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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South West / Somerset
Rank - 36 46
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.85% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31 52 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 14.90% 19.77% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 51
Median daily rate £350 £350 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% +65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Somerset

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) IFS
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby

WebSphere
Top Related 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) IFS