.39%) Tomcat
4 14 (17.07%) WebLogic
5 13 (15.85%) ATG Dynamo
6 12 (14.63%) Apache
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Maximo
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (6.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) SAN
2 7 (8.54%) SMTP
3 6 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) HTTP
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle Database
2 15 (18.29%) DB2
3 7 (8.54%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.54%) IBM BigInsights
3 7 (8.54%) Neo4j
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Ant
1 13 (15.85%) Log4j
2 12 (14.63%) Subversion
3 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (8.54%) Billing
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (12.20%) WebSphere Specialist
3 9 (10.98%) AIX Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Applications Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Billing Support
5 6 (7.32%) Server Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Support Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (6.10%) Security Specialist
6 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.10%) Technical Support Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Subject Matter Expert
8 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) IBM Integration Bus
1 26 (31.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (23.17%) Web Services
3 16 (19.51%) J2EE
4 13 (15.85%) JDBC
4 13 (15.85%) JMS
4 13 (15.85%) JSP
4 13 (15.85%) Servlets
4 13 (15.85%) XML
4 13 (15.85%) XSLT
5 9 (10.98%) Middleware
6 3 (3.66%) Ajax
6 3 (3.66%) CSS
6 3 (3.66%) HTML
6 3 (3.66%) JSF
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (2.44%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Linux
2 39 (47.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (21.95%) AIX
4 11 (13.41%) Windows
5 9 (10.98%) Solaris
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Open Source
2 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
3 16 (19.51%) Analytics
4 13 (15.85%) Personalization
5 12 (14.63%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.54%) Network Design
7 7 (8.54%) SIEM
8 5 (6.10%) Change Management
8 5 (6.10%) Service Management
9 4 (4.88%) Biometrics
10 3 (3.66%) Records Management
10 3 (3.66%) Scrum
10 3 (3.66%) SOA
11 2 (2.44%) Case Management
11 2 (2.44%) Security Monitoring
11 2 (2.44%) Smoke Testing
11 2 (2.44%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.44%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Shell Script
2 21 (25.61%) Java
3 20 (24.39%) Bash Shell
4 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.98%) SQL
6 4 (4.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (51.22%) SC Cleared
1 42 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) CCDP
2 1 (1.22%) CCNA
2 1 (1.22%) CCNP
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.22%) MCITP
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle Clusterware
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Puppet
2 7 (8.54%) QRadar
2 7 (8.54%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.54%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (53.66%) IBM
2 36 (43.90%) Red Hat
3 35 (42.68%) Oracle
4 17 (20.73%) ATG
5 9 (10.98%) VMware
6 7 (8.54%) NetCracker
7 6 (7.32%) Comptel
8 3 (3.66%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft