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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.26% - 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% - 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £500 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

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 114 97 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.54% 19.44% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 95
Median daily rate £475 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -26.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 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 March 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 - 4 £500 -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (97.30%) Java
3 33 (89.19%) JUnit
3 33 (89.19%) Spring
4 32 (86.49%) BPEL
4 32 (86.49%) BPMN
5 31 (83.78%) JBoss
6 29 (78.38%) Java EE
7 28 (75.68%) Jenkins
8 27 (72.97%) TDD
9 26 (70.27%) WebSphere Process Server
9 26 (70.27%) Unit Testing
9 26 (70.27%) Cucumber
10 25 (67.57%) Maven
10 25 (67.57%) Scrum
10 25 (67.57%) SQL
10 25 (67.57%) DevOps
11 24 (64.86%) Mockito
11 24 (64.86%) GitHub
11 24 (64.86%) Migration
11 24 (64.86%) Pair Programming
11 24 (64.86%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (59.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (54.05%) Publishing
14 11 (29.73%) Alfresco
14 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
15 7 (18.92%) Selenium
16 6 (16.22%) RESTful
16 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
16 6 (16.22%) Hibernate

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 31 (83.78%) JBoss
2 26 (70.27%) WebSphere Process Server
3 22 (59.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (29.73%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) GitHub
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 33 (89.19%) JUnit
2 28 (75.68%) Jenkins
3 26 (70.27%) Cucumber
4 25 (67.57%) Maven
5 24 (64.86%) Mockito
6 7 (18.92%) Selenium
7 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 20 (54.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Java Engineer
3 12 (32.43%) Software Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 11 (29.73%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (29.73%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) Spring
2 29 (78.38%) Java EE
3 6 (16.22%) Apache Camel
3 6 (16.22%) EJB
3 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
3 6 (16.22%) JMS
3 6 (16.22%) RESTful
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) Ajax
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) BPEL
2 32 (86.49%) BPMN
3 27 (72.97%) TDD
4 26 (70.27%) Unit Testing
5 25 (67.57%) DevOps
5 25 (67.57%) Scrum
6 24 (64.86%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (64.86%) Migration
6 24 (64.86%) Pair Programming
7 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
9 2 (5.41%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) IBM