The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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 Application Server (WAS)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 25 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.94% 1.19% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.12% 4.83% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Median daily rate £580 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.10% +7.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +1.40%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 138 145 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.73% 24.62% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 105 115
Median daily rate £533 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £10.50 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -36.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £15.40 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Oxfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 14 £580 +22.10%
WebSphere Application Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
1 33 (100.00%) JUnit
1 33 (100.00%) JBoss
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 33 (100.00%) Spring
1 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 33 (100.00%) Java EE
1 33 (100.00%) GitHub
1 33 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (96.97%) DevOps
2 32 (96.97%) Unit Testing
2 32 (96.97%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (96.97%) Mockito
2 32 (96.97%) Cucumber
2 32 (96.97%) Maven
2 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 32 (96.97%) TDD
2 32 (96.97%) Scrum
3 31 (93.94%) BPEL
3 31 (93.94%) BPMN
4 27 (81.82%) Migration
4 27 (81.82%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (21.21%) RESTful
6 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
6 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) JMS

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 33 (100.00%) JBoss
1 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (81.82%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) GitHub
2 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 33 (100.00%) JUnit
2 32 (96.97%) Cucumber
2 32 (96.97%) Maven
2 32 (96.97%) Mockito
3 7 (21.21%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 26 (78.79%) Java Developer
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Architect
9 1 (3.03%) AWS Architect
9 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
9 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) Java EE
1 33 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
2 7 (21.21%) JMS
2 7 (21.21%) RESTful
2 7 (21.21%) SOAP
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) EJB
3 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.12%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (100.00%) Pair Programming
2 32 (96.97%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (96.97%) DevOps
2 32 (96.97%) Scrum
2 32 (96.97%) TDD
2 32 (96.97%) Unit Testing
3 31 (93.94%) BPEL
3 31 (93.94%) BPMN
4 27 (81.82%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Process Management
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (96.97%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript