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 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 34 50
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.56% 4.04% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.18% 21.95% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Median daily rate £338 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £500
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 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 170 123 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 22.94% 18.41% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 73 87
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.51%  
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 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 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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 16 (48.48%) Java
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Spring
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
4 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 8 (24.24%) JSP
5 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
6 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) JBoss
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (18.18%) Retail
7 6 (18.18%) Maven
7 6 (18.18%) JIRA
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) IBM
7 6 (18.18%) Dojo
7 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
8 5 (15.15%) Docker

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 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (9.09%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) LiveCycle
5 3 (9.09%) SAS
6 2 (6.06%) Apache
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
7 1 (3.03%) Liferay
7 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.06%) Google Checkout
2 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) ATM
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) Endeca
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Maven
4 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.12%) SonarQube
4 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.06%) Ant
6 2 (6.06%) Hudson
6 2 (6.06%) Introscope
6 2 (6.06%) JUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Finance Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Process Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) CSS
2 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 8 (24.24%) JSP
4 6 (18.18%) Dojo
5 4 (12.12%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) Kafka
5 4 (12.12%) Spring Boot
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
6 3 (9.09%) J2EE
6 3 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (6.06%) Java EE
7 2 (6.06%) JSTL
7 2 (6.06%) Lucene
7 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) zOS
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Microservices
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) BPMN
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Kanban
6 3 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Mesos
2 3 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 3 (9.09%) Marathon
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe
3 3 (9.09%) ILOG
3 3 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (6.06%) CA
4 2 (6.06%) Coremetrics
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) PayPal
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.03%) FatWire
5 1 (3.03%) Pega
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat