The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 29 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
South East > Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 50 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.35% 2.36% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.15% 9.59% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £580 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.10% +15.85%  
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 141 146 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 22.74% 24.66% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 210 244
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
10th Percentile £313 £263 £258
90th Percentile £580 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.56% -36.25%  
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -2.94% -23.59%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Oxfordshire

WebSphere
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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 +5 15 £580 +22.10%
Kidlington - 1 £408 -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (97.06%) JUnit
2 33 (97.06%) JBoss
2 33 (97.06%) Jenkins
3 32 (94.12%) Cucumber
3 32 (94.12%) Spring
3 32 (94.12%) Java EE
3 32 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (94.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (94.12%) TDD
3 32 (94.12%) Pair Programming
3 32 (94.12%) Scrum
3 32 (94.12%) SQL
3 32 (94.12%) GitHub
4 31 (91.18%) Unit Testing
4 31 (91.18%) Maven
4 31 (91.18%) Mockito
4 31 (91.18%) DevOps
5 30 (88.24%) BPEL
5 30 (88.24%) BPMN
6 26 (76.47%) Migration
6 26 (76.47%) WebSphere Process Server
7 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (26.47%) Selenium
9 8 (23.53%) SOAP
10 7 (20.59%) Web Services
10 7 (20.59%) JMS
10 7 (20.59%) RESTful
10 7 (20.59%) Apache Camel

WebSphere
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 (97.06%) JBoss
2 32 (94.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (76.47%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 32 (94.12%) GitHub
2 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 33 (97.06%) Jenkins
1 33 (97.06%) JUnit
2 32 (94.12%) Cucumber
3 31 (91.18%) Maven
3 31 (91.18%) Mockito
4 9 (26.47%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Java Developer
3 17 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) Java EE
1 32 (94.12%) Spring
2 8 (23.53%) SOAP
3 7 (20.59%) Apache Camel
3 7 (20.59%) JMS
3 7 (20.59%) RESTful
3 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) EJB
4 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.76%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (94.12%) Pair Programming
2 32 (94.12%) Scrum
2 32 (94.12%) TDD
3 31 (91.18%) DevOps
3 31 (91.18%) Unit Testing
4 30 (88.24%) BPEL
4 30 (88.24%) BPMN
5 26 (76.47%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Process Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Open Source
8 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (94.12%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) HP