The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 Application Server (WAS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 69 64 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 3.95% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 152 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 12.20% 20.21% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 83 85
Median daily rate £358 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +0.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Jython
3 3 (60.00%) JNDI
3 3 (60.00%) CA Wily
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Garbage Collection
3 3 (60.00%) Korn
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) PayPal
4 2 (40.00%) Google Checkout
4 2 (40.00%) hybris
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Endeca
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Coremetrics

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) JNDI
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) JSTL
4 2 (40.00%) Lucene
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Jython
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Coremetrics
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) PayPal