Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.04% 2.05% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.84% 7.64% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 8
Oxford median daily rate £580 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.11% +13.10% +5.00%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £580 £488 £413
% change year-on-year +18.97% +18.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 128 157 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 20.45% 26.79% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 117 125
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +40.35%
10th Percentile £269 £200 £250
90th Percentile £580 £527 £523
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £435 £395
% change year-on-year +3.45% +10.13% +31.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Oxford median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% +18.15%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% -21.13% +26.79%

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

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (94.74%) GitHub
2 18 (94.74%) Pair Programming
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 18 (94.74%) Java EE
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) JUnit
2 18 (94.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (94.74%) JBoss
3 17 (89.47%) Maven
3 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 17 (89.47%) Scrum
3 17 (89.47%) Mockito
3 17 (89.47%) Cucumber
3 17 (89.47%) DevOps
3 17 (89.47%) Unit Testing
3 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (84.21%) BPMN
4 16 (84.21%) BPEL
5 14 (73.68%) WebSphere Process Server
5 14 (73.68%) Migration
6 6 (31.58%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) JMS
7 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
7 5 (26.32%) RESTful
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS

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 18 (94.74%) JBoss
1 18 (94.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (73.68%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (94.74%) GitHub
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (94.74%) JUnit
3 17 (89.47%) Cucumber
3 17 (89.47%) Maven
3 17 (89.47%) Mockito
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Developer
4 10 (52.63%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Java EE
1 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
3 5 (26.32%) JMS
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) EJB
4 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Pair Programming
3 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (89.47%) DevOps
3 17 (89.47%) Scrum
3 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 17 (89.47%) Unit Testing
4 16 (84.21%) BPEL
4 16 (84.21%) BPMN
5 14 (73.68%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript