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 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 89 103
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 1.40% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 9.06% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 16
Median daily rate £400 £385 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -17.86%  
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 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
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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Havant - 7 £400 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £388 -
WebSphere
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 45 (86.54%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (55.77%) Red Hat
4 27 (51.92%) Oracle
5 25 (48.08%) Shell Script
6 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 23 (44.23%) IBM
8 21 (40.38%) JBoss
9 19 (36.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (32.69%) IBM Integration Bus
12 16 (30.77%) AIX
13 15 (28.85%) Open Source
14 14 (26.92%) Solaris
14 14 (26.92%) Web Services
14 14 (26.92%) SAN
15 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
15 13 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
15 13 (25.00%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (25.00%) Apache Geronimo
16 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database
16 12 (23.08%) Korn
16 12 (23.08%) Java
17 11 (21.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 10 (19.23%) Analytics
18 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
19 9 (17.31%) J2EE
19 9 (17.31%) XML

WebSphere
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 21 (40.38%) JBoss
2 19 (36.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (25.00%) Apache Geronimo
3 13 (25.00%) Apache TomEE
3 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (15.38%) Apache
4 8 (15.38%) ATG Dynamo
4 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) SMTP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) DB2
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) IBM BigInsights
3 3 (5.77%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Ant
1 8 (15.38%) Log4j
1 8 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) AIX Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Specialist
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Server Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Subject Matter Expert
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Expert
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (32.69%) IBM Integration Bus
3 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 9 (17.31%) J2EE
4 9 (17.31%) XML
4 9 (17.31%) XSLT
5 8 (15.38%) JDBC
5 8 (15.38%) JMS
5 8 (15.38%) JSP
5 8 (15.38%) Servlets
6 6 (11.54%) Middleware
7 3 (5.77%) SOAP
8 2 (3.85%) Ajax
8 2 (3.85%) CSS
8 2 (3.85%) HTML
8 2 (3.85%) JSF
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (3.85%) REST
9 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.92%) DataPower
1 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (30.77%) AIX
4 14 (26.92%) Solaris
5 6 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 10 (19.23%) Analytics
3 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.38%) Personalization
3 8 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.62%) Time Management
5 3 (5.77%) Network Design
6 2 (3.85%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (3.85%) SOA
6 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.92%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (1.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Shell Script
2 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (23.08%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) Korn
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Jython
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCDP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.92%) QRadar
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Red Hat
2 27 (51.92%) Oracle
3 23 (44.23%) IBM
4 8 (15.38%) ATG
5 5 (9.62%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) CA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) SAP