Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 46 43
Rank change year-on-year -32 -3 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.85% 4.09% 4.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 18.42% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 24
Oxford median daily rate £500 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% +15.56%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £531 £520
% change year-on-year -8.24% +2.16% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 141 152 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 19.86% 22.22% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 110 124
Oxford median daily rate £475 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -31.58%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £157
90th Percentile £590 £602 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £451 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -5.16% +46.15% -29.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Oxford median hourly rate £14.00 £20.65 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.19% -31.75% +89.06%
10th Percentile £13.20 £20.09 £17.53
90th Percentile £16.90 £21.49 £44.38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +2.63% +7.41%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Oxford

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Leader
2 3 (50.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (33.33%) UAT Lead
3 2 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Data Quality