The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 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.

IBM WebSphere
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 28 47
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.88% 5.74% 3.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.73% 28.29% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 13
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £395 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £490
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 - £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 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 89 152 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 11.95% 20.29% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 84 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 £277 £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 £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) zOS
5 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (26.09%) ILOG
6 6 (26.09%) Middleware
6 6 (26.09%) IBM
6 6 (26.09%) LDAP
6 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 6 (26.09%) Staffware
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) DB2
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) HTTP
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) IIS
8 4 (17.39%) HTML

WebSphere
Co-occurring 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 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 3 (13.04%) Confluence
4 3 (13.04%) LiveCycle
4 3 (13.04%) SAS
5 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (4.35%) JBoss
6 1 (4.35%) Liferay
6 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Staffware
2 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) Google Checkout
2 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) ATM
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Endeca
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
3 4 (17.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Hudson
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Finance Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Process Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) Java EE
4 3 (13.04%) JSP
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) EJB
5 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
5 2 (8.70%) JNDI
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) JSTL
5 2 (8.70%) Lucene
5 2 (8.70%) Struts
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) zOS
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) BPMN
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) SEO
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Jython
4 2 (8.70%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) APMG
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA Wily
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) ILOG
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) hybris
4 2 (8.70%) Coremetrics
4 2 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) PayPal
5 1 (4.35%) ATG
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.35%) FatWire
5 1 (4.35%) Pega
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO