The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 58 41 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 27.62% 16.67% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 45
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £31.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +23.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Somerset

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Somerset

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Somerset 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
Taunton - 1 £375 -
WebSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware