Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 68 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.06% 3.24% 3.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 12.73% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 41
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -8.65% +22.35%
South East median daily rate £444 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -4.05% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 265 322 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.54% 25.43% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 238 206
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £471 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +43.66% -27.22%
10th Percentile £275 £293 £170
90th Percentile £580 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - +26.98%
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +21.62% +12.91%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -17 9 £500 -4.76%
Kidlington -6 5 £500 +11.11%
Banbury - 1 £473 -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) JBoss
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 9 (69.23%) QA
5 8 (61.54%) Release Management
5 8 (61.54%) JIRA
5 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
5 8 (61.54%) BDD
6 7 (53.85%) Data Quality
6 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (53.85%) SDLC
6 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Coaching
7 6 (46.15%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (38.46%) Degree
9 4 (30.77%) Time Management
9 4 (30.77%) Publishing
9 4 (30.77%) Scrum
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
10 3 (23.08%) JUnit
10 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
11 2 (15.38%) Mockito
11 2 (15.38%) DevOps
11 2 (15.38%) GitHub

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 11 (84.62%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Mockito
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Leader
2 5 (38.46%) QA Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Lead
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) Release Management
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) SDLC
5 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (46.15%) Coaching
6 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Time Management
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) BPEL
9 2 (15.38%) BPMN
9 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) CommVault
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware